MATTHEWS, N.C. — Expanded selections of food and consumables at Family Dollar Stores are resonating with the retailer’s core shoppers, executives of the chain said last week. The company said overall consumable sales increased by 16% in the fourth quarter ended Aug. 25, with food experiencing double-digit comparable sales increases. This performance helped the discounter withstand continued weakness in sales of discretionary categories and a resulting dip in gross margin as a ...

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