Started in 1959, Family Dollar is one of the leading discount store chains in the United States. Located in Clifton, Ariz., the store provides primarily low and middle income consumers with a selection of competitively priced merchandise. Its merchandise assortment includes consumables, home products, apparel and accessories, and seasonal and electronics. Family Dollar is a part of Family Dollar Stores Inc., a Fortune 500 company, currently operating more than 6,800 stores in 44 states. The company sells merchandise at prices that generally range from less than one to ten dollars. Family Dollar Stores Inc. is a member of the Vendor Compliance Federation.