Dollar Tree CEO: Expect fewer divestitures

Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser said Thursday that he expects the Federal Trade Commission will require fewer than 500 store divestitures to gain approval for its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar stores.

The company when it announced the $8.5 billion deal in July said it was preparing for up to 500 divestitures.

How the Federal Trade Commission views the small discount space has become a major factor for the future of Family Dollar, which is being pursued concurrently by D

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