Brookstone Discusses Exchange Offer

Jun 29, 2010, 09:56 ET from Brookstone, Inc.

MERRIMACK, N.H., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookstone Company, Inc. has spoken with several of the larger holders of its 12% Second Lien Secured Notes due 2012 about the possibility of Brookstone's modifying its outstanding offer for those Notes to $820 per $1,000 principal amount.  No agreement was reached and Brookstone's offer continues to be $770 (or $800 with regard to holders who tendered by May 19, 2010).  Brookstone will consider whether to revise its offer or to let it expire unchanged.

About Brookstone:

Brookstone, Inc. is an innovative product development and specialty lifestyle retail company that operates over 300 Brookstone Brand stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico. Typically located in high-traffic regional shopping malls and airports, the stores feature unique and innovative consumer products. The Company also operates a Direct Marketing business that includes the Brookstone catalog and an e-commerce website at

Brookstone is principally owned by three sponsors, Osim International, J.W. Childs, and Temasek Holdings. In accordance with the terms governing its publicly-held debt, the Company issues quarterly and annual reports under SEC guidelines.

Statements in this release which are not historical facts, including statements about the Company's confidence or expectations, earnings, anticipated operations of its e-commerce sites and those of third-party service providers, and other statements about the Company's operational outlook are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("Reform Act") and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks of changing market conditions in the overall economy and the retail industry, consumer demand, the effectiveness of e-commerce technology and marketing efforts, availability of products, availability of adequate transportation of such products, and other factors detailed from time to time in the Company's annual and other reports posted to the Company's website. Words such as "estimate", "project", "plan", "believe", "feel", "anticipate", "assume", "may", "will", "should" and similar words and phrases may identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date thereof. The Company undertakes no obligations to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements or reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. 


Brookstone, Inc.

Philip Roizin, EVP, Operations and Chief Financial Officer

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