Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. : The Children's Place Announces Participation in the Morgan Stanley Second Annual Retail Conference
05/16/2012| 02:33pm US/Eastern
SECAUCUS, N.J., May 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The
Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCE), the
largest pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer
in North America, today announced that Jane Elfers, President
and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Morgan
Stanley 2nd Annual Retail Conference being held at the Boston
Harbor Hotel on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern
Investors and interested parties may listen to the live
webcast of this presentation at http://investor.childrensplace.com.
An archived replay will be available one hour after the
conclusion of the live event and will remain available for
replay through Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
About The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.
The Children's Place is the largest pure-play
children's specialty apparel retailer in North America.
The Company designs, contracts to manufacture and sells
fashionable, high-quality merchandise at value prices,
primarily under the proprietary "The Children's
Place" brand name. As of January 28, 2012, the Company
operated 1,049 stores and an online store at www.childrensplace.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release (and the above referenced webcast) may
contain certain forward-looking statements regarding future
circumstances, including statements relating to the
Company's positioning, and forecasts regarding store
openings and earnings per diluted share from continuing
operations. These forward-looking statements are based upon
the Company's current expectations and assumptions and
are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results and performance to differ materially.
Some of these risks and uncertainties are described in the
Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including in the "Risk Factors" section
of its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
January 28, 2012. Included among the risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results and performance to differ
materially are the risk that the Company will be unsuccessful
in gauging fashion trends and changing consumer preferences,
the risks resulting from the highly competitive nature of the
Company's business and its dependence on consumer
spending patterns, which may be affected by the continued
weakness in the economy or by other factors such as increases
in the cost of gasoline and food, the risk that the cost of
raw materials or energy prices will increase beyond current
expectations or that the Company is unable to offset cost
increases through value engineering or price increases, and
the uncertainty of weather patterns. Readers are cautioned
not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date they were made.
The Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly any
revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be
made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof
or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. The
inclusion of any statement in this release does not
constitute an admission by the Company or any other person
that the events or circumstances described in such statement
CONTACT: Jane Singer
Vice President, Investor Relations
Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.