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US: Family Dollar rejects Dollar General proposal Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 14

Family Dollar Stores has rejected a non-binding acquisition proposal by Dollar General on the basis of antitrust regulatory considerations.


US: Family Dollar rejects Dollar General proposal Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 14

Family Dollar Stores has rejected a non-binding acquisition proposal by Dollar General on the basis of antitrust regulatory considerations.


US: Dollar General makes bid for Family Dollar Stores Michelle Russell | 19 Aug 14

Dollar General has made a proposal to acquire Family Dollar Stores, in a transaction valued at $9.7bn, higher than Dollar Tree's bid for the retail group last month.


US: Dollar General makes bid for Family Dollar Stores Michelle Russell | 19 Aug 14

Dollar General has made a proposal to acquire Family Dollar Stores, in a transaction valued at $9.7bn, higher than Dollar Tree's bid for the retail group last month.


US: Dollar Tree to acquire rival Family Dollar Michelle Russell | 28 Jul 14

US discount chain Dollar Tree Stores has entered into an agreement to acquire rival Family Dollar in a deal worth around US$8.5bn.


US: Family Dollar Q3 profit falls on costs Michelle Russell | 10 Jul 14

Family Dollar said it hopes its efficiency measures will improve profits after the US discount retailer booked a 33% drop in earnings in its third-quarter.


US: Family Dollar names head of merchandise operations Michelle Russell | 19 Jun 14

US discount retailer Family Dollar has appointed supply chain and logistics executive Jeffrey Thomas as its senior vice president of merchandise operations.


US: Family Dollar deploys loss prevention technology Katie Smith | 17 Apr 14

US discount retailer Family Dollar is implementing electronic article surveillance (EAS) loss prevention technology across its stores to improve productivity and profitability.


US: Family Dollar eyes efficiencies with store closures Michelle Russell | 11 Apr 14

In a bid to identify opportunities to strengthen its value proposition and improve its financial performance, US discounter Family Dollar Stores has announced plans to cut jobs and close around 370 underperforming stores.


US: Family Dollar appoints supply chain executive Michelle Russell | 25 Mar 14

US retailer Family Dollar Stores has appointed Brian Hancock to the role of senior vice president of supply chain.


US: Family Dollar appoints supply chain executive Michelle Russell | 25 Mar 14

US retailer Family Dollar Stores has appointed Brian Hancock to the role of senior vice president of supply chain.


US: Family Dollar supply chain president Macak resigns Katie Smith | 28 Nov 13

Jeffrey Macak, executive vice president of supply chain at Family Dollar, has resigned from the discount retailer for personal reasons, after just two months in the role.


US: Family Dollar Q4 profit rises on higher sales Katie Smith | 10 Oct 13

US discounter Family Dollar remains cautious in its outlook despite recording a 26.3% increase in fourth-quarter net profit, thanks to higher sales.


US: Family Dollar names Macak supply chain president Katie Smith | 12 Sep 13

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Macak executive vice president of supply chain, as part of ongoing efforts to improve its supply chain efficiencies.


US: Family Dollar names Macak supply chain president Katie Smith | 12 Sep 13

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Macak executive vice president of supply chain, as part of ongoing efforts to improve its supply chain efficiencies.


US: Family Dollar Q3 profit slides, beats estimates Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 13

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has recorded a drop in third-quarter earnings but said sales and profits came in at the upper end of its guidance.


US: Family Dollar Q3 profit slides, beats estimates Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 13

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has recorded a drop in third-quarter earnings but said sales and profits came in at the upper end of its guidance.


US: Family Dollar Q1 profit slips 0.1% Katie Smith | 4 Jan 13

Discount retailer Family Dollar has seen its first-quarter net profit slip despite posting double-digit sales growth.


US: Family Dollar appoints SVP of store operations Katie Smith | 29 Oct 12

Discount retailer Family Dollar has appointed Colin McGinnis as senior vice president of store operations support, store development and procurement.


US: Family Dollar names Wong marketing exec Katie Smith | 16 Oct 12

US discount retailer Family Dollar has appointed former Safeway executive Jocelyn Wong as senior vice president and chief marketing officer.


US: Strong sales lift Family Dollar Q4 and FY profit Katie Smith | 4 Oct 12

Stronger sales and lower markdowns has helped US discount retailer Family Dollar to today (3 October) book a rise in fourth quarter and full-year net profit.


UPDATE: US: Family Dollar Q3 apparel sales rise 1.1% Leonie Barrie | 29 Jun 12

Despite booking record third quarter results which saw higher sales contribute to a 12.1% jump in profit, US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores admits that demand for more discretionary categories like apparel continues "to be challenged."


US: Sales boost Family Dollar Q3 profits Michelle Russell | 29 Jun 12

US retailer Family Dollar Stores has booked another record quarter, after higher sales led to a double-digit rise in third-quarter profits.


US: Family Dollar vice chair and CAO Flur exits Katie Smith | 24 Apr 12

Dorlisa Flur, vice chair of strategy and chief administrative officer of US retailer Family Dollar, will step down next month to pursue other interests.


US: Family Dollar reports 10.7% increase in Q2 profit Katie Smith | 29 Mar 12

US retailer Family Dollar has posted an 10.7% increase in profit for its second quarter, on the back of increased consumer traffic.


US: Family Dollar Q1 profit grows 8.1% Petah Marian | 6 Jan 12

US retailer Family Dollar recorded a rise in first-quarter profit growth helped by rising sales on the back of a strong expansion plan.


US: Family Dollar appoints White as merchandising chief Petah Marian | 20 Dec 11

Family Dollar has announced the appointment of Paul White as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.


US: Peltz reaches agreement with Family Dollar Sam Webb | 3 Oct 11

US investor Nelson Peltz has backed away from an aggressive takeover of Family Dollar Stores after a deal with the discount retailer.


US: Peltz reaches agreement with Family Dollar Sam Webb | 3 Oct 11

US investor Nelson Peltz has backed away from an aggressive takeover of Family Dollar Stores after a deal with the discount retailer.


US: Family Dollar adds Trian executive to its board Leonie Barrie | 29 Sep 11

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc today (29 September) named Edward Garden, one of the founders of Trian Partners, as a director - as part of an agreement that limits the investment firm's stake in the business.

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