UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549



FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report  (Date of earliest event reported):  November 29, 2017  


PIER 1 IMPORTS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)



DELAWARE

001-07832

75-1729843

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

100 Pier 1 Place

Fort Worth, Texas

76102

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code 817-252-8000

                    N/A                           
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 


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Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

 
On November 29, 2017, Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that it will distribute its third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results after market close on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, followed by a conference call at 4:00 p.m. Central Time/5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that day. The call will be hosted by Alasdair James, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Darla Ramirez, Interim Chief Financial Officer. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 
(d) Exhibits.

  99.1   Press release dated November 29, 2017, announcing that the Company will distribute its third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results after market close on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, followed by a conference call at 4:00 p.m. Central Time/5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that day.

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

PIER 1 IMPORTS, INC.

 

 
Date:

November 29, 2017

By:

/s/ Michael A. Carter

Michael A. Carter, Executive Vice President Compliance and

General Counsel, Secretary


EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.

Description

 

99.1

Press release dated November 29, 2017, announcing that the Company will distribute its third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results after market close on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, followed by a conference call at 4:00 p.m. Central Time/5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that day.

Exhibit 99.1

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Announces Date for Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 29, 2017--Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) today announced that it will distribute its third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results after market close on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, followed by a conference call at 4:00 p.m. Central Time/5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that day. The call will be hosted by Alasdair James, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Darla Ramirez, Interim Chief Financial Officer.

A live webcast will be available on the Company’s investor relations website at https://investors.pier1.com. The call can also be accessed domestically at (866) 378-2926 and internationally at (409) 350-3152, conference ID 4954519.

Pier 1 Imports is dedicated to offering customers exclusive, one-of-a-kind products that reflect high quality at a great value. Starting with a single store in 1962, Pier 1 Imports’ product is now available in retail stores throughout the U.S. and Canada and online at pier1.com. For more information about Pier 1 Imports or to find the nearest store, please visit pier1.com.

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