Dollar General extends tender offer

Dollar General on Friday said it has once again extended an offer to buy shares of Family Dollar until Dec. 31. The offer was to have expired Friday, but Dollar General said only 4 million of 114 million Family Dollar shares had been committed to the offer as of Thursday.

Dollar General took its offer directly to shareholders after its offers to buy Family Dollar were twice rejected by the latter's board of directors. The Family Dollar board remains committed to supporting a rival

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