SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 21, 2003
Duane Reade Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its chapter)
(State or other jurisdiction
440 Ninth Avenue New York, New York 10001
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (212) 273-5700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
On January 21, 2003, we issued a press release with respect to our anticipated financial results for our fiscal quarter ended December 28, 2002 and our outlook for the 2003 fiscal year. We have attached a copy of this press release as Exhibit 99.1 to this report on Form 8-K.
Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits
The following materials are filed as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|99.1||Press Release dated January 21, 2003.|
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.
|DUANE READE INC.|
/s/ JOHN K. HENRY
John K. Henry
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Date January 21, 2003
*Print name and title of the signing officer under his signature.