has announced the opening of its 8,000 store in Lancaster, South Carolina. The company has 200 stores in South Carolina. The company's very first store opening in Charlotte in 1959.
oward Levine, Family Dollarís Chairman and CEO, said in a statement, "I'm thrilled to open our 8,000th store. We have over 200 stores in South Carolina, so it certainly is a great fit for us to open this landmark store in the state. We've provided our customers with value and convenience over the last fifty-three years in each of our stores across the country, and we look forward to bringing the same service and quality merchandise to this new store in Lancaster."
Family Dollar competitor Dollar General just opened
its 11,00th store earlier this month. Dollar stores appear to thriving in the slow economy.
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