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The potential Dollar General purchase of Family Dollar would be a "big deal" in the retail space, especially for investors, says Patrick McKeever, managing director and senior equity analyst at MKM Partners.
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Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc said it was confident it would need to divest fewer stores than anticipated to win antitrust approval to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc.. Dollar Tree's shares rose as much as 7 percent to a record high of $67.08 on Thursday. Dollar Tree will become the largest U.S. dollar store chain if it pulls off the deal by fending off a...
Discount retailer Dollar Tree raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.
Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.. Dollar Tree, which like other discounters is facing competition from small-format stores opened by big retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc, will become the largest dollar store chain if it pulls off...
Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc reported its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.. Dollar Tree's net income rose 6 percent to $133 million, or 64 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 1. Dollar Tree has agreed to buy Family Dollar Inc but the deal is facing a challenge from Dollar General Corp, the No. 1 U.S. discount chain.
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*Oplink jumps, to be bought by Koch Industries' subsidiary. *Cliffs Natural Resources shares slide. NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower on Wednesday following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500 and ahead of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting.
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*Cliffs Natural Resources shares slide. NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500 and ahead of housing data and minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting. *Cliffs Natural Resources said it was looking to exit its Eastern Canadian iron ore operations,...
Dollar General may need to divest more than 4,000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar.
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Oct 31- Dollar General Corp extended its tender offer for shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc to Dec. 31, until after a shareholder vote that will decide the fate of a rival bid by Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar General had received offers for only about 4 million Family Dollar shares of a total 114 million outstanding shares as of Oct. 30, a day before the offer was to expire.