Sanford: Family Dollar customers deserve better than contaminated products

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 24, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 24, 2022 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford is professor emeritus of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and political commentator for WATN-TV ABC24 News. Contact him at Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

The expansive discount chain – with seemingly a store on every corner in Memphis — is mired in a financial and public relations nightmare of its own making because it put corporate profits over public safety.


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