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Dollar General Committed, Despite Family Dollar’s Rejection

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Goodlettsville, TN—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. Family Dollar said Dollar General’s conditional tender offer is illusory as it cannot be close on the terms proposed. “Tenders into the Dollar General …

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Dillard’s, Dollar Tree Agree to Increase Oversight of Suppliers

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Albany, NY—Dillard’s Inc. and Dollar Tree Inc. have agreed to step up oversight of workplace safety for their overseas suppliers, prompting New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to withdraw shareholder proposals that would have asked both retailers to strengthen oversight of suppliers. As trustee to New York’s $173 billion pension …

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Retail Report Reveals “Best” and “Worst” Retailers of 2012 Season?

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Charleston, SC—How do you measure what makes a retailer the “best” or “worst” of 2012? Well, According to America’s Research Group (ARG), which today released its Updated Retail Report, you have to taken into account customer retention. “A well-marketed, well-merchandised retailer needs to retain 80% or more of its customer …