October 9, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported sales of $183.6 million for the five weeks ended Oct. 4, representing an increase of 3.3% as compared with the year-ago period.

 

September 4, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported sales of $147.6 million, up 6%, for the four weeks ended Aug. 30. 

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 11, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar and Cardinal Health on Monday announced a multi-year agreement for Cardinal Health to be the new primary supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical products.

August 7, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday announced that Craig Barnes and Kelly Ma have joined the company and will lead its new sourcing team.

 

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. 

June 5, 2014

Fred's reported on Thursday that sales for the month of May were essentially flat, totaling $151.9 million.

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 21, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share.

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 22, 2014

Impax Labs on Monday announced the its board of directors appointed G. Frederick Wilson as the company's president and CEO, effective April 29.

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 28, 2014

Fred’s Super Dollar has visited CVS Caremark, Dollar General and Walgreens seeking bids for its Southeastern chain of discount stores, according to a report published Friday by Bloomberg News.

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.

October 10, 2013

Fred's sales increased to $177.3 million in September, the discount store chain said Thursday.

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.