JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct 18, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Michael D. Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Stein Mart, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMRT), will make a presentation at the Johnson Rice & Company Fifth Annual Consumer Conference on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 at 8 a.m. Central Time. The conference takes place at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston, TX.
A live webcast of management's presentation will be available. To access the webcast, log on to the Company's website at http://www.steinmart.com at the appropriate date and time, and click on Investor Relations. A replay of the presentation will be available on the website.
About Stein Mart
Stein Mart stores offer the fashion merchandise, service and presentation of a better department or specialty store, at prices competitive with off- price retail chains. Currently with locations from California to New York, Stein Mart's focused assortment of merchandise features moderate to designer brand-name apparel for women, men and young children, as well as accessories, gifts, linens and shoes.
SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT>>>>>>>Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this release may be forward-looking, and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that projected results expressed or implied will not be realized. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause Stein Mart's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted or expected results. Those risks include, without limitation, on-going competition from other retailers, availability of new store sites at acceptable lease terms, ability to successfully implement strategies to exit or improve under-performing stores, changing preferences in apparel, changes in consumer spending due to current events and/or general economic conditions, the effectiveness of new advertising, marketing and promotional strategies, adequate sources of merchandise at acceptable prices, disruption of the Company's distribution system, and unanticipated weather conditions and unseasonable weather, the Company's ability to attract and retain qualified employees to support planned growth, and the other risks and uncertainties described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Additional information about Stein Mart, Inc. can be found at http://www.steinmart.com .
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