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Family Dollar Names Tammy L. DeBoer, Senior Vice President – Food

  Family Dollar Names Tammy L. DeBoer, Senior Vice President – Food

Business Wire

MATTHEWS, N.C. -- December 03, 2012

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) today announced that it has named Tammy
L. DeBoer to the position of Senior Vice President - Food. Ms. DeBoer will
report to Paul White, Executive Vice President - Chief Merchandising Officer.

"Providing customers with a compelling food assortment is key to driving trips
and an important initiative for Family Dollar,” said Mr. White. “Tammy’s
proven track record in the food industry and her strategic leadership will
help drive further enhancements to our assortment and help us increase
customer loyalty as we work to continue to expand our market share.”

Since joining Family Dollar in June 2012, Ms. DeBoer has led the Company’s
private brand efforts with a strong focus on improving quality and expanding
the assortment. Prior to joining Family Dollar, Ms. DeBoer served as Vice
President, General Manager, for Bloom, a Delhaize America Company. Ms. DeBoer
holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from Appalachian State University.

About Family Dollar

Beginning with one store in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1959, the Company
currently operates more than 7,500 stores in 45 states. Family Dollar Stores,
Inc., a Fortune 300 company, is based in Matthews, North Carolina, just
outside of Charlotte and is a publicly held company with common stock traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDO. For more information,
please visit www.familydollar.com.

Contact:

Family Dollar Stores, Inc.
Bryn Winburn, 704-814-3604
Public Relations Manager
bwinburn@familydollar.com
http://www.familydollar.com