Man behind Marketside to oversee food at Family Dollar

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar Stores announced that it has named Trey Johnson to the newly created position of SVP food. Johnson will report to Dorlisa Flur, EVP and chief merchandising officer.

“Creating an appealing mix of fun and functional merchandise is critical to our mission of being a more compelling place to shop,” said Flur. “Through Trey’s extensive grocery experience, leadership and strategic vision, we intend to further enhance our food business, drive trips and increase customer loyalty in an effort to grow our overall market share.”

Johnson comes to Family Dollar from Sears Holdings where he created a limited assortment food concept for K-Mart. Johnson also led the development of Wal-Mart’s Marketside format as its chief merchandising officer. His extensive grocery experience includes VP and SVP leadership roles with SuperValu, Albertsons, and American Food Stores. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Central College in Naperville, Ill.