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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq:BBBY), a retailer of domestics merchandise and home furnishings, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Steven Temares, Chief Executive Officer, and Bill Waltzinger, Vice President, Corporate Development and President of Harmon will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, December 4, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Media Contact:
Bari Fagin
(908) 613-5371
Bari.fagin@bedbath.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq:BBBY):

Founded in 1971, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and subsidiaries operates a chain of retail stores under the names Bed Bath & Beyond in the United States and Canada, as well as, World Market, Cost Plus World Market, Christmas Tree Shops, and That!, Harmon, Harmon Face Values and buybuy BABY in the United States. The Company is also in a joint venture, which operates retail stores in Mexico under the name Bed Bath & Beyond. Through its retail stores the Company sells a wide assortment of domestics merchandise and home furnishings. The Company's over 1,500 stores principally range in size from 15,000 to 50,000 square feet, with some stores exceeding 80,000 square feet. Additionally, the Company includes Linen Holdings, a business-to-business distributor of a variety of textile products, amenities and other goods to customers in the hospitality, cruise line, food service, healthcare, and other industries. The Company's objective is to be the customer's first choice for products and services in the categories offered, in the markets in which the Company operates. The Company's strategy is to achieve this objective through excellent customer service, an extensive breadth and depth of assortment, everyday low prices and introduction of new merchandise offerings, supported by the continuous development and improvement of its infrastructure. Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond are traded on NASDAQ under the symbol "BBBY" and are included in the Standard and Poor's 500 and Global 1200 Indices and the NASDAQ-100 Index. The Company is counted among the Fortune 500 and the Forbes 2000.

About Nasdaq:

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.