Coastal Contacts Inc.

Coastal Contacts Inc.

March 10, 2008 12:18 ET

Coastal Contacts to Release First Quarter 2008 Earnings on March 13, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) -


Coastal Contacts Inc. (TSX:COA) announced today that it will release its financial results for the quarter ended January 31, 2008 after market close on Thursday, March 13, 2008.

Coastal Contacts will host a conference call on Thursday, March 13 at 6:00pm (EST) to discuss financial results and Company operations. Participating in the call will be Roger Hardy, President and Chief Executive Officer and Glen Kayll, Chief Financial Officer.

To attend the conference call, participants in Toronto may dial 416-850-9140. Participants outside the greater Toronto area may dial the North American toll-free number 1-866-400-3320.

A replay of the call will be available for 7 days. To access the replay in Toronto listeners may dial 416-915-1035. The North American toll-free number for the replay is 1-866-245-6755. The passcode to access the replay is 392448.

About Coastal Contacts:

Coastal Contacts is one of the world's fastest growing vision care suppliers. Leveraging its world class operations in North America and Europe, Coastal is building a predictable recurring revenue stream in the contact lens segment and is developing complementary branded vision care products. Already No. 1 in many of its markets, Coastal is rapidly advancing toward its goal of becoming the "World's Optical Store."

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of Coastal Contacts Inc. with respect to its performance, business and future events. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, those relating to changes in the market, potential downturns in economic conditions, consumer credit risk, limited suppliers, inventory risk, disruption in our distribution facilities, foreign exchange fluctuations, changes in business strategy, regulatory requirements, demand for contact lenses and other vision care products, competition and dependence on the internet. These risks, as well as others, could cause actual results and events to vary significantly. Coastal Contacts does not undertake any obligations to release publicly any revisions for updating any voluntary forward-looking statements.

Neither the TSX nor any other regulatory body has reviewed and therefore does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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