The Jones Group Inc. (ticker: JNY, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
Jones Apparel Group to Present at Credit Suisse First Boston Conference
NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jones Apparel Group, Inc.
(NYSE: JNY) is scheduled to present at the Credit Suisse First Boston Fifth
Annual Retail, Apparel/Footwear, Food/Drug and Restaurant Conference on June
14, 2004 at 11:45 am. The presentation will be webcast and made available
through July 16 and is accessible through the Company's website at
Jones Apparel Group, Inc. (http://www.jny.com), a Fortune 500 Company, is
a leading designer and marketer of branded apparel, footwear and accessories.
The Company's nationally recognized brands include Jones New York, Polo Jeans
Company licensed from Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Evan-Picone, Norton
McNaughton, Gloria Vanderbilt, Erika, l.e.i., Energie, Nine West, Easy Spirit,
Enzo Angiolini, Bandolino, Napier, Judith Jack, Kasper, Anne Klein, Albert
Nipon and LeSuit. The Company also markets costume jewelry under the Tommy
Hilfiger brand licensed from Tommy Hilfiger Corporation and the Givenchy brand
licensed from Givenchy Corporation, and footwear and accessories under the
ESPRIT brand licensed from Esprit Europe, B.V. For more than 30 years, the
Company has built a reputation for excellence in product quality and value,
and in operational execution.
Certain statements herein are "forward-looking statements" made pursuant
to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. Such forward-looking statements represent the Company's expectations
or beliefs concerning future events that involve risks and uncertainties,
including the strength of the economy and the overall level of consumer
spending, the performance of the Company's products within the prevailing
retail environment, and other factors which are set forth in the Company's
2003 Form 10-K and in all filings with the SEC made by the Company subsequent
to the filing of the Form 10-K. The Company does not undertake to publicly
update or revise its forward-looking statements as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
SOURCE Jones Apparel Group, Inc.
/CONTACT: Wesley R. Card, Chief Operating and Financial Officer, or Anita
Britt, Executive Vice President Finance, both of Jones Apparel Group,
/Web site: http://www.jny.com /
CO: Jones Apparel Group, Inc.; Credit Suisse First Boston
ST: New York
IN: FAS TEX FIN
SU: MAV CCA TDS
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