28 January 2012
the newest fred's super dollar store, #2643, opened as scheduled on friday, 27 january, 2012. we havent been inside yet but it looks nice.
it's located at 4628 highway 28 east, near libuse.
fred's twitter feed, @fredsinc, tweeted, that besides this store opening, they also opened stores yesterday in leakesville, mississippi; cherokee village, arkansas; florence, mississippi and statesboro, georgia. ~ view tweet.
Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi opened in 1947, today Fred's is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee and operates almost 700 discount general merchandise stores, including 24 franchised Fred's stores, mainly across the southeastern states.
With a unique store format and strategy that combines the best elements of a discount dollar store, drug store and mass merchant, Fred's stores stock more than 12,000 frequently purchased items that address the everyday needs of its customers.
This merchandise includes nationally recognized brand name products, proprietary Fred's label products, and lower-priced, and off-brand products.
The company has two distribution centers, one in Memphis, Tennessee, and Dublin, Georgia.