NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 27, 2006--dELiA*s, Inc. (Nasdaq:
DLIA), a direct marketing and retail company comprised of three
lifestyle brands primarily targeting consumers between the ages of 12
and 19, today announced the appointment of Gene Washington to its
Board of Directors.
Gene Washington is the Director of Football Operations with the
National Football League in New York. He previously served as a
professional sportscaster and as Assistant Athletic Director for
Stanford University prior to assuming his present position with the
NFL in 1994. Mr. Washington has served as a director of Goodrich
Petroleum Corporation, a NYSE-listed company, since 2003, and also
served as a director of the former New York Bancorp, Inc.
"We are delighted to appoint Mr. Washington to our Board and
believe his insights will be a true asset. His background and
experience are very impressive and we are very pleased to be expanding
the company's Board to include his broad expertise," said Robert
Bernard, CEO of dELiA*s.
About dELiA*s, Inc.
dELiA*s, Inc. is a direct marketing and retail company comprised
of three lifestyle brands primarily targeting consumers between the
ages of 12 and 19. Its brands - dELiA*s, Alloy and CCS - generate
revenue by selling apparel, accessories, footwear, room furnishings
and action sports equipment predominantly to teenage consumers through
direct mail catalogs, websites and, for dELiA*s, mall-based specialty
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CONTACT: dELiA*s, Inc.
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SOURCE: dELiA*s, Inc.