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Dollar Tree Acquires Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion

There were echoes of trouble for dollar store franchise Family Dollar back in April, and talks of an impending buyout. On Monday it was announced that rival franchise Dollar Tree would be buying Family Dollar. Dollar Tree is said to …

Family Dollar: Headed For A Buyout?

Things have not been looking good for Family Dollar. The dollar store chain’s stocks continue to slide, recently hitting a 52 week low. Both the company’s shares and earnings fell short of original projections made by Zacks Consensus Estimate. Analyists …

Family Dollar in Financial Straits Due to Competition and Store Closure

The announcement on Thursday that Family Dollar will close nearly 400 stores has not helped the struggling company. The Motley Fool declared today that “Family Dollar had a terrible quarter!” The company reported 2.7 billion dollars in revenue for this …

Family Dollar: Store Closings Signal End of An Era?

Once upon a time it was practically guaranteed that no matter what was happening with the economy, the 99ยข or $1 stores would not be affected. After all, if regular stores were too expensive for cash-strapped Americans, many would no …