Talbots to host investor update meeting on April 1

March 28, 2008 - United States Of America

The Talbots Inc announced that the Company will host an investor update meeting on April 1, 2008 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston. The event, which will begin at 8:45 a.m. eastern time, will unveil The Talbots, Inc. strategic plan for long-term growth.

Talbots 2008 Investor Update will include:
8:45 a.m. Company Overview / Strategic Business Review
Trudy Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer

9:15 a.m. Integration Update / Inventory Flow and Supply Chain
Management
Phil Kowalczyk, Chief Operating Officer

9:30 a.m. Talbots Brand and Merchandising Strategy
Basha Cohen, Chief Merchandising Officer, Talbots Brand
Michael Smaldone, Chief Creative Officer, Talbots Brand

10:00 a.m. Break

10:20 a.m. J. Jill Business Overview and Strategy
Paula Bennett, President J. Jill Brand

J. Jill Marketing and Product View
Hilary Chasin, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing
Officer, J. Jill Brand Michael Leva, Vice President of
Design, J. Jill Brand

10:50 a.m. Growth Platforms
Trudy Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer

11:00 a.m. 2008 Financial Goals / Operational Initiatives, Three-Year
Financial Outlook
Ed Larsen, Chief Financial Officer

11:30 a.m. Closing Remarks and Q&A Session
Trudy Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer

The meeting will be webcast live at www.thetalbotsinc.com/ir/ir.asp. The webcast will be archived for a period of 12 months.