May 29, 2015

Dollar Tree on Friday announced it had reached an agreement to sell private equity firm Sycamore Partners a divestiture package of 330 Family Dollar Stores locations, with the deal contingent on the completion of Dollar Tree’s pending acquisition of Family Dollar.

May 21, 2015

Dollar Tree Inc. plans to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores to obtain Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval of its pending $8.5 billion acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

December 4, 2014

While the outcome of Dollar General Corp.'s plan acquire rival Family Dollar Stores remains unsettled, the company remains committed to organic growth.


September 17, 2014

The heated battle for Family Dollar Stores rages on, with Family Dollar on Wednesday rejecting a $9.1 billion takeover bid from rival Dollar General and reaffirming its support of its deal with Dollar Tree.

September 5, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Friday rejected the sweetened, $9.1 billion take-over bid made by Dollar General on Sept. 2, saying in a statement that its board voted unanimously to reject the revised offer "on the basis of antitrust regulatory considerations."

August 21, 2014

Citing antitrust concerns, Family Dollar Stores on Thursday firmly rejected a takeover offer by larger competitor Dollar General, and said it favors a smaller deal with potential buyer Dollar Tree.

July 10, 2014

Family Dollar Stores’ third quarter income plunged 33% amid higher costs and increased competition.

June 18, 2014

Family Dollar Stores, announced that it has named Jeffrey Thomas senior VP-merchandise operations.

June 9, 2014

Family Dollar Stores has adopted a one-year shareholder rights plan to prevent investors from gaining sizable control of the company. The move follows the disclosure on Friday that activist investor Carl Icahn has amassed a 9.39% stake in the retailer over the past two months, making him its largest shareholder.

May 1, 2014

Ten years ago, demographic experts predicted a looming talent shortage: When the massive baby boom generation retired, the small Generation X would not have enough experienced leaders and managers to fill the positions that boomers would vacate.

January 9, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that president and COO Michael Bloom has left the company to pursue other interests.

January 9, 2014

Retailers across the board, from Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters to Family Dollar Stores and Bed, Bath & Beyond, cut their fourth-quarter earnings forecasts on Thursday as heavy promotions and discounts cut into profits.

October 9, 2013

Checkpoint Systems announced that Family Dollar Stores has entered into a multi-year agreement that includes the deployment of Checkpoint's electronic article surveillance solutions in all of its existing and future stores.

October 4, 2013

PECO Net Lease Income Fund (NLIF) has acquired four properties including two Family Dollar stores in New Mexico and two Raising Cane's restaurants, including one in Lexington, Ky., and one in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

September 11, 2013

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has named Jeffrey W. Macak to the position of executive VP–supply chain.

June 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores names Brad Rogers as senior VP real estate.

April 29, 2013

Family Dollar Stores said that Charles S. Gibson, executive VP – supply chain, will leave the company to pursue other interests, effective April 30.

April 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores reported that net income for the quarter ended March 2 edged up to $140.1 million, compared with $136.4 million in the year-ago period.

March 25, 2013

Family Dollar Stores said it has named Scott T. Zucker to the newly created position of SVP merchandise operations, charged with driving the strategy and execution of merchandise initiatives, category management, merchandise planning and replenishment.

February 14, 2013

Belk has named Dorlisa Flur to the newly created position of EVP omni-channel, reporting to John Belk, president and chief operating officer.

February 5, 2013

Family Dollar Stores is renewing its software contract with Revionics, which provides end-to-end merchandise optimization solutions, the supplier announced.

October 26, 2012

Family Dollar Stores said it has named Colin McGinnis as SVP store operations support, store development and procurement.

October 16, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has named Jocelyn Wong to the position of SVP, chief marketing officer.

October 3, 2012

Family Dollar Stores reported that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 25 inched up to $80.9 million from $79.8 million in the same period last year.