reuters.com – (Reuters) – Dollar General Corp (DG.N) may need to divest more than 4,000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N), the New York Post reported, citing two sources close to the situation. Dollar General has agreed to sell up to 1,500 stores as part of its $9.1 billion offer. It approached Family Dollar shareholders with its offer directly in September after twice being spurned by its smaller rival.

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