Dollar General Corp (DG.N)
28 Jul 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$16,866.72|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||303.30|
* Company to beat Dollar General as top N. America discount chain
(Adds Carlyle Group, Zillow, CVC Capital Partners, Galeries Lafayette)
- Discount chain Dollar Tree Inc will buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, in a surprise deal that will help it fend off increasing competition from big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc .
June 27 - Dollar General Corp said CEO Rick Dreiling will retire next year, throwing into doubt a proposal by Carl Icahn to merge the discount retailer with Family Dollar Stores Inc.
June 27 - Dollar General Corp said Chief Executive Rick Dreiling would retire effective May 30, 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor.
- Family Dollar Stores Inc adopted a poison pill to buy time to consider any possible deal that activist investor Carl Icahn could push for after becoming its largest shareholder.
June 3 - Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it expects gross margins to improve in the second half of the year as it focuses on more profitable products such as accessories and stationery items priced at $1-$5.
* Shares rise as much as 5 pct (Adds details from conference call, updates shares)
June 3 - Discount chain Dollar General Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, blaming tough competition, a harsh winter and weak consumer spending.
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