West 49 Inc. to host conference call Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. ET



    - Management to discuss fiscal 2009 first quarter financial results -

    Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: WXX

    BURLINGTON, ON, June 2 /CNW/ - West 49 Inc. (TSX:WXX) (the "Company")
today announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, June 5, 2008
at 9:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss its fiscal 2009 first quarter results. The
Company will report its first quarter results via news release at
approximately 7:00 a.m. the same day.
    To access the conference call by telephone, dial 416-644-3417 or
1-800-732-6179. Please connect approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning
of the call to ensure participation. The conference call will be archived for
replay until Thursday, June 12, 2008 at midnight. To access the archived
conference call, dial 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 and enter the reservation
number 21273023 followed by the number sign.
    A live audio webcast of the Company's first quarter results conference
call will be available at
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2294380. Please
connect at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to ensure adequate
time for any software download that maybe required to join the webcast. The
webcast will be archived at the above web site for 90 days.

    About West 49 Inc.

    West 49 Inc. is a leading Canadian multi-banner specialty retailer of
fashion and apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment related to music,
youth culture and action sports. The Company's stores, which are primarily
mall-based, carry a variety of high-performance, premium brand name and
private label products that fulfill the lifestyle needs of identified target
markets, primarily tweens and teens. As at April 26, 2008, West 49 Inc.
operated 134 stores in nine provinces, under the banners West 49, Billabong,
Off The Wall, D-Tox, Amnesia/Arsenic, Billabong, and Duke's Northshore, and an
online retailer, www.boardzone.com. The Company's common shares are listed on
the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol WXX. The Company has approximately
64 million shares outstanding.





For further information:

For further information: Rhonda Allen, Chief Financial Officer and
Corporate Secretary, West 49 Inc., (905) 336-5454 ext. 224, E-mail:
ir@west49.com; Trevor Heisler, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc.,
(416) 815-0700 ext. 270, E-mail: theisler@equicomgroup.com

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