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According to CNN, the struggling Family Dollar discount chain will close nearly 1,000 stores as parent company, Dollar Tree, has struggled to integrate Family Dollar.


  1. What was Dollar Tree fined more than $40 M for recently?
  2. How many Family Dollar Stores will be closed?
  3. From a competitive standpoint, why is Dollar General doing better than Family Dollar?


Meyersohn, N. (2024). Family Dollar and Dollar Tree will close 1,000 stores. CNN, March 13 (Retrievable online at