Company:  FAMILY DOLLAR STORES INC (FDO)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  10/19/2012 
CIK:  0000034408 
Address:  P.O. BOX 1017
10401 MONROE ROAD
 
City, State, Zip:  CHARLOTTE, North Carolina 28201-1017 
Telephone:  704-849-7492 
Fiscal Year:  08/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$57.05  
Change: 
-0.40 (-0.70%)  
Trade Time: 
Apr 24  
Market Cap: 
$6.49B
Description of Business
We operate a chain of more than 7,900 general merchandise retail discount stores in 46 states, providing value-conscious consumers with a selection of competitively priced merchandise in convenient neighborhood stores. Our merchandise assortment includes Consumables, Home Products, Apparel and Accessories, and Seasonal and Electronics. We sell merchandise at prices that generally range from less than $1 to $10. The mailing address of our executive offices is P.O. Box 1017, Charlotte, North Carolina 28201-1017, and our telephone number is (704) 847-6961. Our website address is www.familydollar.com. You can find our press releases for the past five years on our website.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      ITEM 1. BUSINESS
      ITEM 1A. RISK FACTORS
      ITEM 1B. UNRESOLVED STAFF COMMENTS
      ITEM 2. PROPERTIES
      ITEM 3. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
      ITEM 4. MINE SAFETY DISCLOSURES
        NAME AND TITLE
    PART II
      ITEM 5. MARKET FOR REGISTRANT'S COMMON EQUITY, RELATED ...
      ITEM 6. SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
      ITEM 7. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL ...
        Results of Operations
      ITEM 7A. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
      ITEM 8. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY DATA
        Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
        INCOME STATEMENT
        BALANCE SHEET
        STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
        CASH FLOW
        NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
      ITEM 9. CHANGES IN AND DISAGREEMENTS WITH ACCOUNTANTS ON ...
      ITEM 9A. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES
      ITEM 9B. OTHER INFORMATION
    PART III
      ITEM 10. DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
      ITEM 11. EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
      ITEM 12. SECURITY OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN BENEFICIAL OWNERS AND ...
      ITEM 13. CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS AND RELATED TRANSACTIONS, AND ...
      ITEM 14. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTING FEES AND SERVICES
    PART IV
      ITEM 15. EXHIBITS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT SCHEDULES
    SIGNATURES
    EXHIBIT INDEX
  EXHIBIT 10.36
  EXHIBIT 21
  EXHIBIT 23
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL OFFICER
  EXHIBIT 32
    CERTIFICATION
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