Family Dollar Celebrates 7,000th Store Grand Opening

by Nate Hunter

Memphis, TN — On August 11, 2011, Family Dollar opened its 7,000th store, in Memphis, Tenn. — continuing the discount retailer’s expansion across the U.S.


Memphis, TN — Family Dollar, one of the fastest-growing discount retail chains in the country, continues to expand its footprint across the United States. On August 11, 2011, the store opened its 7,000th store, in Memphis, Tenn. To commemorate the opening of its 7,000th store, Family Dollar made a $7,000 donation to the Mid-South Food Bank, along with cans of food donated by members of the local Memphis community.

The new Family Dollar store introduced a fresh design constructed with green elements and a spacious layout for an easy shopping experience.  

family dollar ribboncutting“Family Dollar is absolutely thrilled to be opening our 7,000th store and what better place to do so than in the great city of Memphis,” says Howard Levine, chairman and CEO. “This new store is a special example of our expansion and growth as a nationwide retailer.”

Headquartered in Matthews, N.C., just outside of Charlotte, Family Dollar has 7,000 stores in 44 states. For more information, visit




SOURCE: Family Dollar

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