Fred's Announces First Quarter 2015 Conference Call Webcast

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fred's, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRED) today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its first quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The Company's results for the first quarter ended May 2, 2015, will be released earlier that morning.

The live broadcast of Fred's conference call will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on May 28, 2015. An online replay will be available approximately two hours following the conclusion of the live broadcast and will continue through June 28, 2015. A link to these events can be found at www.fredsinc.com.

Fred's, Inc. operates 665 discount general merchandise stores, including 19 franchised Fred's stores and three specialty pharmacy locations, in the southeastern United States. For more information about the Company, visit Fred's website at www.fredsinc.com.

CONTACT: Jerry A. Shore Chief Executive Officer (901) 362-3733, Ext. 2217Source:Fred's, Inc.