Content about Family Dollar Stores

April 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores reported a net sales increase of 17.7% to $2.89 billion for its second quarter. Net income per diluted share for the quarter increased 5.2% to $1.21.

March 27, 2013

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

March 25, 2013

Family Dollar Stores has named Scott Zucker to the newly created position of SVP merchandise operations.

October 26, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has named Colin McGinnis to the position of SVP store operations support, store development and procurement.

October 15, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has named Jocelyn Wong to the position of SVP, chief marketing officer. Wong will report to Michael Bloom, president and COO.

August 24, 2012

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar Stores has named Holly Shaskey-Platek to the position of SVP merchandising. She will lead the home, apparel and seasonal divisions and report to Paul White, EVP, chief merchandising officer.

May 4, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has entered into a strategic partnership with McLane, a provider of grocery and food service supply chain solutions, to enable the retailer to offer customers a broader selection of merchandise, including refrigerated and frozen food, across the retailer’s more than 7,200 locations in 45 states.

April 10, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has named Mary Winston to the position of EVP and CFO.

April 9, 2012

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

December 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Paul White to the position of EVP and chief merchandising officer.

September 28, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced Wednesday 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 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has named Trey Johnson to the newly created position of SVP food.

September 13, 2011

Family Dollar Stores has found itself a way to better understand how customers respond to its in-store displays and promotions, and how they can be improved to generate more sales.

July 21, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has named Christopher Nielsen to the position of VP loss prevention. Nielsen will report to Bryan Venberg, SVP human resources.

April 18, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has named Brad Rogers to the position of VP real estate development.

March 3, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced that it will continue to implement its strategic plan.

February 16, 2011

Family Dollar Stores received a buyout offer on Tuesday from a New York hedge fund at $55 to $60 per share, a 36% premium over yesterday’s closing price.

January 17, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has named Paul White to the position of SVP apparel, home and seasonal.

September 29, 2010

MATTHEWS, N.C. - Family Dollar Stores reported that net income per diluted share for the year ended Aug. 28, increased 26.6% to $2.62 compared with $2.07 for the year ended August 29, 2009.

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