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Fred’s Pharmacy Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Announcement and Conference Call Webcast for September 6, 2017

Fred’s Pharmacy Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Announcement and Conference Call Webcast for September 6, 2017

August 18, 2017 at 4:15 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 18, 2017-- Fred’s Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) today announced that its second quarter 2017 results will be issued on the morning of Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

Fred’s Pharmacy will host a conference call/webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, to discuss the Company’s second quarter 2017 results. The webcast will be available live and as an archived replay through the Company’s website at www.fredsinc.com. The archived replay will be available beginning two hours after the conclusion of the live call and will remain available through October 5, 2017.

About Fred’s Pharmacy

Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi, opened in 1947, today Fred’s Pharmacy is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and operates 601 pharmacy and general merchandise stores, which includes 14 franchised Fred’s Pharmacy locations and an additional three specialty pharmacy-only locations. With a unique store format and strategy that combines the best elements of a healthcare-focused drug store with a value-focused retailer, Fred’s Pharmacy stores offer more than 12,000 frequently purchased items that address the healthcare and everyday needs of its customers and patients. This includes nationally recognized brands, proprietary Fred’s Pharmacy label products, and a full range of value-priced selections. The Company has two distribution centers, one in Memphis, Tennessee, and Dublin, Georgia.

Source: Fred’s Inc.

Fred’s Pharmacy
Jason Jenne, 901-238-2787
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
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Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
Ed Trissel / Dan Moore
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