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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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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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Hancock Makes Repeat on Forbes' 'Most Trustworthy' Companies List

By Ted Carter Coming off a third quarter that saw triple-digit income growth over the previous quarter, Gulfport-based Hancock Bank has a new reason to cheer: a listing on Audit Integrity’s “Most Trustworthy Companies” published this week in Forbes Magazine. The $8.2 billion regional bank, which reported third-quarter income of $14.9 million and earnings per share of 40-cents, landed on ...

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