June 2, 2014

99 Cents Only Stores named Christopher Laurence as the company's interim CFO, treasurer and secretary. Laurence replaces Frank Schools, who resigned to pursue other opportunities.

April 15, 2014

99 Cents Only Stores on Tuesday announced its financial results for the shortened fiscal year 2014 that began on March 31, 2013 and ended January 31, 2014, consisting of 44 weeks.

August 14, 2013

99 Cents Only stores announced on Monday Stéphane Gonthier as the company's new president and CEO. Gonthier is leaving Dollarama, where he was COO since September 2007.

July 18, 2013

99 Cents Only Stores posted a net sales increase of 8.9% to $1.7 billion for fiscal 2013.

February 7, 2013

Net sales at 99 Cents Only Stores increased 8.8% in third quarter 2013, the company said.

January 8, 2013

Fueled by strong store growth and increased household penetration, dollar stores have been stepping outside of their comfort zone in pursuit of consumer trips that have historically belonged to retail pharmacy.

December 18, 2012

Regional store chain 99 Cents Only Stores has launched a new website that it said would offer more easily accessible information on new products, as well as company information.

September 13, 2012

99 Cents Only Stores is opening a new store in Sanger, Calif.

August 13, 2012

99 Cents Only Stores is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

October 12, 2011

Discounter 99 Cents Only Stores said it has agreed to be acquired by a group of investors including its founding family, Ares Management and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board for $1.6 billion in cash.

August 9, 2011

99 Cents Only Stores reported that its consolidated net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 was $17.7 million, or 25 cents per diluted share, compared with $16.8 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, for the prior year.

April 15, 2011

Even with an extra week in this year's reporting period, 99 Cents Only Stores reported a total sales increase for it fiscal fourth quarter.

March 14, 2011

Family Dollar reported Monday a comparable-store sales increase of 5.1% for the second quarter ended Feb. 26. Net sales for the quarter increased 8.3% to $2.26 billion, from $2.09 billion last year. According to the retailer, warmer weather earlier in the year, as well as strong performance in its consumables and seasonal categories, helped drive sales.

March 11, 2011

First it was Family Dollar; now 99 Cents Only Stores finds itself in buyout talks, as investors are seeing the value in discount store chains.

August 4, 2010

99 Cents Only Stores reported that sales for the first quarter increased by 4.6% to $336.6 million and same-store sales increased 2.7%.