West Marine 1Q results to be released Thursday


Retailer West Marine announced it will hold a webcast and conference call next week to discuss the company's first-quarter 2010 results.

Scheduled for 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 29, the announcement will include a discussion of the financial results, with earnings furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission under cover of Form 8-K prior to the call.

The live call will be webcast and available in real time at www.westmarine.com on the "Investor Relations" page. The earnings release will also be posted in the "Press Releases" section on the Investor Relations page. Allow extra time prior to the call to visit the site and download the streaming media software required to listen to the Internet broadcast.

Interested parties can also connect to the conference call by dialing (800) 341-6235 in the U.S. and Canada and (706) 634-1041 for international callers. Be prepared to give the conference ID number 71006463. The call leader will be West Marine president and CEO Geoff Eisenberg.

An audio replay of the call will be available at 3:30 p.m. EDT April 29 through 11:59 p.m. EDT May 6. The replay number is (800) 642-1687 in the U.S. and Canada and (706) 645-9291 for international callers. The access code is also 71006463.