Fred’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) today announced that the Company will participate in the Wedbush 13th Annual California Dreamin’ Consumer Management Access Conference, which takes place in New York City on December 11-12, 2012. The investor presentation by Fred’s management is scheduled at 3:05 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 11, and will be available to investors via a live webcast. A link to the webcast may be found at the investor section of the Company’s website, www.fredsinc.com, and the event will be available for replay for a period of 90 days, using that same link. Fred’s, Inc. operates 709 discount general merchandise stores, including 21 franchised Fred’s stores, in the southeastern United States. For more information about the Company, visit Fred’s website at www.fredsinc.com.