Over 700 discount
stores with 320 store
Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi, opened in 1947, today fred's is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and operates over 700 discount general merchandise stores, including 24 franchised fred's stores, mainly across the southeastern states.
With a unique store format and strategy that combines the best elements of a discount dollar store, drug store and mass merchant, fred's stores stock more than 12,000 frequently purchased items that address the everyday needs of its customers. This merchandise includes nationally recognized brand name products, proprietary fred's label products, and lower-priced, off-brand products.
The company has two distribution centers, one in Memphis, Tennessee, and Dublin, Georgia.