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May 22, 2014

Increases in traffic and average ticket resulted in record first-quarter sales growth at Dollar Tree.

April 10, 2014

Family Dollar plans to close 370 underperforming stores, cut jobs and lower prices on 1,000 basic items following a disappointing second quarter, which was adversely affected by the extra week in last year's quarter, severe weather, holiday promotions and a challenging consumer environment.

March 13, 2014

An unrelenting Dollar General continues to push forward with plans to open 700 stores this year despite reporting weak financial results and a 1.3% same-store sales increase for the fourth quarter.

February 26, 2014

Dollar Tree’s fourth quarter results were affected by the extra week in last year’s fourth quarter as well as continued economic challenges.

January 9, 2014

The search is on for a new president and COO at Family Dollar following the resignation of Michael Bloom amid deteriorating financial results and a 3% same store sales decline in December.

November 4, 2013

A desire to improve operational efficiency and capitalize on scale were cited as reasons for several senior level executive moves at Dollar General.

October 18, 2013

It’s one down and more than 11,000 to go as Dollar General has opened its first ever fueling station at a store in Hanceville, Ala.

October 7, 2013

Dollar General has opened its 11,000th store, further distinguishing the dollar-store operator as the retailer with the most stores in the United States.

June 21, 2013

Dollar General received a Gold Stevie award for Company of the Year in Retail at the 11th annual American Business Awards in recognition of the company’s position as an industry leader in the retail sector.

May 23, 2013

Dollar Tree achieved the highest first-quarter operating margin in its history for the first quarter ended May 4.

April 29, 2013

Family Dollar has announced that EVP of supply chain Charles S. Gibson will leave the company to pursue other interests.

March 25, 2013

Dollar General announced that Susan Lanigan, EVP and general counsel, has decided to retire from Dollar General later this year after nearly 11 years with the company.

February 27, 2013

Dollar Tree reported that consolidated net sales for the fourth quarter were $2.25 billion, a 15.4% increase compared with $1.95 billion reported for the quarter ended Jan. 28, 2012.

January 23, 2013

Dollar General has big plans for growth in 2013 with the creation of 6,000 new jobs and the planned addition of 635 new stores and 550 relocations.

December 3, 2012

Less than six months after joining Family Dollar, Tammy L. DeBoer has been named SVP of food.

November 15, 2012

Family Dollar is positioning itself as a one-stop shop for families this holiday season.

October 12, 2012

Dollar General has named Pat Fili-Krushel to its board of directors effective Oct. 15.

October 8, 2012

Dollar General is the overall basket price leader, delivering a substantial savings to value shoppers, according to Kantar Retail's second annual opening price point survey. Walgreens, for the second year, had the most expensive total basket, driven by sharply higher edible and nonedible grocery baskets.

October 3, 2012

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

September 19, 2012

Dollar Station attracts last-minute shoppers.

September 6, 2012

If it seems like Dollar General stores are everywhere it’s because they are. And more keep coming presenting price sensitive shoppers with a viable alternative to Walmart.

September 5, 2012

Same store sales increased 5.1% at Dollar General during the second quarter and the company remains on track to open more than 600 new stores this year.

August 1, 2012

Older Americans who still want to participate in the work force will be welcomed by Dollar General.

July 16, 2012

Family Dollar is growing like a weed. To see why, click here.

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