-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, GvJw6pyxCXmufPVZKqIlKmSrM0gUmpyRaMViIxzMcZkWvbEWwPBMK9W6OPt3h0st dvN/tMFZ/gFESfQMFvlL+A== 0001144204-11-008899.txt : 20110215 0001144204-11-008899.hdr.sgml : 20110215 20110215111646 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001144204-11-008899 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20110215 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20110215 GROUP MEMBERS: JORGE CONSTANTINO GROUP MEMBERS: PANAYOTIS CONSTANTINO SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: PIER 1 IMPORTS INC/DE CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000278130 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: RETAIL-HOME FURNITURE, FURNISHINGS & EQUIPMENT STORES [5700] IRS NUMBER: 751729843 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0228 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-20038 FILM NUMBER: 11612948 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 PIER 1 PLACE CITY: FORT WORTH STATE: TX ZIP: 76102 BUSINESS PHONE: 8172526000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 100 PIER 1 PLACE CITY: FORT WORTH STATE: TX ZIP: 76102 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: PIER 1 INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19860921 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: PIER 1 IMPORTS INC/GA DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19840729 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: NEWCORP INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19800423 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: GREEK INVESTMENTS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001458763 IRS NUMBER: 000000000 STATE OF INCORPORATION: W7 FISCAL YEAR END: 1130 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: PO BOX 10908 STREET 2: CAPARRA HTS STATION CITY: SAN JUAN STATE: PR ZIP: 00922 BUSINESS PHONE: 305 672 5005 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: PO BOX 10908 STREET 2: CAPARRA HTS STATION CITY: SAN JUAN STATE: PR ZIP: 00922 SC 13G 1 v211504_sc13g.htm Unassociated Document
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
AMENDED
SCHEDULE 13G
 
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Initial Filing)
 
Pier 1 Imports, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
 
Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value
(Title of Class of Securities)
 
720279108
(CUSIP Number)
 
December 31, 2010
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)
 
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

o         Rule 13d-1(b)
x        Rule 13d-1(c)
o         Rule 13d-1(d)
 
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CUSIP No.  720279108
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS                          Greek Investments, Inc.                                              
   
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS                Not Applicable                                        
   
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
(a) o 
   
(b) o
   
3
SEC USE ONLY                                                                                                                                                 
   
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION                Turks & Caicos Islands                                     
 
NUMBER
OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED
BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER                                   0                                           
   
6
SHARED VOTING POWER               12,348,978                                        
   
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                          0                                            
   
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER      12,348,978                                         
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  12,348,978       
   
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW 9 EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES                           
   
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9                    10.53%1                             
   
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)                                          CO                                        
 

 
1
Calculated on the basis of 117,276,818 shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock issued and outstanding as disclosed by Issuer on December 10, 2010.
 
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CUSIP No.  720279108
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS                               Jorge Constantino                                                 
   
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS               Not Applicable                                         
   
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
(a) o 
   
(b) o
   
3
SEC USE ONLY                                                                                                                                                 
   
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION                                 Venezuela                                          
 
NUMBER
OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED
BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER                                    0                                         
   
6
SHARED VOTING POWER               12,348,978                                        
   
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                          0                                           
   
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  12,348,978                                             
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  12,348,978       
   
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW 9 EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES                          
   
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9                      10.53%1                            
   
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)                                          IN                                          
 

 
1
Calculated on the basis of 117,276,818 shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock issued and outstanding as disclosed by Issuer on December 10, 2010.
 
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CUSIP No.  720279108
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS                              Panayotis Constantino                                          
   
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS               Not Applicable                                         
   
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
(a) o 
   
(b) o
   
3
SEC USE ONLY                                                                                                                                                 
   
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION                                 Venezuela                                          
 
NUMBER
OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED
BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER                                    0                                         
   
6
SHARED VOTING POWER               12,348,978                                         
   
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                       0                                               
   
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER       12,348,978                                        
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON   12,348,978     
   
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW 9 EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES                          
   
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9                       10.53%1                           
   
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)                                          IN                                          
 

 
1
Calculated on the basis of 117,276,818 shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock issued and outstanding as disclosed by Issuer on December 10, 2010.
 
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Item 1(a).
Name of Issuer:

Pier One, Inc.
 
Item 1(b).
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

100 Pier One Place
Fort Worth, TX 76102
 
Item 2(a).
Names of Persons Filing:
 
Greek Investments, Inc.; Jorge Constantino; Panayotis Constantino
 
Item 2(b).
Addresses of Principal Business Offices or, if none, Residences:

The physical address of Greek Investments, Inc. is Harbour House Queen Street, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands; the mailing address is P.O. Box 10908, Caparra Heights Station, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00922-0908. The address of each of Jorge Constantino and Panayotis Constantino is Zalokosta 14, Paleo Psihiko, Athens 15452, Greece.

Item 2(c).
Citizenship:

Reference is made to Item 4 of each of the cover pages to this Schedule 13G, which Items are incorporated by reference herein.

Item 2(d).
Title of Class of Securities:

Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value

Item 2(e).
CUSIP Number:
 
720279108
 
Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

None apply.

Item 4.
Ownership:
 
Reference is made to Items 5 – 9 and 11 of each of the cover pages to this Schedule 13G, which Items are incorporated by reference herein.  Greek Investments, Inc. (“Greek”) is the registered owner of the securities reflected in this Schedule 13G (the “Securities”).  Each, Jorge Constantino and Panayotis Constantino are jointly filing this Schedule 13G with Greek because each of them are directors, officers, agents or otherwise of Greek, and/or might be deemed, individually or in the aggregate, directly or indirectly, to beneficially own  all of the securities of Greek, and therefore it is possible that they might be deemed to share the power to direct the voting and disposition of the Securities.
 
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Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:

Not applicable.

Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:

Not applicable.

Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company:

Not applicable.

Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:

Not applicable.

Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group:

Not applicable.

Item 10.
Certification:

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
 
 
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SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
 
Dated:  February 15, 2010
 
GREEK INVESTMENTS, INC.
 
By:
/s/ Jorge Constantino  
 
Name:
Jorge Constantino   
 
Title:
   
 
   
/s/ Jorge Constantino   
 
JORGE CONSTANTINO
 
   
/s/ Panayotis Constantino   
 
PANAYOTIS CONSTANTINO
 
 
 
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Exhibit Index

Exhibit A               Joint Filing Undertaking

 
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EXHIBIT A
JOINT FILING UNDERTAKING

The undersigned, being authorized thereunto, hereby execute this agreement as an exhibit to this Schedule 13G to evidence the agreement of the below-named parties, in accordance with rules promulgated pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, to file this Schedule, as it may be amended, jointly on behalf of such parties.

Dated:  February 15, 2010
 
GREEK INVESTMENTS, INC.
 
By:
/s/ Jorge Constantino  
 
Name:
Jorge Constantino   
 
Title:
   
 
   
/s/ Jorge Constantino   
 
JORGE CONSTANTINO
 
   
/s/ Panayotis Constantino   
 
PANAYOTIS CONSTANTINO
 
 
 
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