UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (date of earliest event reported):
November 3, 2011
ROSS STORES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
||(Commission File No.)
||(I.R.S. Employer Identification
4440 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton, California, 94588-3050
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
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|ROSS STORES, INC. 4440 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588-3050 (925) 965-4400
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 3, 2011, the Company issued a press release regarding the Company’s sales results and estimated earnings for its fiscal quarter ended October 29, 2011. The full text of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||November 3, 2011 Press Release by Ross Stores, Inc.*
*Pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: November 3, 2011
|ROSS STORES, INC.
||John G. Call
||Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and
||Principal Accounting Officer