dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLIA) (the “Company”), a multi-channel retail company primarily marketing to teenage girls, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of its common stock pursuant to its existing shelf registration statement. The Company also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about July 31, 2013. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. The securities described above are being offered by the Company pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-182236), including a base prospectus dated September 7, 2012, previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's website located at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 60 State Street, Boston, MA 02109, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department or via email at email@example.com. Investors are advised to read the base prospectus, prospectus supplement, registration statement, and other documents that the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this offering. Investors may obtain these documents for free by visiting the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About dELiA*s, Inc.dELiA*s, Inc. is a multi-channel retail company primarily marketing to teenage girls. It generates revenue by selling apparel, accessories and footwear to consumers through its website, direct mail catalogs, and mall-based retail stores. Forward-Looking Statements All statements included in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by words such as “may,” “could,” “will,” “should,” “assume,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “intend,” “believe,” “predict,” “estimate,” “forecast,” “outlook,” “potential,” or “continue,” or the negative of these terms, and other comparable terminology, and include statements regarding the anticipated use of proceeds from the offering. Although we believe the expectations and intentions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that these expectations and intentions will prove to be correct. Various risks and other factors including those risks and uncertainties identified in the “Risk Factors” section of the preliminary prospectus supplement filed with the SEC could cause actual results, and actual events that occur, to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Many of the risk factors are beyond our ability to control or predict. You should not unduly rely on any of our forward-looking statements. These statements are made only as of the date of this press release. Except as required by law, we are not obligated to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or developments. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to us and persons acting on our behalf are qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained herein or in our public filings.