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Foot Locker, Inc. to Host Investor Meeting on March 6, 2012

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Foot Locker, Inc. to Host Investor Meeting on March 6, 201216:30 EST Wednesday, February 15, 2012NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today announced that the Company will host an investor meeting on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, to discuss new strategic priorities and financial objectives.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. ET and end at approximately 11:00 a.m. ET.  The meeting will include presentations by Foot Locker's management team -- Ken C. Hicks, Chairman and CEO; Richard A. Johnson, Executive Vice President Retail Sales; Dowe Tillema, President and CEO; and Lauren B. Peters, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Attendance in person is by invitation only.  However, the meeting may also be accessed live from the Investor Relations section of the Foot Locker, Inc. website at  Please log-on to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting in order to download any necessary software.  The investor meeting will be available for webcast replay until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2012.The Company plans to report its fourth quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, March 1, 2012.  A conference call is scheduled for Friday, March 2, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results and provide comments on the current business environment and trends.  This conference call may be accessed live from the Investor Relations section of the Foot Locker, Inc. website at  The webcast conference call will be available for replay until 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2012.  News releases are also available on the Internet at or on Foot Locker, Inc.'s website at Locker, Inc. is a specialty athletic retailer that operates approximately 3,400 stores in 23 countries in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.  Through its Foot Locker, Footaction, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, and CCS retail stores, as well as its direct-to-customer channels, including, Eastbay, and, the Company is the leading provider of athletic footwear and apparel.Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking StatementsThis report contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Other than statements of historical facts, all statements which address activities, events, or developments that the Company anticipates will or may occur in the future, including, but not limited to, such things as future capital expenditures, expansion, strategic plans, financial objectives, dividend payments, stock repurchases, growth of the Company's business and operations, including future cash flows, revenues, and earnings, and other such matters, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on many assumptions and factors which are detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the effects of currency fluctuations, customer demand, fashion trends, competitive market forces, uncertainties related to the effect of competitive products and pricing, customer acceptance of the Company's merchandise mix and retail locations, the Company's reliance on a few key vendors for a majority of its merchandise purchases (including a significant portion from one key vendor), pandemics and similar major health concerns, unseasonable weather, further deterioration of global financial markets, economic conditions worldwide, further deterioration of business and economic conditions, any changes in business, political and economic conditions due to the threat of future terrorist activities in the United States or in other parts of the world and related U.S. military action overseas, the ability of the Company to execute its business and strategic plans effectively with regard to each of its business units, and risks associated with foreign global sourcing, including political instability, changes in import regulations, and disruptions to transportation services and distribution. Any changes in such assumptions or factors could produce significantly different results. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.SOURCE Foot Locker, Inc.For further information: John A. Maurer, Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations, Foot Locker, Inc., +1-212-720-4092