UNITED STATES


                             Washington, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                             CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
                          TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

        Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 7, 2004

                                 Dillard's, Inc.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

                 (State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

           1-6140                                            71-0388071
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    (Commission File Number)                             (I.R.S. Employer
                                                         Identification No.)

            1600 Cantrell Road                             
           Little Rock, Arkansas                                72201
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    (Address of Principal Executive Offices)                  (Zip Code)

                                 (501) 376-5200
              (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Item 7.01  Regulation FD Disclosure.

           On October 7, 2004, the registrant issued a press release announcing 
sales for the five weeks ended October 2, 2004. A copy of the press release is
furnished as Exhibit 99.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits
   99      Press Release dated October 7, 2004


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                                  DILLARD'S, INC.

DATED: October 7, 2004                            By: /s/ James I. Freeman
                                                  Name:  James I. Freeman
                                                  Title: Senior Vice President &
                                                         Chief Financial Officer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.                Description
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    99                     Press Release dated October 7, 2004.