Coastal Contacts Inc. to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference


    TSX Symbol: COA

    VANCOUVER, June 5 /CNW/ - Coastal Contacts Inc. (TSX: COA) announced
today that Mr. Roger Hardy, Coastal President and CEO will be making a
presentation on behalf of the company at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray
Consumer Conference to be held June 9-10 at the Westin New York Hotel in New
York, NY.
    The Coastal Contacts Inc. investor presentation is scheduled at 9:30am on
Wednesday, June 10.

    - The presentation will include an update on the company's progress as
      the leading international direct to consumer retailer of vision
      products such as contact lenses, eyeglasses and related vision product
      accessories. Also included will be a review of Coastal's financial
      results for Q2, 2009, to be released before market open June 10, 2009.

    About Coastal Contacts:

    Coastal Contacts Inc. ( is the world's leading
direct-to-consumer vision products company which designs, produces and
distributes a diversified offering such as contact lenses and eyeglasses. The
Company's unique combination of branded and private label products represent
quality, value and, above all, service. Coastal Contacts sells its products in
more than 150 countries through proprietary web properties, which reflect the
culture and consumer preference of the target market. As new markets for
eyeglasses and contact lenses evolve, the Company is positioned to become the
vision product consumer's retailer of choice owing to its unbeatable value
proposition combining value and service. Already No. 1 in many of its markets,
Coastal Contacts is rapidly advancing toward its goal of becoming the "World's
Vision 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, limited suppliers, inventory risk,
disruption in our distribution facilities, foreign exchange fluctuations,
regulatory requirements, demand for contact lenses, 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

For further information:

For further information: Terry Vanderkruyk, Vice President, Corporate
Development, Coastal Contacts Inc., (604) 676-4498,

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