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Dollar General store cited by OSHA for second time

BROOKLYN — A Dollar General store in south Mississippi has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety hazards. OSHA says in a news release yesterday this is the second time the Brooklyn store has been cited for the same hazards. It was cited for the same violations in 2010. Brooklyn is located on U.S. Highway 49 ...

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Dollar General's attempt to buy Family Dollar goes hostile

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers. The discount chain has commenced an open offering to investors of Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $80 per share in cash. That offer was rejected last week by the company’s board, which has already accepted a deal ...

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PEDIGREE dog food recalled; might contain metal fragments

MAGNOLIA and VICKSBURG — Mars Petcare US is voluntarily recalling PEDIGREE Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products due to the possible presence of a foreign material. According to the company, the bags were produced in one manufacturing facility and shipped to one retail customer. The facility production line has been shut down until this issue is resolved. Affected bags, ...

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The ‘Dollar Guys’ accelerating as other retailers hit the brakes

Admit it, you’ve said it after seeing a “Grand Opening” sign draped over a store awning: “Another day, another dollar (store).” What may have escaped your notice is that some of the new deep discount stores are getting a bit larger and showing up in more affluent locales. They’ve moved well beyond the retailing of household supplies and closeout items. ...

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Keeping our eye on: Matt Mahan

Age: 30 Hometown: Tupelo Education: B.A. marketing, Mississippi State University Current Position: District manager, Dollar General Mahan is a native Arkansan but says he spent most of his life growing up in Tupelo. After earning an associate of arts degree from Itawamba Community College, Mahan attended Mississippi State University where he bartended at the Cotton District Grill, and was an ...

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