Interview with Family Dollar’s new President & COO

We found this revealing interview with the (relatively) new President and COO of Family Dollar Stores (#302 in Fortune 500).

Family Dollar Stores is growing. They have plans to open 450 to 500 stores in 2012.

A few of Michael Bloom’s quotes include:

  • Regarding Loyalty Programs: “It is absolutely the most efficient spend a retailer can make, and it could be a terrific addition to Family Dollar”
  • “There will also be a significant increase in our global sourcing”
  • “We must continue to find ways to remain relevant to our customer and drive trips to the store”
  • “I’m a huge sports fan and love to ride bikes. Last August, I rode the 200-mile Pan-Mass Challenge and raised $33,000 for cancer research. I plan to do it again this year”

Read the full article to find out how you can help Bloom achieve his goals! Keeping Family Dollar Stores on Fast Track

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