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Spotlight on...Peltz pouncing on Family Dollar

Nelson Peltz, the US activist investor, has grabbed the headlines in recent years with investments in firms he believed needed to change str...


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In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings. 


Michelle Russell | 7 Jul 2015

Dollar Tree has completed its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, in a deal that will extend its reach to low-income customers, and strengthen and diversify its footprint.


Michelle Russell | 2 Jul 2015

Family Dollar Stores saw its earning slide in the third quarter as it recorded charges related to its Dollar Tree merger and restructuring costs.


Michelle Russell | 8 Apr 2015

Family Dollar Stores said it is seeing tangible benefits from the investment it has made to strengthen its value proposition, as it revealed increased second-quarter sales and margins.


Katie Smith | 3 Mar 2015

The US has raised “serious” concerns over worker rights in Honduras and the enforcement of labour laws under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), following a probe into working conditions at facilities, including apparel factories.


Michelle Russell | 23 Jan 2015

Family Dollar stockholders have finally voted to approve the proposed merger with Dollar Tree.


Michelle Russell | 13 Jan 2015

Dollar Tree says it will need to divest around 300 stores if its acquisition of Family Dollar is to be approved.


Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 2015

Family Dollar Stores said it experienced a very challenging first-quarter as it continued its turnaround, with a fall in earnings and a narrowing of gross margin.


Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 2015

Family Dollar Stores said it experienced a very challenging first-quarter as it continued its turnaround, with a fall in earnings and a narrowing of gross margin.


Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2014

Dollar Tree has said it may have to divest some stores in order to gain approval for its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.


Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2014

Dollar Tree has said it may have to divest some stores in order to gain approval for its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.


Michelle Russell | 20 Nov 2014

Family Dollar Stores has rescheduled its meeting at which shareholders will vote on the merger with Dollar Tree.


Michelle Russell | 20 Nov 2014

Family Dollar Stores has rescheduled its meeting at which shareholders will vote on the merger with Dollar Tree.


Michelle Russell | 3 Nov 2014

US retailer Dollar General Corporation has once again extended the deadline for its tender offer to acquire Family Dollar Stores, which has in turn advised shareholders to reject the bid from its rival.


Michelle Russell | 3 Nov 2014

US retailer Dollar General Corporation has once again extended the deadline for its tender offer to acquire Family Dollar Stores, which has in turn advised shareholders to reject the bid from its rival.


Michelle Russell | 10 Oct 2014

Family Dollar Stores has recorded a slump in earnings in the fourth quarter, reflecting what it said has been a difficult competitive environment.


Michelle Russell | 10 Oct 2014

Family Dollar Stores has recorded a slump in earnings in the fourth quarter, reflecting what it said has been a difficult competitive environment.


Michelle Russell | 2 Oct 2014

Dollar General has once again extended the deadline for its tender offer to acquire Family Dollar Stores, which has advised shareholders to reject the from its rival.


Michelle Russell | 2 Oct 2014

Dollar General has once again extended the deadline for its tender offer to acquire Family Dollar Stores, which has advised shareholders to reject the from its rival.


Katie Smith | 18 Sep 2014

Dollar General has once again reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar Stores, which has advised shareholders to reject a tender offer from its rival.


Katie Smith | 18 Sep 2014

Dollar General has once again reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar Stores, which has advised shareholders to reject a tender offer from its rival.


Katie Smith | 10 Sep 2014

Dollar General is to take its bid for Family Dollar to the rival's shareholders, despite having its previous proposals rejected by the US discount retailer.


Katie Smith | 8 Sep 2014

US discount retailer Dollar General is mulling its next step, after its improved bid for rival Family Dollar was rejected on the basis of antitrust regulatory considerations.


Katie Smith | 2 Sep 2014

US retailer Dollar General Corporation has raised its takeover offer for rival Family Dollar less than two weeks after its previous bid was rejected.


Michelle Russell | 29 Aug 2014

US retailer Dollar General has once again reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar as it revealed an increase in sales and earnings in its second-quarter.


Michelle Russell | 29 Aug 2014

US retailer Dollar General has once again reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar as it revealed an increase in sales and earnings in its second-quarter.


Michelle Russell | 22 Aug 2014

Dollar General has reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar following rejection of its non-binding proposal yesterday (21 August) over antitrust concerns.

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