Family Dollar store to open in Havelock

Published: Monday, September 23, 2013 at 08:28 AM.

According to its website, Family Dollar has 7,600 stores in 45 states, employing about 50,000 people. The store offers name-brand products, including household products and food, and clothing for men, women and children.

Leon Levine founded the company in 1959 in Charlotte, and its stock went public in 1970. The company reported more than $388 million in earnings in fiscal year 2011, and most recently, $2.57 billion in net sales for the 2013 fiscal year third quarter that ended June 1, an increase of 9 percent, according to the company’s website. The company had a net income of $120.9 million for the quarter.

Family Dollar has stores nearby in New Bern, Morehead City, Beaufort, Alliance and Swansboro.

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