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Oct 5, 2017 - 

Stein Mart announces it will not open stores on Thanksgiving Day

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) today announced that its stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

After being open on Thanksgiving Day for the past three years, Stein Mart is opting to close its doors on Thanksgiving to give employees time to spend with family and friends. Last year, the Stein Mart Black Friday sale started in stores at 5 PM on Thanksgiving Day and ran through 11 PM that night. Then doors were reopened at 7 AM on Black Friday.

"For 2017 we have chosen to return to our Stein Mart family tradition of not opening our stores on Thanksgiving Day. We are very pleased to give back this important time to our associates," said Hunt Hawkins, chief executive officer. "For customers who would like to shop at Stein Mart on Thanksgiving Day, they can enjoy a great shopping experience at SteinMart.com."  

SteinMart.com will be offering tremendous value with exclusive styles available only on Thanksgiving Day. Stein Mart stores will be open on Black Friday from 7 AM to 10 PM.

About Stein Mart
Stein Mart, Inc. is a national specialty off-price retailer offering designer and name-brand fashion apparel, home décor, accessories and shoes at everyday discount prices. Stein Mart provides real value that customers will love every day both in stores and online. The Company currently operates 292 stores across 31 states. For more information, please visit www.SteinMart.com.

For more information:
Linda L. Tasseff
Director, Investor Relations
(904) 858-2639