The Finish Line, Inc. has retained Bain & Company to assist in the merger integration planning for the Company's pending acquisition of Genesco Inc. As previously announced, the Genesco transaction is expected to close in Fall 2007.

Alan H. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer of The Finish Line, said, “Our integration teams are already hard at work looking at how best to combine our two companies and enable us to fully realize the benefits of this compelling strategic transaction. We are pleased that Bain, which has a wealth of experience in merger integrations, is newly joining these efforts.”