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FAMILY DOLLAR FACTS


Our History:
Founded in 1959 in Charlotte, North Carolina by entrepreneur, Leon Levine
 
Our Mission:
To be a Compelling Place to Shop for our Customers
To be a Compelling Place to Work for our Team Members
To be a Compelling Place to Invest for our Shareholders

Our Vision:
To be the best small-format convenience and value retailer serving the needs of families in our neighborhoods

Our Core Customer:
Female head of household in her mid 40’s making less than $40,000/year
 
Our Product Mix:
We offer our customers a mix of quality name brand products they use everyday; from consumable products such as household paper products and expanded food assortment, to treasures for every home and even quality apparel for men, woman and children. We also offer a mix of seasonal products, greeting cards, gift-wrap and more.
 
Our Team and Our Culture:
8,000 Stores in 46 States; 50,000 Team Members

By attracting and retaining team members who are committed to the ideals of an achievement-focused culture and who participate in decision-making through open lines of communication, Family Dollar will stride into the next 50 years as a world-class organization.

Our Investor Information:
The Company’s stock went public in 1970 at $14.50 per share
In 2008, the stock finished as the top performer on the S&P 500
$8.5B in sales and more than $388M in earnings in Fiscal 2011.