BELLEVUE, Wash., July 24 drugstore.com, inc.(Nasdaq: DSCM), a leading online provider of health, beauty, vision, andpharmacy products, will now announce its financial results for the secondquarter 2008 during a conference call on Thursday, July 31, 2008 at5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT). As previously disclosed, drugstore.com iscurrently in discussions with Rite Aid Corporation regarding the nature of anyfuture relationship between them. By rescheduling its conference call,drugstore.com anticipates that it may be able to provide further details onthese discussions and the relationship at the time of the conference call.
A press release of the second quarter 2008 earnings will be distributedvia PR Newswire and posted on the drugstore.com(TM) Web site athttp://www.investor.drugstore.com.
The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet and willbe accessible through replays for 60 days on the drugstore.com(TM) Web site athttp://www.investor.drugstore.com, by clicking on the "audio" hyperlink.
About drugstore.com, inc.
drugstore.com, inc. (Nasdaq: DSCM) is a leading online provider of health,beauty, vision, and pharmacy products. Our portfolio of brands includes:drugstore.com(TM), Beauty.com(TM) and VisionDirect.com(TM). All areaccessible from http://www.drugstore.com and provide a convenient, private,and informative shopping experience while offering a wide assortment of morethan 30,000 products at competitive prices.
The drugstore.com pharmacy is certified by the National Association ofBoards of Pharmacy (NABP) as a Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Site(VIPPS) and operates in compliance with federal and state laws and regulationsin the United States.
This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding futureevents and expectations of drugstore.com, inc. Words such as "anticipates,""may," "will," and similar expressions, are intended to identifyforward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on currentexpectations, are not guarantees of future performance and involveassumptions, risks, and uncertainties. Actual performance may differmaterially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements.Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such differences could include,among other things: risks related to business combinations and strategicalliances, the timing and success of negotiation efforts and discussions,effects of changes in the economy, changes in consumer spending, fluctuationsin the stock market, changes affecting the Internet, online retailing andadvertising, changes in senior management, risks related to systemsinterruptions, possible governmental regulation and the ability to manage agrowing business. Additional information regarding factors that potentiallycould affect the business, financial condition and operating results ofdrugstore.com, inc. is included in the company's periodic filings with the SECon Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. drugstore.com, inc. expressly disclaims any
intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except asotherwise specifically stated by it.Contact: Investor Relations: The Blueshirt Group Brinlea Johnson 212-551-1453 [email protected]
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