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Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO): Battle For Acquisition

Boston, MA 09/03/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp proposed to acquire the Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) for $8.95 billion of cash, but, Family Dollar rejected the initial offer. Now, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) revised the offer price from $78.50 to $80.00 per share that raised the proposal value to $9.1 billion. It also warned to become […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Jumps Competition Bandwagon With Higher Than Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s Bid For Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Acquisition

Boston, MA 08/28/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The competition in dollar store seems to be rising high, as more companies jump into the cut-throat competition bandwagon. Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), which has been facing a slowdown, has entered into the picture of competition now. It had offered $78.50 per share price for acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. […]

Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) Speculating Low-Earning Holiday Season In Light Of Price Cuts And Weak Demand

Boston, MA 08/27/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY), in the light of lesser sales and huge price cuts, is anticipating yet another low-earning holiday season. This is so because the fight if shopper dollars is surmounting gradually in not just the online stores, but also at brick-and-mortar shops. Customer Demand Weakening Best Buy […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) Announces Financial Results, Touches $2.03 billion Mark in Q2 2013 Sales

Boston, MA 08/21/2114 (wallstreetpr) – Retail market in US is not dependent to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) or Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) alone anymore as a number of other middle-sized retail players are making their way into the industry. One such player is Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). It has outperformed the market quite a few times in past […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Trying To Kill Several Birds With One Stone?

Boston, MA 08/21/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has seen it all in recent times. The retailer is mostly challenged with competition in the industry that is fronted by its brick-and-mortar peers and online rivals. In fact, some of its rivals have been joining forces to better take it on in key markets. The […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Loosing Interest In Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)

Boston, MA 08/20/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The market participants do not expect Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to submit counter bid for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO). Wal-Mart said that Family Dollar is not ideal for its smaller-format stores. It has conducted detailed internal review and has then finally reached a conclusion. Wal-Mart has disclosed its plans […]

Options before Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) on Buyout Offer From Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) And Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

Boston, MA 08/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – A chain of merchandise retail discount store operator Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) is in the midst of a buyout offer from Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) and Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). It would have been a smooth sailing for Dollar Tree having struck a definitive merger deal that was announced […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)’s $9 Billion Family Dollar Takeover Bid Enthuses Investors

Boston, MA 08/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) defied all odds to come up with a whopping $9 billion takeover bid for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), surpassing Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s $8.5 billion bid. The valuation doesn’t include the amounts pertaining to outstanding debts! Share Movement The newly inducted takeover bid pushed DG’s […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Struggling To Keep Pace With The Tough Market Conditions

Boston, MA 08/18/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) and other retail players are having a tough time in facing the challenges posed by the slowing industry. The weak store traffic and the higher health costs are leading to poor performance of the Wal-Mart stores. The trend was visible in the quarterly results where the […]

Must-Follow Stocks: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW), The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Boston, MA 08/12/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) doesn’t come across as an interesting stock in the eyes of analysts at Jefferies Group, no wonder they slashed their target price on the stock to $76 from $89. That move had a corresponding effect on the market as investors betted against WMT, sending the stock […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) In Search of New Store Locations and Keeping its Brand Intact

Boston, MA 07/29/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) announced opening of a new store in East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County Pennsylvania. The opening extravaganza will include the first 50 shoppers being gifted  $10 Dollar General gift cards and the first 200 shoppers will be gifted its trademark tote bags. Plan a New Store in […]

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) In A Tough Spot While Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT): Playing Its Best Cards And Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) Waiting For A Toss Up

Boston, MA 07/22/2014 (wallstreetpr) – A leading data storage, solutions and services provider in IT sector, EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is facing a tough choice. EMC’s fifth largest shareholder, Eliott Management Corporation with around 2% stake is persuading EMC to spin off VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). EMC is a holder of nearly 80% of VMW, having market […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Move Betrays Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Boston, MA 06/27/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) starts offering Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) phones at reduced prices today. The company announced that it would reduce the cost of iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S in a move that that seems to betray the rumored iPhone 6. The retailer said iPhone 5C will cost $29, down […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Pours More Money In Food Safety In China

Boston, MA 06/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The American retail giant, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) intends to pour more money in food safety measures in China. Last year the company had announced an investment of 100 million Yuan for food safety measures over three years through 2015. For the same period now, Walmart is increasing its investment to […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Tripling Spending on Food Safety in China

Boston, MA 06/17/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has announced it is tripling its spending on food safety in china to 300 million Yuan from 100 million Yuan amid intensified scrutiny of its operations in the country from officials. The retail store expects the increased funding to go towards additional food testing and supplier audits. […]

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