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4 hrs ago | Benzinga

Stocks To Watch For August 21, 2014

Wall Street expects Dollar Tree to report its Q2 earnings at $0.64 per share on revenue of $2.01 billion.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Financial Markets, HP, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Food, Hormel Foods Corporation

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Benzinga

The Drama Continues In The Dollar Store Space

Family Dollar on Monday confirmed it received an offer to be acquired by Dollar General for $8.9 billion.

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Related Topix: Retail, Dollar Tree Stores

The Washington Post

Targeta s biggest challenge isna t bouncing back from the data breach

Target's revenue increased 1.7 percent in the second quarter to $17.4 billion, but profit plunged nearly 62 percent to $234 million.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail, Business News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Update: Almost Family Inc, Family Dollar Stores, Inc., and...

FDO is fractionally lower at $79.77, after earlier notching a fresh record peak of $80.10.

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

McClatchy

The American consumer is back, with an asterisk

Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back. It's noticeable to Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized in Boston, where handmade women's hats _ a discretionary purchase _ sell for anywhere from $35 to $85.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Newton, MA, Financial Markets

Seeking Alpha

Earnings Preview: Will Dollar Tree Show The Growth It Needs?

In order to grow faster in the future, management has agreed to acquire Family Dollar which, while generating more sales, will give the business the sale/square foot growth it needs.

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Related Topix: Retail, Dollar Tree Stores

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars Triple Digits, Nasdaq Notches New High

The Dow Jones Industrial Average skyrocketed out of the gate and never looked back, as traders cheered apparent progress between Russia and Ukraine .

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Dollar Tree Stores, Family Dollars Stores, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Opinion, Financial Markets

WRAL.com

Grant to fund weekend meals for kids

Officials with the Bayer USA Foundation will present a grant Monday to provide nearly 500,000 healthy meals to children over a three-year period.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Value Line

August 18, 2014

Stocks to Watch from The Survey - Earnings news is quite light this morning, but there was some M&A activity over the weekend that investors should be aware of.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores, Cooper Cameron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

Creative Loafing

First Drip (8/18/14): Bidding war for Family Dollar wages, chaos reigns in Ferguson, more

Low-cost retailers are in an all-out bidding war for Charlotte-based Family Dollar.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, WikiLeaks

Brandon Sun

Dollar General offers about $9.7B for Family Dollar, starting bidding war with Dollar Tree

In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, customers enter a Family Dollar store on Plaza Boulevard, in Kinston, N.C. There's now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid of $8.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Kinston, NC, Wal Mart Stores

Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart's Ecommerce Push Is A Threat To Dollar Stores And Category Killers

Wal-Mart's cash flow gives it the resources to build a massive online retail operation that is a direct ship to small box discounters.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Office Equipment, Office Depot, Dollar Tree Stores, Staples, Dollar General

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Free Press

Family Dollar still a go

BRAIDWOOD'S DOLLAR STORE market is still set to expand. Despite it's recent merger with Dollar Tree, Family Dollar will soon be developing a new store along the city's Main Street.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Illinois

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Edge Past 300 Million Units in the Second Quarter; Android and iOS Devices Account for 96% of the Global Market, According to IDC )--According to final data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 301.3 million smartphones worldwide in 2Q14, up 25.3% f... )--Commonwealth ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Android, Pleasanton, CA, Dollar Tree Stores, August, CA

Hispanic Business

Tree.com, Inc. Files SEC Form 8-K, Current Report

Our editors provided additional information about Form 8-K: This is the "current report" that is used to report the occurrence of any material events or corporate changes which are of importance to investors or security holders and previously have not been reported by the registrant.

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Related Topix: Tree of Life, Food, Grocery

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Retailing Today

Paula Price joins Dollar General board

She joins the board of the 11,500 store retailer at a pivotal time. Dollar General is in the midst of a search for a top executive to succeed Rick Dreiling who has indicated he will step down next year and two of the company's arch rivals, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, have announced plans to merge.

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Related Topix: Retail, CVS Caremark, CVS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Insider Monkey

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Phil Falcone & Sprott Asset Management

Icahn Falsely Takes Credit For Family Dollar Sale Famous activist investor Carl Icahn was assumed to be one of the forces behind the deal between Dollar Tree, Inc. and Family Dollar Stores, Inc. .

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Construction, Real Estate, American Real Estate Partners lp, Investment Banking, Banking, Financial Services, Barclays plc, Barclays Capital

Business Journal

Family Dollar's next dividend to be its last

Family Dollar Stores Inc. will pay one last cash dividend to its shareholders before it is acquired by Dollar Tree Inc., according to Dollar Tree filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Sat Aug 09, 2014

News Observer

Andrew Silton: Family Dollar deal a familiar tale

The future of Family Dollar Stores as an independent company has been in question for the last several years.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

Tree.com Upgraded to "Outperform" by Zacks

The firm currently has a $30.20 price target on the stock. Zacks 's price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.53% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Tree of Life, Food, Grocery

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