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family dollar stores (FDO) Key Developments

Family Dollar Stores Recall Tough Treadz Auto Carrier Toy Sets Due to Laceration Hazard

Family Dollar Stores Inc. announced recall Tough Treadz Auto Carrier toy sets due to laceration hazard. This recall involves a plastic toy truck with a plastic case that holds 6 die-cast metal toy cars in assorted colors. The truck is 14 inches long x 3 inches wide x 5 inches high. The cab of the truck comes in black, blue or red. The package is labeled as 'Tough Treadz Auto Carrier' and has a white sticker in the upper right-hand corner with "$5" and 'SKU 1004247' printed in red. The UPC code appears on a label on the back stating 'Made in China'. The following UPC codes are included in this recall: 678565114083, 678565114090, 678565114106.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. Announces Preliminary Consolidated Sales Results for the Month Ended January 3, 2015

Family Dollar Stores Inc. announced preliminary consolidated sales results for the month ended January 3, 2015. For the period, the company reported consolidated net sales for the fiscal month ended January 3, 2015 increased 3.6% to $1.21 billion from $1.17 billion in the corresponding fiscal month of the previous fiscal year. Consolidated same-store sales increased 1.2% compared to a 3.0% decrease in the corresponding prior year fiscal month.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. Appoints Michael K. Bloom as President and Chief Operating Officer

Fred announced that it has appointed Michael K. Bloom as president and chief operating officer. Bloom has more than 30 years of experience in small-box general merchandising, supply chain management and store operations. Most recently, he was the president and chief operating officer of Family Dollar Stores Inc.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended November 29, 2014

Family Dollar Stores Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended November 29, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $2,556,422,000 against $2,499,691,000 a year ago. Comp store sales for the period decreased 0.4%. The decrease in comp sales was due to a flat to a slight decline in both the average customer basket and the number of transactions. Operating profit was $70,659,000 against $120,319,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $70,993,000 against $120,860,000 a year ago. Net income was $41,377,000 against $78,027,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.36 against $0.68 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $93,144,000 against net cash from operating activities of $26,133,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $103,470,000 against $112,467,000 a year ago. The decrease in capital expenditures was primarily the result of fewer new store openings in the quarter and a reduction in corporate technology investment. Adjusted operating profit was $79,520,000 against $120,319 a year ago. Adjusted diluted net income per common share was $0.44 against $0.68 a year ago. Excluding fees related to the pending merger with Dollar Tree, adjusted net income for the first quarter was $50.2 million compared to $78 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014.

Family Dollar Stores Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Jan 08, 2015

Family Dollar Stores Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Jan 08, 2015


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