September 1, 2014

In the wake of a disappointing second quarter, Fred's Super Dollar last week announced a series of initiatives, including the shuttering of 60 non-pharmacy stores and a stepped up focus on pharmacy.

August 7, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported July sales of $148 million, representing an increase of 4%.

 

July 10, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar reported sales of $191.2 million, an increase of 2%, for the five-week month of June, which ended July 5. 

May 29, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported total sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 were $498.3 million, a 0.6% decline.

May 8, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday announced the company will implement a new long-term marketing strategy stressing everyday low pricing and the convenience of a smaller box to help bolster sales against what the company describes as "intense competitive pressures."

April 10, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported sales of $191.2 million, up 1%, for the five-week fiscal month of March ended April 5, 2014.

March 28, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar will be exiting a number of front-end categories — including footwear, televisions/home theater and select home furnishings — in an effort to expand seasonal, health, beauty, pharmacy and OTC, in line with reconfiguration plan strategies, Fred's CFO Jerry Shore told analysts Thursday.

March 27, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday posted sales of $495.1 million for the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1, representing an increase of 0.5% on an adjusted basis (fiscal 2012 fourth quarter was 14 weeks vs. 13 weeks in fiscal 2013).

March 6, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday posted $157.5 million in sales, representing a decline of 1%, for the four weeks ended March 1.

February 6, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported $134.8 million in sales for the four weeks ended Feb. 1, representing a 1.1% decline on an adjusted basis.

January 10, 2014

Regional discount retailer Fred’s is making some big changes to its merchandising and operations groups to begin 2014 and has retained several firms to review strategic opportunities.

December 5, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported a 1% increase in total sales, to $151.5 million, for the four weeks ended Nov. 30. Comparable-store sales for the month were flat versus a decline of 3.6% in the same period last year.

November 26, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar on Tuesday credited an 8% lift in pharmacy department sales as a key factor accounting for the company's third-quarter success.

November 7, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported sales gains for the four weeks ended Nov. 2, reaching $143.4 million on 2% growth.

September 5, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar posted sales of $140 million for the four weeks ended Aug. 31. Sales were $139.9 million in the year-ago period.

August 29, 2013

Pharmacy and hardware/auto were two significant contributing factors behind Fred's Super Dollar second-quarter sales increase of 2%, the company reported.

July 11, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar posted $187.7 million in sales for the five weeks ended July 6, up 3% as compared to the year-ago period. Comparable-store sales for the month increased 4.5%.

June 6, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar posted sales of $152.4 million, up 0.2%, for the four weeks ended June 1.

May 8, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar posted a slight 0.2% sales gain for its first quarter ended May 4, to $501.4 million.

April 11, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar reported total sales of $190.4 million for the five weeks ended April 6, down 2% from the comparable year-ago period.

March 28, 2013

Fred's will be looking to extend its pharmacy penetration to as high as 70% of all stores in the next three years.

March 7, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar reported total sales of $159.2 million for the four weeks ended March 2, up some $200,000 from the corresponding year-ago period.

February 7, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar reported sales for the five-weeks ended Feb. 2 were up 31% to $173.6 million. Comparable store sales were up 28.6%.

January 3, 2013

Fred's reported a 1% sales decline to $209.9 million for the five-week fiscal month ended Dec. 29.