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Jos. A. Bank to Award More Than $100,000 to Prom Reps, High Schools Nationwide



Jos. A. Bank to Award More Than $100,000 to Prom Reps, High Schools Nationwide

Menswear Clothier Announces Partnership With PromGirl.com

HAMPSTEAD, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.
(Nasdaq:JOSB), has pledged more than $100,000 in cash, prizes and free prom
gear to students and high schools nationwide through the Jos. A. Bank Prom Rep
program.

High school students attending a prom this year can register online to be a
Jos. A. Bank Prom Rep (www.josbankformal.com/prom).

Each Jos. A. Bank Prom Rep will receive a unique ID and coupons valid for $20
off a tuxedo rental for distribution to others. Each referral rental will
result in credits for the prom rep. The top four referral generators will win
cash for themselves and their schools. The prizes are

  * Grand Prize - $25,000 for the prom rep and $25,000 for the prom rep's
    school
  * 1^st Prize - $15,000 for the prom rep and $15,000 for the prom rep's
    school
  * 2^nd Prize - $10,000 for the prom rep and $10,000 for the prom rep's
    school
  * 3^rd Prize - $5,000 for the prom rep and $5,000 for their school

Students can track online the number of referrals for which they have received
credit.

In another project offering more value to prom goers this year, Jos. A. Bank
is partnering with PromGirl, the online retailer of special occasion dresses
for young women. Any registered Jos. A. Prom Rep can visit www.promgirl.com
and instantly win prizes including credits towards prom dresses.

"The Jos. A. Bank Prom Rep program reinforces our commitment to the youth and
schools in our communities," said Jerry DeBoer, senior vice president of
marketing at Jos. A. Bank. "Additionally, we understand that the cost of
attending a prom can be difficult for many families and we are excited to
offer students discounted rentals and to share discounts with their friends."

In addition to registering online, prom reps can visit any Jos. A. Bank store
nationwide to browse a collection of more than 40 tuxedo styles, 385 tie
styles and 175 vest styles. The prom rep program runs through June 30, 2014.
Official contest rules are posted at www.josbankformal.com/prom.

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."

About PromGirl

PromGirl.com was founded with the idea that customers should have easy access
to a large selection of top special occasion dress fashions throughout the
world. Their mission is to dress women and girls for every occasion in their
lives. Starting with teen events like bar/bat mitzvahs, sweet 16s, homecoming,
and of course PROM, the single-most important dress purchase in a teen's life.
After being there for her biggest challenges and offering a stress-free
positive shopping experience for the prom, PromGirl is there with dresses for
the rest of a girl's life for graduation, parties, work and formals. For their
customer, it's all about the dress, and the positive experience PromGirl
contributes.

Our statements concerning future operations contained herein are
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those
forecasted due to a variety of factors outside of our control that can affect
our operating results, liquidity, and financial condition. Such factors
include risks associated with domestic and international economic activity and
inflation, 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. The identified risk factors and other factors and risks that may
affect our business or future financial results are detailed in our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to,
those described under "Risk Factors" and/or "Management's Discussion and
Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in our Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended February 2, 2013 and our Quarterly
Reports on Form 10-Q filed through the date hereof. These cautionary
statements qualify all of the forward-looking statements we make herein. We
cannot assure you that the results or developments anticipated by us will be
realized or, even if substantially realized, that those results or
developments will result in the expected consequences for us or affect us, our
business or our operations in the way we expect. We caution you not to place
undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of
their respective dates. Interim period sales are not necessarily indicative of
sales expected for the full quarter. Furthermore, sales are just one component
of earnings and no projection of earnings should be inferred from any
discussion of interim period sales or other information in this release. We do
not undertake an obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements
to reflect actual results or changes in our assumptions, estimates or
projections. These risks should be carefully reviewed before making any
investment decision.

CONTACT: David Ullman
         EVP/CFO
         410-239-5715
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