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US: Family Dollar appoints supply chain executive Michelle Russell | 25 Mar 14

US retailer Family Dollar Stores has appointed Brian Hancock to the role of senior vice president of supply chain.


US: Family Dollar Q1 profit slides, lowers outlook Michelle Russell | 10 Jan 14

US discounter Family Dollar has booked a drop in first-quarter earnings and lowered its guidance for the full year.


US: Family Dollar supply chain president Macak resigns Katie Smith | 28 Nov 13

Jeffrey Macak, executive vice president of supply chain at Family Dollar, has resigned from the discount retailer for personal reasons, after just two months in the role.


US: Family Dollar Q4 profit rises on higher sales Katie Smith | 10 Oct 13

US discounter Family Dollar remains cautious in its outlook despite recording a 26.3% increase in fourth-quarter net profit, thanks to higher sales.


US: Family Dollar names Macak supply chain president Katie Smith | 12 Sep 13

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Macak executive vice president of supply chain, as part of ongoing efforts to improve its supply chain efficiencies.


US: Family Dollar Q3 profit slides, beats estimates Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 13

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has recorded a drop in third-quarter earnings but said sales and profits came in at the upper end of its guidance.


US: Family Dollar Q1 profit slips 0.1% Katie Smith | 4 Jan 13

Discount retailer Family Dollar has seen its first-quarter net profit slip despite posting double-digit sales growth.


US: Family Dollar appoints SVP of store operations Katie Smith | 29 Oct 12

Discount retailer Family Dollar has appointed Colin McGinnis as senior vice president of store operations support, store development and procurement.


US: Family Dollar names Wong marketing exec Katie Smith | 16 Oct 12

US discount retailer Family Dollar has appointed former Safeway executive Jocelyn Wong as senior vice president and chief marketing officer.


US: Strong sales lift Family Dollar Q4 and FY profit Katie Smith | 4 Oct 12

Stronger sales and lower markdowns has helped US discount retailer Family Dollar to today (3 October) book a rise in fourth quarter and full-year net profit.


UPDATE: US: Family Dollar Q3 apparel sales rise 1.1% Leonie Barrie | 29 Jun 12

Despite booking record third quarter results which saw higher sales contribute to a 12.1% jump in profit, US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores admits that demand for more discretionary categories like apparel continues "to be challenged."


US: Sales boost Family Dollar Q3 profits Michelle Russell | 29 Jun 12

US retailer Family Dollar Stores has booked another record quarter, after higher sales led to a double-digit rise in third-quarter profits.


US: Family Dollar vice chair and CAO Flur exits Katie Smith | 24 Apr 12

Dorlisa Flur, vice chair of strategy and chief administrative officer of US retailer Family Dollar, will step down next month to pursue other interests.


US: Family Dollar reports 10.7% increase in Q2 profit Katie Smith | 29 Mar 12

US retailer Family Dollar has posted an 10.7% increase in profit for its second quarter, on the back of increased consumer traffic.


US: Family Dollar Q1 profit grows 8.1% Petah Marian | 6 Jan 12

US retailer Family Dollar recorded a rise in first-quarter profit growth helped by rising sales on the back of a strong expansion plan.


US: Family Dollar appoints White as merchandising chief Petah Marian | 20 Dec 11

Family Dollar has announced the appointment of Paul White as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.


US: Peltz reaches agreement with Family Dollar Sam Webb | 3 Oct 11

US investor Nelson Peltz has backed away from an aggressive takeover of Family Dollar Stores after a deal with the discount retailer.


US: Family Dollar to open up to 500 stores as profits rise Leonie Barrie | 29 Sep 11

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc says it intends to open up to 500 stores next year after reporting record fourth quarter and full-year sales and earnings.


US: Family Dollar adds Trian executive to its board Leonie Barrie | 29 Sep 11

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc today (29 September) named Edward Garden, one of the founders of Trian Partners, as a director - as part of an agreement that limits the investment firm's stake in the business.


US: Family Dollar management changes include new COO Leonie Barrie | 27 Sep 11

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc today (27 September) reported a number of executive changes, including the addition of Michael K Bloom as president and chief operating officer.


US: Family Dollar Stores reported record Q3 sales Dean Best | 29 Jun 11

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores today (29 June) booked "record" third-quarter sales and profits.


US: Family Dollar lifts Q2 earnings outlook just-style.com | 15 Mar 11

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has lifted its earnings outlook for the second quarter after sales increased by 8.3% during the period.


US: Family Dollar rejects Trian buyout bid just-style.com | 4 Mar 11

The board of US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has unanimously rejected a takeover approach from Trian Group, the fund run by activist US investor Nelson Peltz.


Spotlight on...Peltz pouncing on Family Dollar Stores Dean Best | 21 Feb 11

Nelson Peltz, the US activist investor, has grabbed the headlines in recent years with investments in firms he believed needed to change strategy. Now, he has tabled a full takeover bid for US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores which values the discount retailer at more than $7bn.


US: Family Dollar receives $7bn buyout bid just-style.com | 16 Feb 11

Family Dollar Stores Inc has confirmed it is the target of an unsolicited takeover offer from investment firm Trian Group, the fund run by activist US investor Nelson Peltz, which could value the discount retailer at more than $7bn.


US: Family Dollar lifts FY profit target as Q1 sales grow just-style.com | 5 Jan 11

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores today (5 January) lifted its full-year earnings target after recording an almost 7% rise in first-quarter sales.


US: Dollar General in 625-store expansion drive just-style.com | 4 Jan 11

Value retailer Dollar General Corp plans to open 625 new stores and create 6,000 new jobs in fiscal 2011, as cost-conscious shoppers increasingly look for deals on items including basic apparel.


US: Two executive promotions at Family Dollar just-style.com | 3 Nov 10

Retailer Family Dollar Stores has promoted two of its executives to new roles in the organisation.


US: Family Dollar to open new stores as profits surge 23% just-style.com | 30 Sep 10

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc is to open more stores and expand its refurbishment programme after posting 23% surge in fourth quarter and full-year profit.


US: Family Dollar promotes Zucker to IT solutions post just-style.com | 10 Jun 10

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc has promoted Scott Zucker as vice president - IT solutions delivery.

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