Fred's Announces First Quarter 2013 Conference Call Webcast

  Fred's Announces First Quarter 2013 Conference Call Webcast

Business Wire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- May 17, 2013

Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) today announced that it will provide an online Web
simulcast of its first quarter 2013 earnings conference call on Thursday, May
30, 2013. The Company's results for the first quarter ended May 4, 2013, will
be released earlier that morning.

The live broadcast of Fred's conference call will begin at 10:00a.m. Eastern
Time on May 30, 2013. An online replay will be available approximately two
hours following the conclusion of the live broadcast and will continue through
June 30, 2013. A link to these events can be found at

Fred's, Inc. operates 715 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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