Press Release

MATTHEWS, NC – (January 5, 2018) – Family Dollar Stores, Inc., a leading small format and convenience retailer, has announced plans for a new store in Abilene, Texas.

“Family Dollar is pleased to invite customers to experience our great value and broad assortment of merchandise in the Abilene community,” said Heather Briganti, Family Dollar spokesperson. “Our customers can rely on Family Dollar for everyday low prices on household products, food, beauty and essentials, seasonal merchandise, apparel and much more.”

The store opens to the public on Thursday, January 11, followed by a grand opening celebration for the community at the store on Saturday, January 13. The grand opening will include giveaways and prizes, including a Coby Bluetooth speaker, gift baskets and a gift card raffle.

Family Dollar stores are open seven days a week and offer everyday items for the entire family in an easy-to-shop neighborhood location. The Abilene store will be located at 138 South Pioneer.

About Family Dollar

For more than 55 years, Family Dollar has been providing value and convenience to customers in easy-to-shop neighborhood locations. Family Dollar's mix of name brands, and quality, private brand merchandise appeals to shoppers in more than 8,000 stores in rural and urban settings across 46 states. Helping families save on the items they need with everyday low prices creates a strong bond with customers who refer to their neighborhood store as “my Family Dollar.” Family Dollar, headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dollar Tree, Inc. of Chesapeake, Virginia. For more information, please visit


Heather Briganti

PR & Community Relations Manager

Family Dollar Stores, Inc.