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10401 Monroe Road

Matthews, NC 28105

United States

Phone: 704-847-6961


Family Dollar Stores, Inc. operates a chain of retail discount stores in the United States. The company operates a chain of approximately 7,900 general merchandise retail discount stores in 46 states. The company’s merchandise assortment includes consumables, home products, apparel and accessories, and seasonal and electronics. Merchandise The company’s typical store carries approximately 6,500 to 7,000 basic SKUs, with fluctuations in seasonal items throughout the year. The company offers a focused assortment of merchandise in various categories, such as health and beauty aids, packaged food and refrigerated products, tobacco products, home cleaning supplies, housewares, stationery, seasonal goods, apparel, and home fashions. Consumables: The company offers household chemicals, paper products, food, health and beauty aids, hardware and automotive supplies, pet food and supplies, and tobacco. Home Products: The company offers domestics, including blankets, sheets and towels, housewares, giftware, and home décor. Apparel and Accessories: The company offers men’s and women’s clothing, boys’ and girls’ clothing, infants’ clothing, shoes, and fashion accessories. Seasonal and Electronics: The company offers toys, stationery and school supplies, seasonal goods, and personal electronics, including pre-paid cellular phones and services. Seasonality The company’s sales have been highest in the second quarter (December, January, and February) in connection with the holiday season. Its quarterly results also can be impacted by the timing of certain holidays. The company purchases significant amounts of seasonal inventory during the first quarter in anticipation of the holiday season. Trademarks The company has registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office the names Family Dollar and Family Dollar Stores as service marks, and also has registered, or has filed registration applications for, other names and designs as trademarks for certain merchandise sold in its stores, such as Family Gourmet, Family Pet, Kidgets and Outdoors by Design. Competition The company competes for sales and store locations with international, national, regional and local retailing establishments, including Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Wal-Mart. History Family Dollar Stores, Inc. was founded in 1959.


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