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) July 2, 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)
Duane Reade Inc. issued the press release attached hereto on July 2, 2003. The first sentence of the first paragraph is filed and incorporated herein by reference.
The following materials are attached as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K
|99.1||Press Release dated July 2, 2003|
The following information, which consists of the remainder of the press release appearing as Exhibit 99.1 not filed and incorporated herein by reference under Item 5, is furnished pursuant to Item 9, "Regulation FD Disclosure."
The second sentence of the first paragraph and paragraphs two through four are not filed but are furnished pursuant to Regulation FD.
The attached Exhibit 99.1 is also furnished in its entirety pursuant to Item 12, "Disclosure of Results of Operations and Financial Condition."
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 July 2, 2003
*Print name and title of the signing officer under his signature.