Family Dollar Expands Consumables

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar Stores here said Wednesday its primary objective for fiscal 2012 is to drive traffic with an expanded selection of consumables and to drive larger baskets with more impulse purchases.

Consumables increased 12% in fiscal 2011 — to 69.1% of sales in the fourth quarter, compared with 67.3% a year earlier — reflecting expanded

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