Fred's Announces Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call Webcast

  Fred's Announces Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call Webcast

Business Wire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- November 09, 2012

Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) today announced that it will provide an online Web
simulcast of its third quarter 2012 earnings conference call on Tuesday,
November 20, 2012. The Company's results for the third quarter and nine months
ended October 27, 2012, will be released earlier that morning.

The live broadcast of Fred's conference call will begin at 10:00a.m. Eastern
Time on November 20, 2012. An online replay will be available approximately
two hours following the conclusion of the live broadcast and will continue
through December 20, 2012. A link to these events can be found at

Fred's, Inc. operates 708 discount general merchandise stores, including 21
franchised Fred's stores, in the southeastern United States. For more
information about the Company, visit Fred's website at


Fred's, Inc.
Jerry A. Shore
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
901-362-3733, Ext. 2217
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