Fred’s

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 650 discount general merchandise stores, including 19 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.

Fred’s migrated their Unisys Libra 400 mainframe to a Windows/SQL 2012 platform. The business critical applications that were migrated support Finance, Sales, Inventory, Merchandise, Purchasing and Retail.