Bloomberg: Dollar General considering counter-bid for Family Dollar
Aug 5 (Reuters) - Discount retailer Dollar General Corp is considering a rival bid to Dollar Tree Inc 's $8.5 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Dollar General shares were up 3 percent at $57.62 on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Family Dollar shares were also up 2 percent at $77.26.
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