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October 24, 2014

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In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014, photo, customers enter a Family Dollar store on Plaza Boulevard in Kinston, N.C. There’s now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree’s bid of $8.5 billion.

Janet S. Carter / Kinston Free Press / AP

In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014, photo, customers enter a Family Dollar store on Plaza Boulevard in Kinston, N.C. There’s now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree’s bid of $8.5 billion.