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Destination Maternity Dubai Marina Mall
Destination Maternity Dubai Marina Mall – Destination Maternity is the go-to resource
with simply the best selection of maternity wear, caring & attentive customer service & where she will feel uniquely beautiful & affirmed. It’s where she’ll find expert advice, information, inspiration and a shared community to support her through 9 months of pregnancy and beyond.
Destination Maternity Corporation is the world’s leading maternity apparel retailer. Formerly known as Mothers Work, Inc., Destination Maternity Corporation is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: DEST) with over $500 million in annual sales.
KEY DATES IN DESTINATION MATERNITY CORPORATION’S HISTORY
Twenty-eight year old Rebecca Matthias started a mail-order business selling maternity apparel to other professional women who, like her, had difficulty finding appropriate maternity apparel for the office.
Mothers Work held an Initial Public Offering of its stock to help accelerate its store expansion.
A Pea in the Pod® opened its flagship store in New York City at 860 Madison Avenue.
The nation’s first Destination Maternity® superstore opened in Danbury, Connecticut. The ultimate maternity shopping experience, our superstores house both A Pea in the Pod® and Motherhood® Maternity, as well as a robust selection of products to pamper expectant moms. Our store in Danbury also contains a learning studio which offers classes, a juice bar and a relax area.
The first Edamame® Maternity Spa opened at Destination Maternity® in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In partnership with Kohl’s®, Mothers Work announced the launch of a new exclusive licensed brand, Oh Baby by Motherhood®, to the over 600 stores in which Kohl’s® carries maternity, replacing their existing maternity lines.
The world flagship Destination Maternity® opened in New York City on 57th Street and Madison Avenue as the world’s largest maternity superstore. The 10,000 square foot space offers the most extraordinary selection of maternity fashion, accessories, Edamame® Maternity Spa, a learning studio, children’s play area and a dad’s relax area.
Motherhood® Maternity launched its Canadian Web site: www.motherhoodcanada.ca. Motherhood® Maternity became the only maternity retailer in Canada offering shopping in-store and online.
Mothers Work announced a strategic restructuring and streamlining of its merchandise brands and store nameplates to improve the long-term profitability of the business. The A Pea in the Pod® brand expanded to include the Mimi Maternity merchandise assortments. The Mimi Maternity product line was re-branded under the A Pea in the Pod® brand, and the A Pea in the Pod® merchandise assortment was re-branded as A Pea in the Pod Collection™, to emphasize its exclusive designer brand positioning. Single-brand Mimi Maternity stores were renamed as A Pea in the Pod®, and multi-brand Mimi Maternity stores as Destination Maternity®.
The first two Motherhood® Maternity shop-in-shops opened in Mom & Me® stores in India. Mom & Me® is owned and operated by Mahindra Retail, part of the Mahindra Group, Destination Maternity’s exclusive franchisee in India.
Destination Maternity Corporation and Macy’s, Inc. announced the expansion of their maternity apparel leased department relationship. Destination Maternity® leased departments within Macy’s typically carry a combination of Motherhood® Maternity branded merchandise and A Pea in the Pod® branded merchandise, which are the exclusive maternity and nursing apparel offered in Macy’s locations. Consistent with the My Macy’s localization approach, product assortments are tailored to each store location. Moms-to-be are able to find the quality, style and value they have come to expect from Destination Maternity® at Macy’s department stores throughout the United States.
Destination Maternity Corporation implemented an international franchise agreement with Agabang & Company, one of the leading retailers in South Korea. Through this franchise relationship, Destination Maternity Corporation introduced its Motherhood® Maternity, A Pea in the Pod®, and Destination Maternity® brands into South Korea.
Jessica Simpson debuted a full line of maternity apparel through an exclusive licensing agreement between Camuto Group, the master licensee behind the Jessica Simpson® Collection, and Destination Maternity®. Jessica Simpson Maternity became exclusively available in select Motherhood® Maternity stores, Destination Maternity® stores as well as Macy’s.
The first Destination Maternity® store opened in Canada in Calgary, Alberta followed by the opening of the first Destination Maternity® superstore in Langley, a suburb of Vancouver.
The Destination Maternity Corporation relocated to our new home office in Moorestown, New Jersey.