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):  December 4, 2018 


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) 


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐


Item 7.01   Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 4, 2018, Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that it will distribute its third quarter fiscal 2019 financial results after market close on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 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 Nancy Walsh, Executive Vice President and 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 December 4, 2018, announcing that the Company will distribute its third quarter fiscal 2019 financial results after market close on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 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:

December 4, 2018

By:

/s/ Nancy A. Walsh

Nancy A. Walsh, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial

Officer

Exhibit 99.1

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Announces Date for Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 4, 2018--Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) today announced that it will distribute its third quarter fiscal 2019 financial results for the period ended December 1, 2018, after market close on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 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 Nancy Walsh, Executive Vice President and 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 4783849.

Pier 1 Imports is proud to offer one-of-a-kind-gotta-have-it-seriously-love-it products that help our customers tell their stories through home décor. Over the past 50 years we’ve grown from a single store to an omni-channel retailer reaching the whole of North America. Our customers shop us online and in store, and interact with us on social media. From the launch of our Pier 1 PICKS to our world renowned Papasan, we bring uniqueness and fun to the world of home décor. We are the perfect place for all your versions of “This is me.” To get inspired or simply get to know us a little better, visit pier1.com.

CONTACT:
Investor Relations Contact:
Christine Greany
The Blueshirt Group
(858) 523-1732
christine@blueshirtgroup.com