Family Dollar Needs a Turnaround. But Does It Need Carl Icahn?

Family Dollar Needs a Turnaround. But Does It Need Carl Icahn?

When activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed on Jun. 6 that he had acquired a 9.4 stake in struggling discount chain Family Dollar, retail industry insiders may have gotten a feeling of Déjàvu. Icahn has indicated that he’d like to have what he calls “a friendly dialogue” with the company’s management about its op

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