Family Dollar Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

Mon Mar 4, 2013 12:10pm EST

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MATTHEWS, N.C.--(Business Wire)--
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) announced today that the Company`s Board
of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company`s
common stock of $0.26 per share, payable Monday, April 15, 2013, to shareholders
of record at the close of business on Friday, March 15, 2013. 

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
7,600 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 Stores, Inc.
Investor Contact:
Kiley F. Rawlins, CFA, 704-708-2858
Media Contact:
Bryn Winburn, 704-708-1653

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