PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Aug 14, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- In conjunction
with Claire's Stores, Inc.'s (NYSE: CLE) second quarter earnings release, you
are invited to listen to its conference call on Thursday, August 17, 2006 at
10:00 am EDT with Marla Schaefer, Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer;
Bonnie Schaefer, Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer; and Ira Kaplan,
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Claire's Stores, Inc.
What: Claire's Stores, Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call
When: Thursday, August 17th at 10:00 am EDT
How: Call In: 1-210-795-9101
Live over the Internet: Log onto our web site:
The conference call will be archived on our web site through
August 25, 2006 at www.clairestores.com. The call can also be
downloaded as an MP3 file from Claire's investor relations web
site as of 11:00 am EDT on Friday August 18, 2006.
Claire's Stores, Inc. is a leading international specialty retailer
offering value-priced costume jewelry and accessories to fashion-aware tweens,
teens and young adults through its two store concepts: Claire's and Icing by
Claire's. While the latter operates only in North America, Claire's operates
internationally. As of July 29, 2006, Claire's Stores, Inc. operated
approximately 2,935 stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the
Virgin Islands, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Austria,
Germany, Spain, Portugal, Holland and Belgium. Claire's Stores, Inc. operates
through its subsidiary, Claire's Nippon, Co., Ltd., approximately 185 stores
in Japan as a 50:50 joint venture with AEON, Co., Ltd. (fka JUSCO, Co. Ltd.),
a $40 billion specialty retailer headquartered in Japan. The Company also
licenses approximately 100 stores in the Middle East and Turkey under a
licensing and merchandising agreement with Al Shaya Co., Ltd. and seven stores
in South Africa under similar agreements with The House of Busby Limited.
SOURCE Claire's Stores, Inc.
Vice President of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations,