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Rue21, Inc.'s CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

rue21, inc. (RUE)

Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call

August 23, 2012, 16:30 PM ET

Executives

Bob Fisch – President and CEO

Kim Reynolds – SVP and General Merchandise Manager

Keith McDonough – SVP and CFO

Joe Teklits – ICR, Inc.

Analysts

Lorraine Hutchinson – Bank of America

Paul Lejuez – Nomura

Steph Wissink – Piper Jaffray

Janet Kloppenburg – JJK Research

Adrienne Tennant – Janney Capital Markets

Presentation

Operator

Good day and welcome to the rue21, Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Mr. Joe Teklits. You may now begin, sir.

Joe Teklits

Thank you. Good afternoon everyone and welcome to rue21's second quarter 2012 conference call. The speakers today are Bob Fisch, Kim Reynolds, and Keith McDonough. As a reminder, statements made during today's call will contain forward-looking information about our financial performance and prospects. Results could differ materially from those contained in our forward-looking statements made today.

The risks that could cause our business and financial results to differ materially from those we currently expect are included in the fiscal 2011 Form 10-K and in subsequent filings we made with the SEC, as well as the earnings press release we issued today. All these documents can be found on the Investor Relations website at rue21.com. The information discussed on this call is as of today, August 23, 2012. And the Company undertakes no duty to update this information to reflect future events or circumstances.

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