Reiser Rises at Family Dollar

Promotes HBC veteran to chief merchandising officer

Published in CSP Daily News

Jason Reiser

MATTHEWS, N.C. -- Family Dollar Stores Inc. has announced that it has promoted Jason Reiser to the position of executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. He will report to Howard R. Levine, the discount retailer's chairman and CEO.

"Continuing to refine our assortment to meet the needs of our customer is critical to being a compelling place to shop," said Levine. "Jason's proven leadership, merchandising experience and deep understanding of our customer position him well to ensure that we grow both customer trips and market share."

Reiser will have executive responsibility for the company's merchandising, global sourcing, marketing, replenishment and financial planning teams. He joined Family Dollar in July 2013 as senior vice president and merchandising with responsibility for the company's health, beauty, personal care and household product teams. In Oct. 2013, the company promoted Reiser to lead merchandising officer with responsibility for all merchandising functions.

Reiser joined Family Dollar after a 17-year career with Walmart Stores Inc. in a variety of roles, most recently serving as vice president of merchandising, health and family care for Sam's Club.

For more than 50 years, Family Dollar has been serving customers in neighborhood locations. It offers its mix of name-brand and private-brand merchandise to shoppers in more than 8,000 stores in rural and urban settings across 46 states. The company is based in Matthews, N.C.