Jos. A. Bank Urges Shareholders to Take no Action With Respect to Men's Wearhouse Tender Offer or Director Nominees

Jos. A. Bank Urges Shareholders to Take no Action With Respect to Men's
Wearhouse Tender Offer or Director Nominees

HAMPSTEAD, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. (Nasdaq:JOSB) (the "Company") today confirmed
that The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW) has commenced an unsolicited tender
offer to acquire all outstanding common shares of the Company at a price of
$57.50 per share.

The Board said that, consistent with its fiduciary duties, it will carefully
review all aspects of the Men's Wearhouse offer in consultation with its
financial and legal advisors and make a recommendation to shareholders, which
will be outlined in a Statement on Schedule 14D-9 filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission on or before January 17, 2014.

The Company's stockholders are advised to take no action on the tender offer
until the Company's Board of Directors has announced its recommendation to
stockholders.

The date for the Company's 2014 annual meeting of shareholders has not yet
been announced and shareholders are not required to take any action at this
time with respect to the Men's Wearhouse nominees or otherwise. Additional
information regarding the 2014 Annual Meeting will be provided at the
appropriate time.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Financo, LLC are serving as financial advisors to the
Company, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Guilfoil Petzall &
Shoemake, L.L.C. are serving as legal advisors and Innisfree M&A Incorporated
is serving as proxy solicitor.

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About Jos. A. Bank

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc., established in 1905, is one of the nation's
leading designers, manufacturers and retailers of men's classically-styled
tailored and casual clothing, sportswear, footwear and accessories. The
Company sells its full product line through 628 stores in 44 states and the
District of Columbia, a nationwide catalog and an e-commerce website that can
be accessed at www.josbank.com. The Company is headquartered in Hampstead, MD,
and its common stock is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol "JOSB."

Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on
currently available information and current expectations, estimates and
projections about Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.'s business. The forward looking
statements include assumptions about our operations, such as cost controls,
market conditions, liquidity and financial condition. Risks and uncertainties
that may affect our business or future financial results include, among
others, risks associated with domestic and international economic activity,
weather, public health and other factors affecting consumer spending
(including negative changes to consumer confidence and other recessionary
pressures), higher energy and security costs, the successful implementation of
our growth strategy (including our ability to finance our expansion plans),
the mix and pricing of goods sold, the effectiveness and profitability of new
concepts, the market price of key raw materials (such as wool and cotton) and
other production inputs (such as labor costs), seasonality, merchandise trends
and changing consumer preferences, the effectiveness of our marketing programs
(including compliance with relevant legal requirements), the availability of
suitable lease sites for new stores, doing business on an international basis,
the ability to source product from our global supplier base, legal and
regulatory matters and other competitive factors. Additional factors that
could cause future results or events to differ from those we expect are those
risks discussed under Item 1A, "Risk Factors," in Jos. A. Bank's Annual Report
on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended February 2, 2013, Jos. A. Bank's
Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended May 4, 2013, Jos. A.
Bank's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended August 3, 2013,
Jos. A. Bank's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended November 2,
2013, and other reports filed by Jos. A. Bank with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC). Please read the "Risk Factors" and other cautionary
statements contained in these filings. We undertake no obligation to update or
revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
the occurrence of certain events or otherwise. As a result of these risks and
others, actual results could vary significantly from those anticipated in this
press release, and our financial condition and results of operations could be
materially adversely affected.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This communication does not constitute an offer to buy or solicitation of an
offer to sell any securities. The Company may file a
solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D−9 with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Any solicitation/recommendation
statement filed by the Company that is required to be mailed to stockholders
will be mailed to stockholders of the Company. INVESTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS OF
THE COMPANY ARE URGED TO READ THESE AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC
CAREFULLY IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL
CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors and stockholders will be able to
obtain free copies of these documents (when available) and other documents
filed with the SEC by the Company through the web site maintained by the SEC
at http://www.sec.gov. In addition, the Company may file a proxy statement
with the SEC. Any definitive proxy statement will be mailed to stockholders of
the Company together with a WHITE proxy card. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS
OF THE COMPANY ARE URGED TO READ THESE AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC
CAREFULLY IN THEIR ENTIRETY IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY
WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors and security holders will be
able to obtain free copies of these documents (if and when available) and
other documents filed with the SEC by the Company through the web site
maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov. In addition, this document and
other materials related to Men's Wearhouse's unsolicited proposal may be
obtained from the Company free of charge by directing a request to the
Company's Investor Relations Department, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc., 500
Hanover Pike, Hampstead MD 21074, 410.239.5715.

CONTACT: For Jos. A. Bank - Media:
         Thomas Davies/Molly Morse
         Kekst and Company
         212-521-4873/212-521-4826
         thomas-davies@kekst.com
         molly-morse@kekst.com
        
         For Jos. A. Bank - Investment Community:
         David E. Ullman
         EVP/CFO
         410-239-5715
 
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