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Dollar General buys 323 stores

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. is acquiring Dollar Express Stores LLC, operator of a chain of 323 discount stores in 36 states that were being run as Family Dollar outlets but had been sold off in 2015 when Family Dollar Stores Inc. accepted a buyout offer from then-rival Dollar Tree Inc. The 323 stores

Vitamin Shoppe names Reiser COO

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Former Family Dollar Stores Inc. and Walmart executive Jason Reiser has been named chief operating officer of Vitamin Shoppe Inc. Reiser, whose appointment takes effect July 11, will have overall day-to-day responsibility for Vitamin Shoppe’s operational execution (store operations, merchandising, supply chain and information technology) and for leading those teams through implementing

Dollar Tree sees exit of Levine

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Howard Levine has stepped down as an officer of Dollar Tree Inc. Levine was chief executive officer of Family Dollar Stores Inc., which was acquired by Dollar Tree last summer. He remained with Dollar Tree to assist with the integration, reporting to and supporting CEO Bob Sasser. Gary Philbin, who was named