Fred's Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2012 Conference Call Webcast

  Fred's Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2012 Conference Call
  Webcast

Business Wire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- March 18, 2013

Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) today announced that it will provide an online Web
simulcast of its fourth quarter and fiscal year-end 2012 earnings conference
call on Thursday, March 28, 2013. The Company's results for the fourth quarter
and fiscal year ended February 2, 2013, will be released earlier that morning.

The live broadcast of Fred's conference call will begin at 10:00a.m. Eastern
Time on March 28, 2013. An online replay will be available approximately two
hours following the conclusion of the live broadcast and will continue through
April 28, 2013. A link to these events can be found at www.fredsinc.com.

Fred's, Inc. operates 713 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 www.fredsinc.com.

Contact:

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