Dollar General makes rival bid for Family Dollar

Dollar General makes rival bid for Family Dollar

Dollar General on Monday swooped in with a rival offer for discounter Family Dollar Stores, trumping Dollar Tree’s $8.5 billion bid with an offer of $9.7 billion.

If approved, the combination of Dollar General and Family Dollar would create a $28 billion retailer with nearly 20,000 stores in 46 states, Dollar General said. It said its all-cash bid pr

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