Fred's Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2015 Conference Call Webcast

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its fourth quarter and year-end 2015 earnings conference call on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The Company's results for the fourth quarter and year ended January 30, 2016, will be released earlier that morning.

The live broadcast of Fred's conference call will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on March 23, 2016. An online replay will be available approximately two hours following the conclusion of the live broadcast and will continue through April 1, 2016. A link to these events can be found at www.fredsinc.com.

Fred's, Inc. and subsidiaries operate 659 discount general merchandise stores and three specialty pharmacy-only locations in 15 states in the southeastern United States. Included in the store count are 18 franchised locations. Also, there are 371 full service pharmacy departments located within Fred's stores, including five franchised locations. 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. 2217

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