Conference Call Information
A conference call to discuss the financial results is scheduled for today, August 22, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT). Investors and analysts interested in participating in the call are invited to dial (877) 681-3375 at 4:25 p.m. ET (1:25 p.m. PT). The conference call will also be available to interested parties through a live webcast at www.tillys.com. Please visit the Web site and select the “Investor Relations” link at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary software. A telephone replay of the call will be available until September 5, 2012, by dialing (877) 870-5176 (domestic) or (858) 384-5517 (international) and entering the conference identification number: 8782174. Please note participants must enter the conference identification number in order to access the replay.
Tilly's is a fast-growing destination specialty retailer of West Coast inspired apparel, footwear and accessories with an extensive assortment of the most relevant and sought-after brands rooted in action sports, music, art and fashion. Tilly’s is headquartered in Southern California and, as of July 28, 2012, operated 155 stores and through its website, www.tillys.com.Non-GAAP Financial Measures In addition to reporting financial measures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (“GAAP”), the company provides non-GAAP “adjusted selling, general and administrative expenses”, “adjusted operating income (loss)”, “adjusted income (loss) before income taxes”, “adjusted income tax provision (benefit)”, “adjusted net income (loss)”, “adjusted basic earnings (loss) per share” and “adjusted diluted earnings (loss) per share”. These amounts are not in accordance with, or an alternative to, GAAP. The company’s management believes that these measures provide investors with transparency by helping illustrate the financial results: (i) as if the company had been a publicly traded “C” Corporation during the relevant time periods, in order to provide a better comparison of past periods to current periods as a “C” Corporation; and (ii) to exclude items that may not be indicative of, or are unrelated to, the company’s core operating results, providing a better baseline for analyzing trends in the underlying business.