Latest News Wires Dollar General goes hostile in its bid to buy Family Dollar (+video)

Dollar General is moving aggressively to purchase its discount retail rival, trying to outmaneuver Dollar Tree. Shares of Family Dollar jumped 5 percent before the opening bell Wednesday and appeared headed for an all-time high.

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Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers.