(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp <DG.N> said on Monday sales growth this year could surpass the strength it saw in 2012 as demand for food and other goods, including cigarettes, helps drive gains despite consumers' concerns about the economy. Full story
(Reuters) - Family Dollar Stores Inc <FDO.N> posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, sending its shares tumbling 7 percent as its push to sell more everyday items including soft drinks and cigarettes attracted more customers but hurt profitability. Full story
The FMHR traders offer 3 top trades, including Dollar General topping earnings expectations, and Limited Brands $3 per share special dividend; and also discuss which stocks are winners amid fiscal cliff negotiations.
(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp <DG.N> said on Tuesday it remained cautious about the rest of the year, as heightened competition in pricing and ramped-up advertising could hurt sales and margins despite an encouraging start to the holiday season. Full story
One of the hottest trades of the year could be getting even hotter. Dollar General is set to join the S&P 500 after the close, with Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners, and Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research.
A price sign is displayed at a Dollar General store in Arvada, Colorado June 2, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking