The Jones Group Inc. To Release First Quarter Financial Results on May 1, 2013

The Jones Group Inc. To Release First Quarter Financial Results on May 1, 2013

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Jones Group Inc. (NYSE:JNY) is
scheduled to release first quarter 2013 financial results on Wednesday, May 1,
2013. The Company will host a conference call with management at 8:30 am
eastern time. To participate in the call, please dial 412-858-4600.

The conference call will be webcast and made available through the Company's
website at www.jonesgroupinc.com. The call will also be recorded and made
available through May 9, 2013. The recorded call may be accessed by dialing
877-344-7529 (International 412-317-0088). Enter account number 10026948.

About The Jones Group Inc.

The Jones Group Inc. (www.jonesgroupinc.com) is a leading global designer,
marketer and wholesaler of over 35 brands with product expertise in apparel,
footwear, jeanswear, jewelry and handbags. The Jones Group has a reputation
for innovation, excellence in product quality and value, operational execution
and talent. The Company also markets directly to consumers through branded
specialty retail and outlet stores, through concessions at upscale department
stores and through its e-commerce sites.

The Company's internationally recognized brands and licensing agreements (L)
include: Nine West, Jones New York, Anne Klein, Kurt Geiger, Rachel Roy (L),
Robert Rodriguez, Robbi & Nikki, Stuart Weitzman, Brian Atwood (L), Boutique
9, Easy Spirit, Carvela, Gloria Vanderbilt, l.e.i., Bandolino, Enzo Angiolini,
Nine & Co., GLO, Joan & David, Miss KG, Kasper, Energie, Evan-Picone, Le Suit,
Mootsies Tootsies, Grane, Erika, Napier, Jessica Simpson (L), Givenchy (L),
Judith Jack, Albert Nipon, Pappagallo and Rafe (L).

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein are "forward-looking statements" within
the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All
statements regarding the Company's expected financial position, business and
financing plans are forward-looking statements. The words "believes,"
"expects," "plans," "intends," "anticipates" and similar expressions identify
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements also include
representations of the Company's expectations or beliefs concerning future
events that involve risks and uncertainties, including:

  othose associated with the effect of national, regional and international
    economic conditions;
  olowered levels of consumer spending resulting from a general economic
    downturn or lower levels of consumer confidence;
  othe tightening of the credit markets and the Company's ability to obtain
    capital on satisfactory terms;
  ogiven the uncertain economic environment, the possible unwillingness of
    committed lenders to meet their obligations to lend to borrowers, in
    general;
  othe performance of the Company's products within the prevailing retail
    environment;
  ocustomer acceptance of both new designs and newly-introduced product
    lines;
  othe Company's reliance on a few department store groups for large portions
    of the Company's business;
  othe Company's ability to identify acquisition candidates and, in a
    competitive environment for such acquisitions, acquire such businesses on
    reasonable financial and other terms;
  othe integration of the organizations and operations of any acquired
    businesses into the Company's existing organization and operations;
  oconsolidation of the Company's retail customers;
  ofinancial difficulties encountered by the Company's customers;
  othe effects of vigorous competition in the markets in which the Company
    operates;
  othe Company's ability to attract and retain qualified executives and other
    key personnel;
  othe Company's reliance on independent foreign manufacturers, including
    political instability in countries where contractors and suppliers are
    located;
  ochanges in the costs of raw materials, labor, advertising and
    transportation, including the impact such changes may have on the pricing
    of the Company's products and the resulting impact on consumer acceptance
    of the Company's products at higher price points;
  othe Company's ability to successfully implement new operational and
    financial information systems;
  othe Company's ability to secure and protect trademarks and other
    intellectual property rights;
  othe effects of extreme or unseasonable weather conditions; and
  othe Company's ability to implement its strategic initiatives to enhance
    profitability.

A further description of these risks and uncertainties and other important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the
Company's expectations can be found in the Company's Annual Report on Form
10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, including, but not limited to, the
Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Disclosure and Item 1A-Risk Factors
therein, and in the Company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in
such forward-looking statements are reasonable, such expectations may prove to
be incorrect. The Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its
forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise.

SOURCE The Jones Group Inc.

Website: http://www.jonesgroupinc.com
Contact: John McClain, Chief Financial Officer, The Jones Group Inc., (212)
703-9189; or Joele Frank and Sharon Stern, Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer
Katcher, (212) 355-4449
 
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