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    1. UPDATE 1-Elliott names 7 for Family Dollar board, backs Dollar General bid

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      Fri, 17 Oct 2014

      Oct 17 (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Advisors UK Ltd nominated seven candidates for election to Family Dollar Stores Inc's board as it looks to push for a sale of the dollar store operator to...

    2. Activist submits FDO board nominees, calls DG's offer superior

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      Fri, 17 Oct 2014

      urges management to provide Dollar General (NYSE: DG ) with "an even playing ..... have and should have engaged with Dollar General in order to gain a better understanding ..... outcome for shareholders." Though Dollar General is offering $600M more for Family

    3. FTC asks Family Dollar for more information on Dollar General bid

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      Fri, 10 Oct 2014

      (Reuters) - Dollar-store operator Family Dollar Inc said it received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission related to Dollar General Corp's hostile takeover attempt.

    4. Dollar General receives second FTC request over Family Dollar bid

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      Fri, 10 Oct 2014

      The FTC has issued a second request for additional info to Dollar General (NYSE: DG ) regarding its $9.1B buyout offer for Family Dollar (NYSE: FDO ). State AGs have already been probing the bid

    5. FTC asks Family Dollar for more information on Dollar General bid

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      Fri, 10 Oct 2014

      Oct 10 (Reuters) - Dollar-store operator Family Dollar Inc said it received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission related to Dollar General Corp's hostile takeover attempt.

    6. Family Dollar earnings call: Silence on M&A, core customer 'struggling'

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      Fri, 10 Oct 2014

      Macroeconomic factors were also cited. CEO Howard Levine put it bluntly: "Our core customer is still struggling." Execs were silent on the pending offers from Dollar Tree and Dollar General . Earnings call transcript Post your comment!

    7. Family Dollar fourth quarter profit drops, same store sales improve marginally

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      Thu, 9 Oct 2014

      CHICAGO (Reuters) - Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc , which is trying to ward off a hostile bid from rival Dollar General Corp , said its fourth-quarter profit slid 66 percent hurt by inventory markdowns, restructuring charges and merger fees.

    8. Bridgford Foods: An Obscure Name With Nice Potential

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      Wed, 8 Oct 2014

      the military, as well as its "to die for" monkey bread. The company has over 900 customers, with Wal-Mart and Dollar General comprising 19.6% and 9.9% of its sales, respectively. The snack food processor also operates a fleet of delivery

    9. Dollar Tree Is Solid With Or Without A Merger

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      Tue, 7 Oct 2014

      Dollar Tree (NYSE: DLTR ) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG ) are considering ..... FDO ). This news comes after Dollar General has had two offers rebuffed by ..... sensing mounting pressure from Dollar General , may up their original bid as

    10. Family Dollar Provides An Interesting Dynamic This Earnings Season

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      Sun, 5 Oct 2014

      fourth quarter of its 2014 fiscal year. With shares of the business trading around their 52-week high as rivals Dollar General (NYSE: DG ) and Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR ) try to pick the business up, is now a nice time to get into the fray

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