Duane Reade Inc. to Broadcast Review of First Quarter 2001 Results Over the Internet

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Duane Reade Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Inc. (NYSE:   DRD) invites
 investors to listen to a broadcast of the Company's conference call to discuss
 first quarter 2001 results.  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet
 on Monday, April 30, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) and can be accessed by
 logging on to http://www.duanereade.com.  Anthony Cuti, Chairman, President,
 and Chief Executive Officer, and John Henry, Senior Vice President and Chief
 Financial Officer, will host the call.
     An online archive of the broadcast will be available within one hour of
 the completion of the call and will be accessible at http://www.duanereade.com
 until May 13, 2001.
     Founded in 1960, Duane Reade is the largest drug store chain in the
 metropolitan New York City area, offering a wide variety of prescription and
 over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty care items, cosmetics, hosiery,
 greeting cards, photo supplies and photofinishing.  As of March 31, 2001, the
 Company operated 180 stores.  Duane Reade maintains a web site at
 http://www.duanereade.com.
 
     Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this
 release are forward-looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking
 statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause
 the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from
 forecasted or expected results.  Those risks include, among other things, the
 competitive environment in the drugstore industry in general and in the
 Company's specific market area.  Those and other risks are more fully
 described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  John Henry, SVP - Chief Financial Officer of Duane Reade Inc.,
               212-273-5746; Cara O'Brien or Daniela Goldman, Press - Michael
               McMullan or Stacy Roth, all of Morgen-Walke Associates, Inc.,
               212-850-5600, for Duane Reade Inc.
 
 

SOURCE Duane Reade Inc.
    NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Inc. (NYSE:   DRD) invites
 investors to listen to a broadcast of the Company's conference call to discuss
 first quarter 2001 results.  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet
 on Monday, April 30, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) and can be accessed by
 logging on to http://www.duanereade.com.  Anthony Cuti, Chairman, President,
 and Chief Executive Officer, and John Henry, Senior Vice President and Chief
 Financial Officer, will host the call.
     An online archive of the broadcast will be available within one hour of
 the completion of the call and will be accessible at http://www.duanereade.com
 until May 13, 2001.
     Founded in 1960, Duane Reade is the largest drug store chain in the
 metropolitan New York City area, offering a wide variety of prescription and
 over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty care items, cosmetics, hosiery,
 greeting cards, photo supplies and photofinishing.  As of March 31, 2001, the
 Company operated 180 stores.  Duane Reade maintains a web site at
 http://www.duanereade.com.
 
     Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this
 release are forward-looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking
 statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause
 the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from
 forecasted or expected results.  Those risks include, among other things, the
 competitive environment in the drugstore industry in general and in the
 Company's specific market area.  Those and other risks are more fully
 described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  John Henry, SVP - Chief Financial Officer of Duane Reade Inc.,
               212-273-5746; Cara O'Brien or Daniela Goldman, Press - Michael
               McMullan or Stacy Roth, all of Morgen-Walke Associates, Inc.,
               212-850-5600, for Duane Reade Inc.
 
 SOURCE  Duane Reade Inc.