Family Dollar Open on Christmas Eve to Serve Customers` Needs

Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:27pm EST

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MATTHEWS, N.C.--(Business Wire)--
Family Dollar, one of the fastest-growing discount retail chains in the country,
will be open on Christmas Eve to serve customers` last-minute needs. 

"Family Dollar is proud to be a neighborhood store, and we know that in many
communities, we are the only store to which our customers have access," said
Michael Bloom, President and COO of Family Dollar. "So, to accommodate our
customers, and their last-minute needs, we are proud to open our doors on
Christmas Eve to customers who need us to make their holiday complete." 

In addition to offering Christmas staples, like cornbread dressing, green beans
and dessert, Family Dollar is your one-stop-shop for holiday gift wrap, d├ęcor,
serving utensils and roasting pans at our everyday low prices. 

Family Dollar is offering hundreds of toys and gifts priced at $10 or less to
help families stretch their holiday budget even further. A few of the name brand
toys featured for less at Family Dollar include Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price and
Disney. In addition, trendy toy favorites like Monster High, Angry Birds, The
Avengers and Brave can be found at Family Dollar stores nationwide. 

Most Family Dollar stores will close at 8:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Customers
can check the hours of their local Family Dollar store at
Select Family Dollar stores will also be open to serve customers on Christmas
Day. And, to help ring in the New Year, Family Dollar stores in most areas will
be open as late as 10:00 p.m. on New Year`s Eve for those last minute party

Stay up to date on everything Family Dollar offers to help your family celebrate
this holiday season, including recipes, coupons and contests at or Twitter at @myfamilydollar. 

About Family Dollar

For more than 50 years, Family Dollar has been providing value and convenience
to customers in easy-to-shop neighborhood locations. Family Dollar`s mix of name
brands, and quality, private brand merchandise appeals to shoppers in more than
7,500 stores in rural and urban settings across 45 states. Helping families save
on the items they need with everyday low prices creates a strong bond with
customers who refer to their neighborhood store as "my Family Dollar."
Headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina, just outside of Charlotte, Family
Dollar is a Fortune 300, publicly held company with common stock traded on the
New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDO. For more information, please visit

Family Dollar
Bryn Winburn, 704-814-3604

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