When did The Michaels Companies, Inc. become a public company?

The Company began trading on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange under the symbol "MIK" on June 27, 2014.

Why are there SEC filings under two different corporate names?

As part of the reorganization undertaken in July 2013, Michaels Stores, Inc. became an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of The Michaels Companies, Inc.

Does the Company sell stock direct to the public?

No, the Company does not provide a direct stock purchase program.

How can I purchase the Company's stock?

To purchase the Company's common stock, please consult a stockbroker.

When does the Company's fiscal year end?

We report on the basis of a 52- or 53-week fiscal year, which ends on the Saturday closest to January 31.

What is the Company's Dividend Policy?

We currently intend to retain all available funds and any future earnings for use in the operation of our business, and therefore we have no current plans to pay dividends on our Common Stock in the foreseeable future.

Who are the Company's independent registered public accountants?

Ernst & Young LLP

Who is the Company's Transfer Agent or Registrar?

Written requests
Computershare
P.O. Box 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170

By overnight delivery
Computershare
211 Quality Circle, Suite 210
College Station, TX 77845

Email
web.queries@computershare.com

Shareholder Online Inquiries
https://www-us.computershare.com/investor/Contact

Investor Centre website
www.computershare.com/investor

Telephone inquiries
TFN - 1-800-736-3001 (US, Canada, Puerto Rico)
TN - 1-781-575-3100 (non-US)

Where is the Company's corporate headquarters?

8000 Bent Branch Dr.
Irving, TX 75063

How can I find out additional financial information?

If you do not find the information posted elsewhere on the Company's Investor Relations site, please call Kiley Rawlins, CFA, at 972-409-7404, or email your question to investorrelations@michaels.com.

Who should I contact about a charitable contribution from The Michaels Companies, Inc.?

We are proud of our involvement in helping build a better community by giving back. As part of our commitment to giving, each year our charitable donations are specially earmarked to support specific non-profit organizations. At this time the organizations that receive support from Michaels are Starlight Children's Foundation and Michaels CARES.

How do I become a vendor for The Michaels Companies, Inc.?

Please visit www.vendorconnect.com for information on how to become a vendor with The Michaels Companies.

Michaels was public eight years before the 2014 IPO. Where can I find historical SEC filings?

https://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=0000740670