Fred's Announces Second Quarter 2015 Conference Call Webcast

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its second quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, August 27, 2015. The Company's results for the second quarter ended August 1, 2015, will be released earlier that morning.

The live broadcast of Fred's conference call will begin at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time on August 27, 2015. An online replay will be available approximately two hours following the conclusion of the live broadcast and will continue through September 4, 2015. A link to these events can be found at

Fred's, Inc. operates 662 discount general merchandise stores and three specialty pharmacy-only locations in the southeastern United States. For more information about the Company, visit Fred's website at

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