BENSALEM, Pa., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charming Shoppes, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHRS), a leading specialty apparel retailer specializing in women's plus-size apparel, will host its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 sales and earnings conference call on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at 9:15 a.m. eastern time. Fourth quarter and fiscal year results will be released over the newswires and will be available on Form 8-K prior to 9:15 a.m. eastern time. The Company's fourth quarter and fiscal year earnings release, report on Form 8-K and annual report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 28, 2012 will be available at http://www.charmingshoppes.com/investors/index.asp. Anthony M. Romano, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Eric M. Specter, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Charming Shoppes, Inc. will comment on the Company's fourth quarter and fiscal year results. Prepared remarks will be followed by a question and answer period. To listen to the conference call, please dial 877-407-8293 approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled event. The conference call will also be simulcast and rebroadcast at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=106124&p=irol-audioArchives. The general public is invited to listen to the conference call via the webcast or the dial-in telephone number. A transcript of prepared remarks for the conference call will be accessible at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=106124&p=irol-audioArchives following the conference call on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The conference call will be recorded on behalf of Charming Shoppes, Inc. and consists of copyrighted material. It may not be re-recorded, reproduced, transmitted or rebroadcast, in whole or in part, without the Company's express written permission. Accessing this call or the rebroadcast constitutes consent to these terms and conditions. Participation in this call serves as consent to having any comments or statements made appear on any transcript, broadcast or rebroadcast of this call.