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Family Dollar Announces Closure Of Nearly 1000 Stores

NBC News reports: The parent company of Family Dollar said it would close approximately 1,000 stores, citing market conditions, store performance and other factors. Shares of Dollar Tree fell as much as 13% in Wednesday trading as the company also posted financial results that missed analysts’ expectations, including a net loss of more than $1.7 billion for the fourth quarter. …

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Feds Fine Family Dollar $41 Million For Rat Infestations

NBC News reports: Family Dollar Stores was this week ordered to pay $41.6 million for using a rodent-infested warehouse to distribute food, cosmetics and medical devices to more than 400 stores across the South. The largest criminal penalty of its kind comes after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation found “live rodents, dead and decaying rodents, rodent feces, urine, …

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National Dollar Store Chain Drops Face Mask Mandate

USA Today reports: Dollar Tree and Family Dollar have reversed course. The two retailers, both part of Dollar Tree, Inc., had initially started requiring shoppers wear masks along with vendors and employees in stores, according to a July 8 update on its coronavirus updates page. But the company updated its mask policy last week to “request” face coverings in stores …

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