MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar Stores here is encouraged by the traffic its expanded offerings of groceries and health and beauty care items are generating, prompting a decision to go chainwide with the expansion over the next four years rather than limiting it to just 800 stores this year, a company executive told SN last week. The expanded assortment is the same at all stores across the chain — basically one-size-fits-all, Rick Siliakus, general merchandise manager for food and groceries, ...

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