NOTIFICATION OF REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND/OR REGISTRATION UNDER SECTION 12(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 25
NOTIFICATION OF REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND/OR REGISTRATION
UNDER SECTION 12(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
Commission File Number 001-07832
Issuer: PIER 1 IMPORTS INC/DE
Exchange: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE LLC
(Exact name of Issuer as specified in its charter, and name of Exchange where security is listed and/or registered)
Address: 100 PIER 1 PLACE
FORT WORTH TEXAS 76102
Telephone number: 817.252.6000
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Issuer's principal executive offices)
Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock Purchase Rights
(Description of class of securities)
Please place an X in the box to designate the rule provision relied upon to strike the class of securities from listing and registration:
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(1)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(2)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(3)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(4)
Pursuant to 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(b), the Exchange has complied with its rules to strike the class of securities from listing and/or withdraw registration on the Exchange. 1
Pursuant to 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(c), the Issuer has complied with its rules of the Exchange and the requirements of 17 CFR 240.12d-2(c) governing the voluntary withdrawal of the class of securities from listing and registration on the Exchange.
Pursuant to the requirements fo the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE LLC certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing the Form 25 and has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned duly authorized person.
2017-07-10 By Benjamin Sawyer Manager
Date Name Title
1 Form 25 and attached Notice will be considered compliance with the provisions of 17 CFR 240.19d-1 as applicable. See General Instructions.
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NOTIFICATION OF THE REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND REGISTRATION OF THE STATED
SECURITIES

NYSE hereby notifies the SEC of its intention to remove the entire
class of the stated securities from listing and registration on the
Exchange at the opening of business on July 21, 2017, pursuant to
the provisions of Rule 12d2-2 (a).

[ X ] 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(4) That the entire class of this security
was redeemed or expired on June 22, 2017.

The removal of the Series A junior Participating Preferred Stock
Purchase Rights of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. is being effected because the
Exchange knows or is reliably informed that on June 22, 2017, all
rights pertaining to the entire class of this security were
extinguished.

The Exchange also notifies the Securities and Exchange Commission that
as a result of the above indicated conditions this security was
suspended on June 22, 2017.