MATTHEWS, N.C. -- Family Dollar Stores here said it will roll out refrigerated fixtures to 500 stores between January and August of next year, allowing it to expand its perishable foods offering. In another effort to boost its food sales, the discount store chain said it would roll out point-of-sale software that would allow it to accept electronic benefit cards from customers on state-sponsored government assistance programs. "Major investments will be made this fiscal year so we can ...

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