Tag Archives: Family Dollar

Tracking Employee Behavior to Reduce Theft

The term “retail shrinkage” encompasses any financial losses due to employee theft, customer shoplifting, vendor fraud, and administrative errors. Globally, inventory shrinkage exceeds $125 billion annually. Of that amount, employees account for 35 percent, customers 43 percent, vendors 6 percent, … Continue reading

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Applying for a Job at Family Dollar

Although this video focuses on Family Dollar, there are some broader tips noted here.  

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Cramer Interviews Family Dollar CEO

CNBC’s Jim Cramer discusses Family Dollar and interviews the low-priced retailer’s CEO Howard Levine. The interview starts at 4 minutes into this video. Will low-priced retailers do well when the economy is stronger?

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