News: Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

DG.N on New York Stock Exchange

55.33USD
21 Jul 2014
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$-0.12 (-0.22%)
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Georgia voters to pick Republican U.S. Senate nominee after long fight

ATLANTA - A drawn-out fight between an 11-term congressman and a former Fortune 500 chief executive in a key U.S. Senate race is due to be decided by Georgia's Republican voters on Tuesday.

Dollar General CEO to retire, Icahn's proposed merger in doubt

- Dollar General Corp said CEO Rick Dreiling will retire next year, throwing into doubt a proposal by Carl Icahn to merge the discount retailer with Family Dollar Stores Inc .

UPDATE 2-Dollar General CEO to retire, Icahn's proposed merger in doubt

June 27 - Dollar General Corp said CEO Rick Dreiling will retire next year, throwing into doubt a proposal by Carl Icahn to merge the discount retailer with Family Dollar Stores Inc.

Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling plans to retire

June 27 - Dollar General Corp said Chief Executive Rick Dreiling would retire effective May 30, 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor.

Family Dollar adopts poison pill after Icahn sparks sales talk

- Family Dollar Stores Inc adopted a poison pill to buy time to consider any possible deal that activist investor Carl Icahn could push for after becoming its largest shareholder.

RPT-UPDATE 3-Dollar General expects margins to rise in second half of year

June 3 - Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it expects gross margins to improve in the second half of the year as it focuses on more profitable products such as accessories and stationery items priced at $1-$5.

UPDATE 3-Dollar General expects margins to rise in second half of year

* Shares rise as much as 5 pct (Adds details from conference call, updates shares)

Dollar General sticks to full-year profit forecast

- Discount chain Dollar General Corp stuck to its full-year profit forecast, but analysts warned that pricing pressure could weigh on margins for the rest of year.

Dollar General quarterly profit misses estimates

June 3 - Discount chain Dollar General Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, blaming tough competition, a harsh winter and weak consumer spending.

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