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Family Dollar shareholders approve Dollar Tree takeover

...13,000 stores. Dollar General has more than 11,000 stores.Shares of all three companies rose Thursday. Family Dollar Stores Inc. added 89 cents, or 1.2 percent, to close at $76.44. Dollar Tree Inc. rose $2.44, or 3.6 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/family-dollar-shareholders
Dollar General misses forecasts

...of $3.50 per share.Dollar General made a $9.1 billion takeover bid for Matthews, North Carolina-based Family Dollar Stores Inc. in September, after Family Dollar rejected its other offers. In July, Family Dollar accepted an $8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/dollar-general-misses-fore
Police seek Family Dollar bandit

Police are looking for a man armed with a pistol who robbed the Family Dollar store on Bayvale Road after 10 a.m. today.The suspect is described as a black man wearing a red University of Georgia sweatshirt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-02/police-seek-family-dol
Family Dollar bandit sought

...ski mask holding a semi-automatic handgun with an extended magazine took an undisclosed amount of money from the Family Dollar store at 1991 Broad St. at 8:18 a.m.The robber is shown on surveillance video wearing a white shirt over a dark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-28/family-dollar-bandit-sought
Rants & Raves

...Uptons and they still couldn't fill his shoes. RAVES TO MR. Joel Reed of Harlem. He rents trailers near the Family Dollar store. He is one of the kindest, nicest people you will ever meet. Thank you for looking out for elderly people. DON'T...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/rants-raves
Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

...chain has commenced an open offering to investors of Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $80 per share in cash. That offer was...company to ultimately win the dollar store war.Family Dollar Stores Inc. has been exploring a sale amid considerable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
Family Dollar bucks Dollar General bid again

...June shareholder Carl Icahn urged the Matthews, N.C.-based company to put itself up for sale.A month later Family Dollar Stores Inc. accepted an $8.5 billion deal with Chesapeake, Va.-based Dollar Tree Inc. The transaction includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/family-dollar-bucks-dollar
Business news

...antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement Thursday that its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

...whether any Dollar Tree or Family Dollar stores would close. Dollar Tree will...to comment.Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash...Dollar shareholders.Shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc., which is based in Charlotte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/dollar-tree-buys-family-do
Biz bits

...the possibility of another fine.In other newsACTIVIST INVESTOR Carl Icahn said Thursday that he wants to see Family Dollar Stores Inc. sold at once, and he told the Matthews, N.C.-based retailer that he's prepared to seek the removal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/biz-bits