The Pantry Inc. (ticker: PTRY, exchange: NASDAQ Global Market (.O))
News Release -
The Pantry, Inc. Schedules Release of Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2004 Results and Conference Call
SANFORD, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2004--The Pantry, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PTRY), the leading independent convenience store operator in
the southeastern U.S., today announced that it will release financial
results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30,
2004 before the market opens on November 18, 2004.
The Company will host a conference call later that morning at
10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will be broadcast live
over the Internet and will be accessible at www.thepantry.com or
www.companyboardroom.com. A replay will be available at these sites
until November 25, 2004.
Headquartered in Sanford, North Carolina, The Pantry, Inc. is the
leading convenience store operator in the southeastern United States
and one of the largest independently operated convenience store chains
in the country. As of September 30, 2004, the Company operated 1,361
stores in ten states under a number of banners including Kangaroo
Express(SM), The Pantry(R), Golden Gallon(R), and Lil Champ Food
Store(R). These stores offer a broad selection of merchandise, as well
as gasoline and other ancillary services designed to appeal to the
convenience needs of its customers. For more information, visit the
"Investors" section of the Company's Web site at www.thepantry.com.
CONTACT: The Pantry, Inc.
Dan Kelly, 919-774-6700
SOURCE: The Pantry, Inc.