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Fred's, Inc. (FRED)

14.66 0.31(2.16%) Oct 20, 4:00PM EDT
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Fred's, Inc.
4300 New Getwell Road
Memphis, TN 38118
United States - Map
Phone: 901-365-8880

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Discount, Variety Stores
Full Time Employees:5,336

Business Summary 

Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies in the Southeastern United States. The company, through its stores, offers household cleaning supplies, health and beauty aids, disposable diapers, pet foods, paper products, various food and beverage products, pharmaceuticals, tobacco products, and apparel and linens to low, middle, and fixed income families in small- to medium- sized towns. It also sells general merchandise to franchised Fred's stores. As of April 9, 2014, the company operated 703 discount general merchandise stores, including 21 franchised Fred's stores in the Southeastern United States. Fred's, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Corporate Governance 
Fred's, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 4.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Bruce A. Efird , 55
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Pharmacy Committee
Mr. Jerry A. Shore , 61
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Chief Administative Officer, Exec. VP and Member of Pharmacy Committee
Mr. Reggie E. Jacobs , 44
Exec. VP of Corp. Services, Distribution & Transportation
Mr. Rick A. Chambers , 50
Exec. VP of Pharmacy Operations and Member of Pharmacy Committee
Ms. Shannon E. Strickland ,
Sr. VP of Pharmacy Devel. and Member of Pharmacy Committee
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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