Stein Mart to Open New Store in Charlottesville, Va.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stein Mart (Nasdaq:SMRT) will expand its presence in Virginia with the opening of its newest store in Charlottesville, Va. on October 25. The new store is located at 750 Shoppers World Court in Shoppers World.

Prior to its grand opening, the new store will hold an exclusive shopping event on Tuesday, October 23 from 5 – 8 p.m. to benefit American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville, and Hospice of the Piedmont, Inc. Tickets are $5 each and include shopping, a $5 off total purchase coupon and more.

All proceeds from ticket sales for the event benefit these four local charities. Those interested in attending can call Stein Mart at (434) 964-1757 for more information.

About Stein Mart, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMRT):

Stein Mart stores offer the fashion merchandise, service and presentation of a better department or specialty store, at prices competitive with off-price retail chains. Currently with locations from California to Massachusetts, Stein Mart's focused assortment of merchandise features current season, moderate to better fashion apparel for women and men, as well as accessories, shoes and home fashions. For more information about Stein Mart or to find your nearest location, please visit

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CONTACT: Amanda Forbes Mestdagh, APR (407) 883-8993

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