UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 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): June 12, 2019


 
PIER 1 IMPORTS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


 
 
DELAWARE
001-07832
75-1729843
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS 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
 
Not Applicable
(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:
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
 
Trading
Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
 
PIR
 
New York Stock Exchange
 
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 June 12, 2019, Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company will report financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2020 (the quarterly period ended June 1, 2019), after market close on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, followed by a conference call to discuss the financial results at 4:00 p.m. Central Time/5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that same day. A copy of this press release is included with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
 
 
 
(a) - (c) Not applicable.
 
 
 
 
(d) Exhibits.
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibit No. Description
 
 
 
 
99.1
Press release issued by Pier 1 Imports, Inc. on June 12, 2019, announcing that it will report financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2020 (the quarterly period ended June 1, 2019), after market close on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, followed by a conference call to discuss the financial results at 4:00 p.m. Central Time/5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that same 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:   June 12, 2019
By:
/s/ Robert E. Bostrom
 
 
Robert E. Bostrom, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and
 
 
Corporate Secretary


Exhibit 99.1

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Announces Date for First Quarter Fiscal 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 12, 2019--Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) today announced that it will report its first quarter fiscal 2020 financial results for the quarterly period ended June 1, 2019, after market close on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, followed by a conference call to discuss the financial results at 4:00 p.m. Central Time/5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that same day. The call will be hosted by Cheryl Bachelder, Interim Chief Executive Officer, and Deb Rieger-Paganis, Interim Chief Financial Officer. A live webcast of the conference call will be available on the Company’s investor relations website at https://investors.pier1.com. The conference call can also be accessed domestically at (866) 378-2926 and internationally at (409) 350-3152, conference ID 6299374. The conference call will be archived and can be accessed by visiting the Company’s investor relations website at https://investors.pier1.com.

About Pier 1 Imports, Inc.

Founded with a single store in 1962, Pier 1 Imports is a leading omni-channel retailer of unique home décor and accessories. The Company’s products are available through more than 965 Pier 1 stores in the U.S. and Canada and online at pier1.com. For more information or to find the nearest store, please visit pier1.com.

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