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Ross Stores Announces New Sales Release Telephone Number for Monthly Recorded Comments

NEWARK, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today it will release monthly sales results in the first quarter on the following dates:

  • February 2001 sales will be reported on Thursday, March 8, 2001.

  • March 2001 sales will be reported on Thursday, April 12, 2001.

  • April 2001 sales will be reported on Thursday, May 10, 2001.

A press release will be issued on each of the above dates at approximately 8:30 a.m. eastern time. Additional recorded information concerning each monthly press release and the company's future outlook as of those dates will be available by calling 402-220-5900, pin# 2363, from 8:30 a.m. eastern time on the date of the press release through 8:00 p.m. EST on the day after each press release. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER. Unless otherwise notified, this number will remain the same for each monthly sales release.

A transcript of the monthly recorded comments will also be made available on the press release page of the company's web site at

Ross Stores, Inc. reported sales of $2.7 billion in 2000, its most recent fiscal year. The off-price retailer operates 409 stores in 17 states and Guam, offering first-quality, in season, branded apparel, accessories and footwear for the entire family as well as gift items and linens for the home all at everyday savings of 20% to 60% less than regular department and specialty store prices. SOURCE Ross Stores, Inc.

CONTACT: John G. Call, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, 510-505-4315, or Katie Loughnot, Director, Investor Relations, 510-505-4509, or, both of Ross Stores, Inc./