99¢ Only Stores® To Report Fourth Quarter And Full Year Fiscal 2010 Financial Results On Wednesday, May 26, 2010

May 24, 2010

City of Commerce, California. May 24, 2010 – 99¢ Only Stores®  (NYSE: NDN) announced today it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended March 27, 2010, after the market closes on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, followed by an investor conference call the same day at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time (4:30 p.m. Eastern time). The Company plans to file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal 2010 on Thursday, May 27.

The live call can be accessed by dialing (866) 900-3561 from the U.S.A. and (816) 249-4306 from international locations. Please phone in approximately 9 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin and hold for an InterCall operator to assist you. Please inform the operator that you are calling in for 99¢ Only Stores’ Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2010 Earnings Release conference call, and be prepared to provide the operator with your name, company name, and position if requested. A telephone replay will be available approximately two hours after the call concludes and will be available through Wednesday June 9, 2010, by dialing (800) 642-1687 from the U.S.A., or (706) 645-9291 from international locations, and entering confirmation code 76184444.

A copy of the earnings release and any other financial and statistical information about the period to be presented in the conference call will be available prior to the call at the section of the Company’s website entitled “Investor Relations” at www.99only.com.


About 99¢ Only Stores®

Founded over 25 years ago, 99¢ Only Stores® operates 275 extreme value retail stores with 206 in California, 32 in Texas, 25 in Arizona and 12 in Nevada. 99¢ Only Stores® emphasizes quality name-brand consumables, priced at an excellent value, in convenient, attractively merchandised stores. Over half of the Company’s sales come from food and beverages, including produce, dairy, deli and frozen foods, along with organic and gourmet foods.

For further information: 99¢ Only Stores Rob Kautz EVP & CFO 323-881-1293