FAMILY DOLLAR 96 HOUR SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Approximately 96 Hours Remain; Former Louisiana Attorney General and Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Remind Shareholders With Trading Losses of at Least $150,000 of Important Deadline in Lawsuit Against Family Dollar Stores,

NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have only until April 22, 2013 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), if they purchased the Company's common stock during the period between October 3, 2012 and January 2, 2013, inclusive. The action is pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

What You May Do

If you purchased shares of Family Dollar and would like to discuss your legal rights and how this case might affect you and your right to recover for your economic loss, you may, without obligation or cost to you, e-mail or call KSF Partner, Melinda Nicholson at melinda.nicholson@ksfcounsel.com or toll free at 1-877-515-1850. If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff in this class action by overseeing lead counsel with the goal of obtaining a fair and just resolution, you must request this position by application to the Court by April 22, 2013.

About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is a law firm focused on securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation with offices in New York and Louisiana. KSF's lawyers have significant experience litigating complex securities class actions nationwide on behalf of both institutional and individual shareholders.

To learn more about KSF, you may visit www.ksfcounsel.com.

CONTACT: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Melinda Nicholson, Partner, 1-877-515-1850 melinda.nicholson@ksfcounsel.com 206 Covington St. Madisonville, LA 70447Source:Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC