August 6, 2014

Dollar General is considering outbidding Dollar Tree for Family Dollar Stores, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

July 28, 2014

Dollar Tree on Monday morning acquired Family Dollar Stores in a cash and stock transaction worth about $8.5 billion. 

 

July 10, 2014

Family Dollar Stores reported that for the third quarter fiscal 2014 ended May 31, net sales increased 3.3% to $2.7 billion.

June 18, 2014

Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Thomas as SVP, merchandise operations, succeeding Scott Zucker, who left the company at the end of May.

April 10, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday reported that for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended March 1, net sales totaled $2.7 billion, representing a decline of 6.1%.

March 24, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Brian Hancock to the position of SVP supply chain. Hancock will report to Howard Levine, Family Dollar chairman and CEO.

January 9, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that it has promoted Jason Reiser to the position of EVP - chief merchandising officer. Reiser will report to Howard Levine, chairman and CEO.

December 2, 2013

Family Dollar Stores last week announced that Jeffrey Macak, EVP supply chain, has resigned from the company for personal reasons, effective Nov. 27.

November 5, 2013

Family Dollar president and COO Mike Bloom will be featured on the CBS award-winning reality series, "Undercover Boss" this Friday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. EST.

September 11, 2013

Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Macak as EVP supply chain, reporting to Mike Bloom, president and COO.

July 15, 2013

Family Dollar Stores on Wednesday named Jason Reiser to the position of SVP merchandising where he will have executive responsibility for the company’s health, beauty, personal care and household teams. Reiser comes to Family Dollar from Sam’s Club, where he spent more than 17 years in a variety of roles, most recently serving as VP merchandising, health and family care.

Jason Reiser is one of the brightest young merchandising executives in this industry and has proven a knack for making health and wellness relevant and exciting to shoppers in alternative channels — Reiser was instrumental in developing and implementing Sam's Club's three-pillar strategy around Awareness, Prevention and Solutions. Expect Reiser to bring some innovation in the way health and wellness is sold in a dollar store environment.

July 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores named Jason Reiser to the position of SVP merchandising. Reiser will replace John Scanlon, who retired from the company at the end of March.

July 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores on Wednesday reported a net sales increase of 9% to $2.6 billion for third quarter ended June 1, reaching the upper end of the discount chain's guidance. Comparable store sales in the quarter increased 2.9%.

June 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Brad Rogers SVP real estate, replacing Keith Gehl, who will retire from the company at the end of June.

April 30, 2013

Family Dollar Stores on Monday announced Charles Gibson, EVP supply chain, will leave the company to pursue other interests effective April 30.

April 11, 2013

Family Dollar Stores reported a net sales increase of 17.7% to $2.9 billion for the second quarter ended March 2.

March 26, 2013

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

January 8, 2013

Select Family Dollar Stores will carry an environmentally friendly, individually-sold 3-lb firelog by Enviro-Log, the company stated.

January 4, 2013

Family Dollar stores reported a 12.7% increase in net sales and a 6.6% increase in comps in first quarter 2013, the company said.

December 10, 2012

Family Dollar Stores last week named as Tammy DeBoer SVP food. DeBoer will report to Paul White, EVP and chief merchandising officer.

November 28, 2012

As New York City enjoyed the first snowfall of the winter season, industry leaders gathered for the 14th annual Industry Issues Summit to discuss the top issues and trends impacting the industry, including the importance of seizing “whitespaces.”

October 29, 2012

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

October 16, 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.

June 28, 2012

This year’s National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace Conference proved to be a productive four-day event as retailers and suppliers representing more than $500 billion in annual buying power convened in Denver to network, explore business opportunities and participate in educational programs.