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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.

September 12, 2012

Family Dollar Stores said it plans to settle a class-action matter with more than 1,700 New York store managers who filed suit on claims of unpaid overtime wages.

June 5, 2012

Family Dollar Stores said it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Coinstar to provide Redbox kiosks at Family Dollar locations across the United States.

May 15, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has selected AccessVia Web dSignShop software-as-a-service (SaaS) to print shelf-edge signs and labels in their stores.

April 24, 2012

Family Dollar Stores said Monday that Dorlisa K. Flur, vice chair-strategy and chief administrative officer, plans to leave the company to pursue other interests, effective May 2.

April 9, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has named Jon Broz to the position of VP and assistant general counsel, litigation.

February 22, 2012

After 30 years in the drug store sector, Michael Bloom left CVS Caremark in September 2011 to become president and COO of Family Dollar Stores. The extreme-value chain has adopted an aggressive growth strategy in recent years, and plans to open 450 to 500 stores in 2012.

Family Dollar is equally committed to improving existing locations. Under its ambitious store-reinvention program, an estimated 1,000 locations are scheduled to be renovated, relocated or expanded this year.

December 20, 2011

Family Dollar Stores named Paul White to the position of executive VP and chief merchandising officer.

December 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores said that it has named Paul White as executive VP, chief merchandising officer. He will report to Michael Bloom, president and COO.

November 1, 2011

Family Dollar Stores said Tuesday it has named Beth MacDonald to the position of VP – assistant general counsel and assistant secretary.

September 28, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced that it plans to open 450 to 500 new stores in fiscal 2012, a 50% jump compared with the number of openings in fiscal 2011, and will renovate, relocate or expand over 1,000 locations.

September 27, 2011

Family Dollar Stores said Tuesday that it has named longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom as its new president and COO to replace the departing R. James Kelly, who announced his retirement on Tuesday after 15 years with the company.

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