SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 5, 2012
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in
|(State or other jurisdiction of
||(Commission File Number)
Suffern, New York 10901
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 5, 2012, Ascena Retail Group,
Inc. (the “Company”) hosted an investor conference call to discuss the Company’s results of operations for its
fiscal first quarter ended October 27, 2012 and certain other information, including the contents of the Company’s press
release dated December 5, 2012 which was furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form 8-K on December 5, 2012. The
conference call was pre-announced and was available to the public through live teleconference. A transcript of the conference call
is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
The information in Item 7.01 of this Form
8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act
of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated
by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference
in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||Transcript of investor conference call of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. held on December 5, 2012. |
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 thereunto duly authorized.
ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC.
Date: December 6, 2012
||/s/ Jay Levine
|Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
|and Corporate Controller
|(Principal Accounting Officer)