October 9, 2012

Seats are going fast for the annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Conference, slated for Nov. 27 in New York City at the New York Athletic Club.

October 5, 2012

Family Dollar has inked a partnership with a national leader in health-and-wellness solutions to further drive the retailer's commitment to proactively engage in activities that encourage healthy living.

October 3, 2012

Following the release of record sales and profits on Wednesday, Family Dollar said it would open 500 new stores next year.

September 4, 2012

Family Dollar announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock of 21 cents per share.

August 27, 2012

Holly Shaskey-Platek has been appointed to serve as SVP merchandising for Family Dollar, the retailer announced.

August 17, 2012

Consumers shop as many as seven retail channels in pursuit of the best value, SymphonyIRI Group reported Wednesday.

June 28, 2012

Dollar stores continue to thrive in this consumer-conscious economy, and Family Dollar is no exception.

June 5, 2012

Family Dollar is getting the Redbox treatment.

May 10, 2012

Family Dollar said its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of 21 cents per share.

May 4, 2012

Family Dollar is gearing up to offer its customers a broader selection of merchandise, including refrigerated and frozen food, through a strategic partnership with McLane.

April 23, 2012

Family Dollar announced that one of its executives intends to leave the company to pursue other interests.

April 10, 2012

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

April 9, 2012

Family Dollar has appointed a new VP and assistant general counsel for litigation.

March 28, 2012

Rising gas prices and a cautious consumer environment continues to benefit the dollar store, with Family Dollar being the latest example.

January 6, 2012

Momentum remains on the side of Family Dollar, as the company late Thursday reported another quarter of record sales and profits and the opening of 101 units, which included its first stores in California.

January 4, 2012

Despite an overall decrease in free standing insert coupon activity, retailer promotion pages within the FSI vehicles recorded a 30.7% increase to more than 17 billion pages in 2011, continuing the significant annual increases in retailer promotion activity, which began in 2007, Kantar Media reported Wednesday.

December 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Paul White to the position of EVP and chief merchandising officer. White will report to Mike Bloom, president and COO.

December 5, 2011



It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It’s that kind of Dickensian double-speak that personifies the tone of the holiday forecasts this year — forecasts that have really been all over the board.

December 5, 2011

The combined store count of the county's largest dollar store chains outnumbers that of the largest retail pharmacy chains as continued economic difficulties drive the channel's growth, according to a new study released Monday by Colliers International.

December 5, 2011

Optimism, skepticism, confidence and concern were among the range of emotions shared by Walmart suppliers who participated in the second annual Walmart Supplier Survey conducted by Drug Store News’ sister publication Connecting Northwest Arkansas.


November 15, 2011

Family Dollar is expanding into California for the first time with the opening of four new stores in Ontario, Rialto, Riverside and Fontana.

November 7, 2011

October sure was a busy month for news in the drug channel. It began in earnest on Oct. 1, the day CVS’ new president officially began his new job. Before the month was over, CVS’ chief merchant left to become president of Family Dollar, and his responsibilities would be carved up between three key executives.

November 2, 2011

Family Dollar has appointed a new VP assistant general counsel and assistant secretary.

October 24, 2011

CVS has named Judy Sansone SVP merchandising and has expanded the roles of chief marketing officer Rob Price and EVP internal operations, real estate and supply chain Scott Baker, the company announced Monday.