TheStreet decided to find out.
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The biggest loser in a takeover would be Family Dollar, its employees and executives. Dollar General has promised to close up to 1,500 stores over antitrust concerns, and its own management would likely run the combined company. Many stores, like this one in Colorado, might be closing anyway because they are situated very near Dollar General. On a recent tour around Atlanta we found that most Family Dollar stores have a Dollar General very close by.
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