2000 - 2009

With a unique merchandising concept providing consumers with convenience and everyday low prices, Family Dollar is well positioned to move forward as one of the fastest growing retailers in the country. 

2000 – Annual sales exceed $3 billion. Distribution Center opens in Morehead, KY.
2001 – Family Dollar is added to the S&P 500 Index.
2002 – Family Dollar joins the ranks of the Fortune 500. Distribution Center opens in Maquoketa, IA.
2003 – Distribution Center opens in Odessa, TX. Family Dollar opens 5,000th store in Jacksonville, FL.
2004 – Cash dividend increases for the 28th consecutive year. Annual sales exceed $5 billion.
2005 – Distribution Center open in Marianna, FL. Cash dividend increases for 29th consecutive year.
2006 – 2006 Cash dividend increases for 30th year. Distribution Center opens in Rome, NY.
2007 – Family Dollar establishes Family Hope to help Team Members affected by natural disasters.
2008 – Family Dollar stock finishes #1 among the S&P 500.
2009 – Family Dollar Celebrates 50th Anniversary.