Ralph Lauren Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

  Ralph Lauren Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 18, 2013

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) announced that its Board of Directors has
declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share on Ralph Lauren
Corporation Common Stock. The dividend is payable on April 12, 2013 to
shareholders of record at the close of business on March 29, 2013.


Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is a leader in the design, marketing and
distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home,
accessories and fragrances. For more than 45 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation
and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding
number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand
names, which include Polo by Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph
Lauren Collection, Black Label, Blue Label, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, RRL, RLX,
Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren, Chaps and Club
Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of
consumer brands. For more information, go to http://investor.ralphlauren.com.

This press release and oral statements made from time to time by
representatives of the Company contain certain "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Forward-looking statements include statements regarding, among other things,
our current expectations about the Company's future results and financial
condition, revenues, store openings, margins, expenses and earnings and are
indicated by words or phrases such as "anticipate," "estimate," "expect,"
"project," "we believe" and similar words or phrases. These forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially
different from the future results, performance or achievements expressed in or
implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are
based largely on the Company's expectations and judgments and are subject to a
number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are unforeseeable and beyond
our control. The factors that could cause actual results to materially differ
include, among others: the loss of key personnel; the impact of global
economic conditions and domestic and foreign currency fluctuations on the
Company, the global economy and the consumer marketplace and our ability to
access sources of liquidity; our ability to successfully implement our
anticipated growth strategies, to continue to expand or grow our business and
capitalize on our repositioning initiatives in certain merchandise categories;
changes in our effective tax rates or credit profile and ratings within the
financial community; our ability to secure the technology facilities and
systems used by the Company and those of third party service providers from,
among other things, cybersecurity breaches, acts of vandalism, computer
viruses or similar events; changes in the competitive marketplace and in our
commercial relationships; risks associated with changes in social, political,
economic and other conditions affecting foreign operations or sourcing
(including tariffs and trade controls, raw materials prices and labor costs);
risks associated with our international operations, such as violations of laws
prohibiting improper payments and the burdens of complying with a variety of
foreign laws and regulations, including tax laws; risks arising out of
litigation or trademark conflicts; our ability to continue to maintain our
brand image and reputation; the potential impact on our operations and
customers resulting from natural or man-made disasters; and other risk factors
identified in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and Form 8-K
reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company
undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or


Ralph Lauren Corporation
Investor Relations
James Hurley, 212-813-7862
Corporate Communications
Winnie Lerner, 212-583-2262
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