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Dollar General Enhances Proposal to Acquire Family Dollar

September 02, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 02, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced that it has sent an enhanced acquisition proposal to the Board of Directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO). Under the terms of the revised proposal, Dollar General would increase its all-cash proposal for all outstanding shares of Family Dollar to $80.00 per share. To provide even greater certainty of consummation to the Family Dollar Board, Dollar General also increased the number of stores that it would be willing to agree to divest to 1,500 if ordered by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and, as further evidence of its confidence in its ability to obtain antitrust approval, has agreed to pay a $500 million reverse break-up fee to Family Dollar relating to antitrust matters. All other terms and conditions of the proposal remain unchanged.




Dollar General Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

August 28, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 28, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter (13 weeks) ended August 1, 2014.




Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying Children’s Book Debuts at Dollar General on National Youth Literacy Day

Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying Children’s Book Debuts at Dollar General on National Youth Literacy Day

August 26, 2014

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 26, 2014 - Today on National Youth Literacy Day, Matt Kenseth debuted Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying, his first children’s book aimed at educating and empowering children to make good choices if faced with bullying situations. Kenseth, a two-time Daytona 500 Champion and the NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, released the book with his wife Katie at Joe Gibbs Racing headquarters.




Dollar General Reaffirms Commitment to Acquisition of Family Dollar

Dollar General Reaffirms Commitment to Acquisition of Family Dollar

August 21, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 21, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following statement regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) following Family Dollar’s rejection of the proposal.




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

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

August 20, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 20, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced it has sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO)




Dollar General Makes Proposal to Acquire Family Dollar for $78.50 Per Share

Dollar General Makes Proposal to Acquire Family Dollar for $78.50 Per Share

August 18, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 18, 2014 - Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced it has made a proposal to acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for $78.50 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at $9.7 billion. The proposal was conveyed this morning in a letter to Family Dollar’s Board of Directors. This transaction would deliver increased consideration and immediate liquidity to Family Dollar’s shareholders and represents a compelling opportunity to create value for Dollar General shareholders. The combination would solidify Dollar General’s position as the largest small-box discount retailer in the U.S. with nearly 20,000 stores in 46 states and sales of over $28 billion.




Dollar General Expands Its Board of Directors

Dollar General Expands Its Board of Directors

August 13, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 13, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the appointment of Paula A. Price, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, to its board of directors effective August 26, 2014.




Dollar General Completes Successful DG Digital Coupon Program Rollout

Dollar General Completes Successful DG Digital Coupon Program Rollout

July 31, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 31, 2014 - Today, Dollar General (NYSE: DG), in partnership with Coupons.com (NYSE: COUP), completed the successful rollout of its new DG Digital Coupons program to its more than 11,300 stores across the 40 states the retailer serves.




Dollar General Corporation to Host Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call on August 28

July 30, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 30, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended August 1, 2014, on Thursday, August 28, 2014. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. ET.




Joe Gibbs Racing and Dollar General Announce Expanded Partnership

Joe Gibbs Racing and Dollar General Announce Expanded Partnership

June 28, 2014

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 28, 2014 - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and Dollar General announce today an expanded partnership with a multi-year agreement for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. In addition, JGR announces the contract extension of driver Matt Kenseth that will keep him behind the wheel of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota.





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