francesca's® Updates and Reaffirms Fourth Quarter 2016 Guidance Based on Holiday Results
The Company now expects net sales for the fourth quarter ending
As previously announced, the Company will be presenting at the 19th Annual
The presentation will be webcast live at www.francescas.com under the Investor Relations section. An archived replay will be available two hours after the conclusion of the live event and will remain on the website for ninety days.
Certain statements in this release are "forward-looking statements" made pursuant to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Such forward-looking statements reflect our current expectations or beliefs
concerning future events and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those that we expected. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following: the risk that we cannot anticipate, identify and respond quickly to changing fashion trends and customer preferences; our ability to attract a sufficient number of customers to our boutiques or sell sufficient quantities of our merchandise through our ecommerce business; our ability to successfully open and operate new boutiques each year; and our ability to efficiently source and distribute additional merchandise quantities necessary to support our growth. For additional information regarding these and other risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in our forward-looking statements, please refer to
"Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
The Company may not issue future press releases discussing sales trends such as this one other than associated with routine quarterly and annual financial reporting.
francesca's® is a growing specialty retailer which operates a nationwide-chain of boutiques providing customers a unique, fun and personalized shopping experience.
The merchandise assortment is a diverse and balanced mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts. Today francesca's® operates approximately 674 boutiques in 48 states and the
ICR, Inc. Jean Fontana646-277-1214 Company Kelly Dilts832-494-2236 Kate Venturina832-494-2233 IR@francescas.com
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