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Exec returns to Dollar General as chief merchant

Exec returns to Dollar General as chief merchant

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — James Thorpe has rejoined Dollar General Corp. as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. The dollar store chain said Friday that Thorpe succeeds David D’Arezzo, who left the company on Aug. 6. Thorpe had retired from Dollar General in 2012 after serving as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for

Dollar Tree names new COO

Dollar Tree names new COO

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Michael Witynski has been appointed chief operating officer at Dollar Tree Inc. The dollar store chain said Thursday that Witynski, previously senior vice president of stores, will be responsible for store operations and real estate for all Dollar Tree bannered stores in the United States, as well as for all retail operations

Dollar Tree closes Family Dollar acquisition

Dollar Tree closes Family Dollar acquisition

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree Inc. has finalized its deal to acquire rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. Dollar Tree said Monday that under the merger agreement announced and unanimously approved by each company’s board in July 2014, Family Dollar shareholders will receive $59.60 in cash and 0.2484 of a share of Dollar Tree common stock

Dollar General names Vasos as new CEO

Dollar General names Vasos as new CEO

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Todd Vasos has been named to succeed Rick Dreiling as chief executive officer of Dollar General Corp. The dollar store chain said Thursday that Vasos, currently chief operating officer, also has been elected to the company’s board. He is slated to take the reins as CEO on June 3. “I am excited and