Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 30, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1 Express Drive
Columbus, Ohio
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
(614) 474-4001
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On November 30, 2017, Express, Inc. issued a press release providing information regarding earnings for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended October 28, 2017 and outlook for the fourth quarter and full year 2017 and also made available an investor presentation with supplemental information regarding the same. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. A copy of the investor presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.

The information in this Item 2.02, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, in this Form 8-K is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall otherwise be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01 Other Events.

Share Repurchase Program

On November 28, 2017, the Board approved a new share repurchase program that authorizes the Company to repurchase up to $150 million of the Company’s outstanding common stock using available cash. The Company may repurchase shares on the open market, including through Rule 10b5-1 plans, in privately negotiated transactions, through block purchases, or otherwise in compliance with applicable laws, including Rule 10b-18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The timing and amount of stock repurchases will depend on a variety of factors, including business and market conditions as well as corporate and regulatory considerations. The share repurchase program may be suspended, modified, or discontinued at any time and the Company has no obligation to repurchase any amount of its common stock under the program.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits
Press Release
Investor Presentation

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.
Date: November 30, 2017
/s/ Periclis Pericleous
Periclis Pericleous
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer