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  • Family Dollar's shareholders approved an $8.5 billion cash-and-stock offer from Dollar Tree Inc in January, scuppering a higher hostile offer from larger rival Dollar General Corp.. Antitrust regulators are still reviewing the deal, but the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has identified about 340 stores for Dollar Tree to divest so it can gain approval for...

  • Family Dollar's quarterly sales rise 3 pct Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 8:16 AM ET

    April 8- Family Dollar Stores Inc, the No. 2 U.S. dollar store chain, reported a 3 percent rise in sales in what is likely to be its last quarterly report as a public company. Family Dollar has agreed to be bought by smaller rival Dollar Tree Inc for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock. The company's net income fell to $76.7 million, or 67 cents per share, in the second...

  • Family Dollar beats 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 8:06 AM ET

    MATTHEWS, N.C.— Family Dollar, which is in the process of being bought by rival Dollar Tree Inc., reported a 16 percent drop in its fiscal second-quarter net income as severe winter weather hurt sales. In January, Family Dollar's shareholders approved Dollar Tree's $8.5 billion takeover bid, despite higher competing offers from Dollar General Corp. On Tuesday,...

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    Markets expect to hear from a dovish Fed Wednesday, while a bubbling up of oil prices makes weekly U.S. inventory data a bigger than normal focus.

  • April 7- Dollar Tree Inc said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has identified about 340 stores to be divested for the $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc to go through. Dollar Tree said it expects all or almost all of the stores to be that of Family Dollar, which operates more than 8,000 stores as of August 30. Family Dollar shareholders approved...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Markets expect to hear from a dovish Fed Wednesday, while a bubbling up of oil prices makes weekly U.S. inventory data a bigger than normal focus.

  • April 7- Dollar Tree Inc said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has identified about 340 stores to be divested for the $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc to go through. Dollar Tree said it expects all or almost all of the stores to be that of Family Dollar. Family Dollar shareholders in January approved Dollar Tree's $8.5 billion cash-and-stock...

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  • 10 retailers bucking the trend and opening stores Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    A Dick's Sporting Goods store in West Nyack, New York

    On the heels of massive store closings, here are the companies that announced the greatest number of new locations in 2014.

  • March 12- Dollar General Stores Inc said on Thursday it plans to accelerate new store rollouts in a bid to bolster its position among U.S. discount retailers after failing to upend a merger agreement between rivals Family Dollar and Dollar Tree. Dollar General also authorized a $1 billion share repurchase plan, and said Chief Financial Officer David Tehle will...

  • Dollar General forecasts profit below estimates Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    A customer walks into a Dollar General store near Montpelier, Vermont.

    Dollar General forecast full-year earnings below analysts' expectations, as the company plans to open more stores.

  • March 12- Dollar General Stores Inc forecast full-year earnings below analysts' expectations, as the company plans to open more stores ahead of a merger of its rivals Family Dollar Stores Inc and Dollar Tree Inc. Dollar General forecast earnings of about $3.85- $3.95 per share for the year ending January 2016, below the average analyst expectation of $3.99.

  • Feb 25- Dollar Tree Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly sales on Wednesday and said it expected to reach an agreement with the U.S. antitrust regulator by early March on store divestitures to get approval for its acquisition of larger rival Family Dollar Stores Inc.. Dollar Tree said it remained confident it would not have to divest more than 300 stores...

  • Feb 25- Dollar Tree Inc's quarterly sales rose about 11 percent, helped by higher demand for party supplies, household products and food during the holiday season. Shares of Dollar Tree, which sells items for $1 or less at its namesake chain, rose 1.2 percent to $78.40 in light premarket trading. Dollar Tree, which will replace Dollar General Corp as the No.1 U.S....

  • Family Dollar estimates 4 pct rise in Dec-Jan sales Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:01 AM ET

    Feb 25- Family Dollar Stores Inc estimated a 4.1 percent rise in net sales in the two months ended Jan. 31, weeks after the company's shareholders approved its acquisition by smaller rival Dollar Tree Inc.. Family Dollar said on Wednesday net sales rose to $1.94 billion from $1.86 billion, a year earlier. Family Dollar's first quarter will end on Feb. 28.

  • Dollar Tree's quarterly sales rise about 11 pct Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    Feb 25- Dollar Tree Inc's quarterly sales rose about 11 percent, helped by higher demand for party supplies, household products and food during the holiday season. Dollar Tree said this month that the U.S. antitrust regulator was reviewing more than 500 stores for divestiture. The company's net income fell to $206.6 million, or $1.00 per share, in the fourth...

  • Hedgies all-in on stocks; here's how to play it Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
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    Allocations in the industry have turned to their most bullish positions ever, with a net-long exposure of 57 percent.

  • Wal-Mart Wage Raise Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 3:22 PM ET
    Employees assist shoppers at the check out counter of a Walmart store in Los Angeles.

    Wal-Mart raises minimum wage for workers