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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

 

January 10, 2013
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

_________________________

 

ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 0-11736 30-0641353
(State or other jurisdiction of (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
incorporation)   Identification Number)

 

30 Dunnigan Drive
Suffern, New York 10901
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(845) 369-4500
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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:

 

¨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-4c))
   
 
 
 

 

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On January 10, 2013, Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release disclosing material non-public information regarding its sales results for the combined November and December Holiday period ended December 29, 2012. The Company is also lowering its earnings per diluted share guidance for its full fiscal year ending July 27, 2013. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.

 

The information in Item 2.02 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.

 

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit Number Description

 

99.1 Press Release dated January 10, 2013.

 

 

 
 

  

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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

ASCENA RETAIL GROUP, INC.

(Registrant)

 

 

Date: January 10, 2013

 

 

By: /s/ Jay Levine____________________

Jay Levine

Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

and Corporate Controller

(Principal Accounting Officer)