rue21, inc. Announces Participation in the Piper Jaffray 31st Annual Consumer Conference

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- rue21, inc. (Nasdaq:RUE) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Piper Jaffray 31st Annual Consumer Conference held at The New York Palace in New York City, New York on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 9:50 am Eastern Time. Bob Fisch, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Keith McDonough, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host the presentation. The format will be a "fireside chat" with Piper Jaffray equity analysts.

The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live at under the Investor Relations section. An archived replay will be available two hours after the conclusion of the live event.

About rue21, inc.

rue21 is a leading specialty apparel retailer offering exclusive branded merchandise and the newest trends at a great value. The Company currently operates 687 stores in 45 states. Learn more at .

CONTACT: Joseph Teklits ICR, Inc 203-682-8200 jteklits@icrinc.com