January 8, 2015

Higher sales of discounted, low-margin items did not necessarily add up to a happy holiday season for Family Dollar Stores Inc.

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.

April 3, 2014

Family Dollar is rolling out electronic article surveillance (EAS) loss prevention technology from Checkpoint Systems across the retailer's more than 8,000 stores nationwide.

December 2, 2013

Shrink is an unavoidable fact of life for retailers. But by leveraging electronic article surveillance (EAS) technology that places security tags on items, retailers can minimize the frequency and financial impact of shrink.

Matthews, N.C.-based Family Dollar Stores, Inc. has been using EAS technology to reduce shrink at select high-risk locations for more than 15 years. However, about three years ago, the retailer determined that using EAS tags on higher-priced items at all of its roughly 7,900 stores would help control external shrink throughout the chain.

October 7, 2013

Dollar stores are not just for lower- and middle-income shoppers.

August 28, 2013

Urbi et Orbi (The City and The World): The phrase is not just the theme of an annual speech from the Pope, but also summarizes what’s taking place in retail across North America: urbanization and globalization.

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 29, 2013

RetailSense, a marketing software company that accelerates retail and agile marketing processes, announced that Family Dollar Store has signed a multi-year contract with Retail Sense.

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 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 5, 2012

Only 58% of consumer product goods executives view dollar stores as a strategic channel, according to Deloitte’s new Dollar Store Strategies for National Brands study.

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.

May 8, 2012

Has anyone else noticed that more and more consumers seem to be “cross-shopping” than ever before? I’m talking about those people who shop both the high-end luxury retailers and the discount or even dollar stores.

March 28, 2012

Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 10.7% as increased customer traffic fueled higher sales.

September 13, 2011

RockTenn and BVI Networks announced the debut of its first large-format ShopperGauge Retail Learning Lab at Family Dollar Stores.

March 14, 2011

Family Dollar today showed why dollar stores are such a hot commodity right now by reporting a comparable-store sales increase of 5.1% for the second quarter ended Feb. 26.

June 8, 2010

Family Dollar Stores said Wednesday that it has named Scott Zucker VP -- IT solutions...

March 17, 2008

A Nielsen study revealed that consumers are combining errands and making fewer shopping trips. Reasons...