March 26, 2013

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

January 11, 2013

Growth in the consumer products market is likely to slow down over the next five years, while pharmacy retailers will see a profit windfall due to the generic drug cycle, according to a new report.

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.

January 4, 2013

Several retailers got top scores from a gay-rights organization for their efforts to prevent discrimination against and include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

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 15, 2012

Family Dollar on Thursday announced it is expanding its holiday selection to include hundreds of toys and gifts retailing for $10 or less.

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.

October 12, 2012

It appears that even when the economy gets back to humming again on all cylinders that America’s shopping patterns will have been forever changed, and that's only going to support dollar store growth for years to come.

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.