Family Dollar - Health, beauty, and home products
Family Dollar is a regional variety store chain that sells a wide variety of products. The company carries items for babies and pets, as well as food, beauty supplies and home décor. The company also has an automotive and hardware section, where you can easily find tools and products to maintain your vehicle and other appliances. The retailer also carries gift cards and mobile phone credit from external providers, making it a convenient place to purchase gifts for others. The store website has a recipe section where customers can find a variety of recipes using products available in the store. They have three contest campaigns with external partners, “Pay It Forward” with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, “Inside Pass Sweepstakes” with Quaker State, and “Gifts to Grow Rewards” with Pampers.
Family Dollar - From the south to nationwide
Family Dollar was founded in 1959 by Leon Levine in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company operates over 7,000 stores in 45 states and is headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina. The chain began as a southern regional chain but expanded to other areas in the 1970s. In 1970, the company went public and the stock was sold at $14.50 per share. The company celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2009 and its current revenue exceeds $8 billion. Family Dollar employs over 50,000 people and operates nine distribution centers.