March 5, 2015

The deep freeze hitting much of the United States this winter helped Fred’s improve its same-store sales.

February 12, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar joined inStream's retailer network of 38,000-plus stores.

February 6, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar earlier this week reported $138.8 million in January sales, up 3%. 

December 3, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Tuesday reported a sales increase of 2% to $154.3 million for the four-week fiscal month of November ended Nov. 29. 

 

November 26, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar is positioned well for the future.

November 25, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar reported total sales for the third quarter ended Nov. 1 of $476.2 million.

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 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.

 

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.

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.

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.

November 8, 2013
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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 31, 2013

Fred's Inc. reported positive financial results for the first quarter on Thursday and is looking to implement initiatives to reconfigure its pharmacy department and expand its specialty drug program as key drivers in its "aggressive" 2013 plan.

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.

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%.

November 29, 2012

Fred's on Thurday reported a total sales decline of 1% to $150.4 million for the four weeks ended Nov. 24.

November 1, 2012

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported an increase of 1% in total sales to $450.6 million for its third quarter ended Oct. 27.

September 17, 2012

Fred's on Friday launched a holiday layaway plan featuring no fees and a down payment of only $1.

February 16, 2012

Fred's on Thursday announced an increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend by 20% to 6 cents per share, and an increase in the company's stock repurchase program to an additional 3.6 million shares, or 10% of the currently outstanding shares.