Do grocery stores face a new challenger? A of couple items from Family Dollar's (FDO +4.2%)...

|About: Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO)|By:, SA News Editor

Do grocery stores face a new challenger? A of couple items from Family Dollar's (FDO +4.2%) earnings conference call (webcast) indicate consumers seem to be increasingly opting to shop at discounters for food items. The company reports that sales of food items were up over 10% Y/Y with its private labels outpacing national brands. Watching the trend: SVU, KR, SWY, WINN