Calls for an Exploration of All Strategic Alternatives for the Underperforming Family Dollar Business
Urges the Evaluation and Initiation of a Sophisticated Wide-Scale Market Test of a Multi-Price Point Strategy with a Few Select Price Points at Dollar Tree Bannered Stores
Has Nominated a Slate of Seven Highly-Qualified Director Candidates for Election at the Company's 2019 Annual Meeting
NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Starboard Value LP (together with its affiliates, "Starboard"), a significant shareholder of Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) ("Dollar Tree" or the "Company"), with an ownership interest of approximately 1.7% of the Company's outstanding shares, today announced that it has delivered a letter to Gary Philbin, Dollar Tree's President and Chief Executive Officer, with copies to Executive Chairman Bob Sasser and the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board").
The full text of Starboard's letter to the CEO and Board can be viewed at the following link:
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