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Penny wise, dollar foolish

7 January 2019 By Lauren Silva Laughlin

Pushy investor Starboard wants control of the $23 bln low-price retailer’s board, and could push for a sale of its Family Dollar chain. Dollar Tree has underperformed peers. But Starboard, which only has 2 pct of the stock, may do better holding tight and waiting for a downturn.

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