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13 hrs ago | WTVC

Pedigree Issues Dog Food Recall for Products Sold in Tennessee

Pedigree Issues Dog Food Recall Heads-up, dog owners: Pedigree is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of its dry dog food product this week.

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16 hrs ago | Spend Matters

Samsung In the News: Child Labor Claims and Patent Disputes

Yet Samsung received some positive news this week: A U.S. judge has rejected Apple's request for an injunction against the smartphone maker regarding patents.

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20 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Dollar General Corp - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...

This discussion and analysis is based on, should be read with, and is qualified in its entirety by, the accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements and related notes, as well as our consolidated financial statements and the related Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores

Yesterday | Fox News

Dollar General Committed to Family Dollar Deal

Dollar General Corp , the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores Inc and that its offer was both superior and achievable than an offer from Dollar Tree Inc .

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores, Business News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is Dollar General Poised To Beat The Whisper Number?

Dollar General has a 37% positive surprise history . The overall average post earnings price move is 'positive' when the company reports earnings.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

Dollar stores in battle to double down on the poor

Like millions of Americans, Darnel Ware needs to save money, even if it's 40 cents on a bag of flour.

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Related Topix: Fraser, MI, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, us Travel, JC Penney

Seeking Alpha

Dollar General Looks Interesting But Pricey As Earnings Near

Over the past few years, the business has had a heck of a run, suggesting that its long-term prospects could be bright.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com

AmericanBankingNews.com

Dollar General Corp. Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

Dollar General Corp. has received a consensus rating of "Buy" from the twenty-one analysts that are presently covering the stock, American Banking News reports .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fibre2Fashion

Family Dollar BoD accepts merger deal with Dollar Tree

The Board of Directors of NYSE-listed Family Dollar Stores, Inc. has recommended support of merger agreement with Dollar Tree, while unanimously rejecting the non-binding proposal made by Dollar General Corporation citing antitrust regulatory considerations.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Journal Gazette

Chains dueling for dollars

The Matthews, North Carolina, company is being courted by rivals Dollar General Corp. and Dollar Tree Inc. with a pair of multibillion-dollar offers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Matthews, NC, Family Dollars Stores

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Emily's List Attacks Perdue in Georgia Senate Race

Emily's List , a group that advocates on behalf of Democratic candidates who support abortion rights, will launch a $1 million ad campaign Friday targeting Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue , focusing on a discrimination lawsuit filed by women at a company he ran.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Retail

Business Journal

Analysts: Dollar General must address antitrust concerns to win Family Dollar

Analysts say Dollar General Corp. needs to address Family Dollar's concerns about antitrust issues for a deal to go through.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com

Thu Aug 21, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Dow Jones Industrial Average Set to Rally; Dollar-Store Drama Heats Up

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is pointed higher in pre-market action, with the blue-chip index on track to continue Wednesday's positive momentum .

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Financial Markets, Opinion, Day Trading, Personal Finance

Insider Monkey

Dollar General Corp. (DG), Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA), Vipshop...

As we reported last month , Tiger Global Management 's* star hedge fund Tiger Global, managed by Feroz Dewan , returned 6.1% in June, and more than 15.2% in the first semester of 2014, widely outperforming the S&P 500 index.

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ABC News

EMILY's List Drops Big Money in Georgia Senate Race

EMILY's List, the political action committee that supports pro-abortion-rights Democratic female candidates, has bought $1 million of air time in Atlanta's media market to run a TV ad attacking the business record of Republican Senate candidate and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue, the group told ABC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Retail

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The conference f... )--Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud applications for finance, announced today the opening of a new European customer support hub in Dublin, Ireland.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Ireland, World News,

Investor's Business Daily

Dollar General Sends Letter to Family Dollar's Board of Directors

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-- -- Dollar General Corporation today announced it has sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. We have reviewed the Form S-4 on the background of your current merger agreement with Dollar Tree.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services, Goodlettsville, TN, Family Dollars Stores

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Will Dollar Tree up the ante to win Family Dollar?

Dollar Tree Inc. must consider its options as Family Dollar Stores Inc. weighs a competing offer from Dollar General Corp. Dollar Tree Inc.'s $8.5 billion bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. was supposed to be its best and final offer -- but was it? Family Dollar released a statement saying it will consider that offer, valued at $78.50 per share, as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tree.com, Retail, Family Dollars Stores

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Upgrades: The Home Depot, Inc., Dollar General Corp., and Urban Outfitters, Inc.

The firm also hiked its full-year earnings outlook, and said it plans to buy back $3.5 billion shares by the end of the fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Home Depot, Retail, Apparel, Household Products, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

Will Dollar General (DG) Stock Be Helped By This Analyst Action?

"We also believe synergies are understated at $550-$600 million and could ultimately be closer to $1 billion.

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