Dollar General Plays Homewrecker, Bidding for Family Dollar

Enter the homewrecker. Dollar General made an unsolicited bid to try to break up the planned marriage between Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. It's offering Family Dollar a dowry of $78.50 a share, and it's all cash. That's $4 more than the stock-and-cash bid Dollar Tree made late last month for Family Dollar.

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