Clothing Industry Public Company Directory: RETAILER LIST with company profiles  pg. 2
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CLOTHING RETAILERS That have Publicly Trades Stocks

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Public Fashion Stores Pg. 3

Deb Shops

No Longer Public

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December 2014: The Deb Shops retail chain filed its second bankruptcy in less than four years on Thursday and said it may conduct a going-out-of-business sale at its 295 stores that specialize in teen and young women's fashion, according to court documents. Read more about The Deb Shops Going Out of Business on the Fashion Blog.

November 2004 Description

Established in 1932, Deb Shops was originally known as Joy Hosiery, a leading retailer of foundation garments in and around Philadelphia. Today, the company has evolved to become a nationwide leading junior apparel retailer under the brand names DEB, CSO, and Tops 'N Bottoms. There are over 330 stores in 41 states.

dELIA*s, Inc.

No Longer Public

Web Site:

December 2014
dELiA*s, Inc., an omni-channel retail company primarily marketing to teenage girls, announced on December 8, 2014 that it, along with certain of its subsidiaries , has filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in White Plains, NY (the "Bankruptcy Court") on December 7, 2014. Read more about dELiA's Chapter 11 filing.

February 2006 Description

a direct marketing and retail company comprised of three lifestyle brands primarily targeting consumers between the ages of 12 and 19. Its brands - dELiA*s, Alloy and CCS - were formerly part of Alloy, Inc.'s Alloy Merchandising Group and are well-established, differentiated, lifestyle brands that generate revenue by selling apparel, accessories, footwear, room furnishings and action sports equipment predominantly to teenage consumers through direct mail catalogs, websites and, for dELiA*s, mall-based specialty retail stores.

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Delta Apparel

Symbol: DLA  Chart

Investor Relations:

September 2019 Summary: Delta Apparel, Inc., along with its operating subsidiaries, M. J. Soffe, LLC, Salt Life, LLC and DTG2Go, LLC, is an international design, marketing, manufacturing, and sourcing company that features a diverse portfolio of core activewear and lifestyle apparel products. The Company specializes in selling casual and athletic products across distribution tiers, including specialty stores, boutiques, department stores, mid-tier and mass chains, sporting goods and outdoor retailers, e-retailers and the U.S. military. The Company's products are made available direct-to-consumer on its websites at,, and The Company's operations are located throughout the United States, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico, and it employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide.

November 2004 Description

They are a vertically integrated marketer, manufacturer and distributor of high quality branded and private label activewear apparel. They specialize in selling a variety of branded casual and athletic activewear tops and bottoms, embellished and unembellished T-shirts, and fleece products for the ever-changing apparel market.  Their products are sold to screen printers, private label accounts and distributors, as well as being sold through specialty sporting goods stores and department stores. In addition, certain products are sold in college bookstores and to the U.S. Military.


Delta Galil Industries

Symbol: DELT  Chart

Web Site:

September 2019 Summary: Delta Galil Industries is a global manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label apparel products for men, women and children. Since its inception in 1975, the Company has continually strived to create products that follow a body-before-fabric philosophy, placing equal emphasis on comfort, aesthetics and quality. Delta Galil develops innovative seamless apparel including bras, shapewear and socks; intimate apparel for women; extensive lines of underwear for men including the brands Schiesser, Eminence, Athena & Liabel; babywear, activewear, sleepwear such as PJ Salvage, and leisurewear. Delta Galil also designs, develops markets and sells branded denim and apparel under the brand 7 For All Mankind®, and ladies apparel under the brands Splendid® and Ella Moss®, among others. In addition it sells its products under brand names licensed to the company, including: Wilson, Maidenform, Tommy Hilfiger, and others. For more information, visit

November 2004 Description

Delta Galil Industries Ltd. is a leading global apparel company specializing in intimate apparel, men's underwear and socks. The Company produces customized, innovative fashion and basic apparel for leading retailers and brands around the world. Since its inception in 1975, Delta has expanded from its original base in Israel to encompass design, development and manufacturing centers on four continents and service more than 50 customers in the US, the UK, continental Europe and Israel. With more than 12,000 employees located worldwide, Delta exemplifies the concept of a global company and takes pride in being a responsible corporate citizen.


Dillard Inc.

Symbol:  DDS  Chart

September 2019 Summary: Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion retailers with annual sales exceeding $6.3 billion. The company focuses on delivering style, service and value to its shoppers by offering compelling fashion, cosmetics and home selections complemented by exceptional customer care. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise and feature products from both national and exclusive brand sources. The company operates 265 Dillard's locations and 26 clearance centers spanning 29 states plus an Internet store at

November 2004 Description Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nations largest fashion apparel and home furnishings retailers with annual revenues exceeding $7.8 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum value to its shoppers, with fairly priced merchandise complemented by exceptional customer service. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise, including products sourced and marketed under Dillard's exclusive brand names. The Company comprises 328 stores, spanning 29 states, all operating with one name - Dillard's.


Dress Barn

Now part of Ascena Retail Group

Web Site:

Learn more about Dress Barn.

September 2019 Summary: dressbarn is a specialty boutique destination, offering an assortment of women's clothing for every day and occasion in sizes 2-24. Inspiring women to look and feel beautiful, dressbarn features wear-now fashion for women that meets her needs, her body and her lifestyle. It is all designed and curated with her in mind. And only her.  Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASNA) is a national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant, Catherines, and Cacique), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). Ascena Retail Group, Inc. through its retail brands operates ecommerce websites and approximately 3,500 stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. For more information about ascena retail group, inc. visit:,,,,,,,, and

November 2004 Description

The Dress Barn, Inc., headquartered in Suffern, NY, is one of the nation's leading women's specialty retailers offering quality career and casual fashion apparel at value prices. As of October 30, 2004, the Company operated 792 stores in 45 states. On November 17, 2004 they announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Maurices Incorporated for $320 million subject to certain adjustments, and will finance the transaction through a combination of cash on hand and new credit facilities. Dress Barn intends to refinance a portion of the new credit facilities with funds raised through debt or equity-linked offerings in the capital markets. Dress Barn anticipates the acquisition will be accretive within the first full year of combined operations and annual sales of the combined company are expected to exceed $1.1 billion. The transaction, unanimously approved by Dress Barn's Board of Directors, is expected to close in January 2005 and is subject to customary closing conditions.   Founded in 1931, Maurices is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota. Known as a small town specialty store, Maurices is a unique retail concept that offers a broad assortment of fashionable, high quality apparel and accessories to 17-34 year old women and men who seek stylish clothing for both casual and dressy occasions. With a current total of 464 stores in 38 states, Maurices stores are located in strip centers and malls and are typically the destination of choice for fashion-conscious customers in the markets it serves. Maurices is differentiated from its competitors based on its breadth of offerings, with a wide variety of proprietary branded merchandise in addition to well-known national fashion labels. This is reinforced by an attractive value proposition, with average prices that are below those of larger market specialty store competitors.


Family Dollar Stores

Now part of Dollar Tree

Investor Relations:

September 2019 Summary: Family Dollar One of the nation's fastest growing retailers, Family Dollar offers a compelling assortment of merchandise for the whole family, ranging from household cleaners, brand-name foods, and health and beauty aids to toys, apparel for every age, and home fashions — all for everyday low prices. While shoppers can find many items at $1 or less, most items in the store are priced below $10, which makes shopping fun without stretching the family budget. In 1958, a 21-year-old entrepreneur with an interest in merchandising became intrigued with the idea of operating a low-overhead, self-service retail store. Leon Levine believed he could offer his customers a variety of high-quality, good value merchandise for under $2. Because he had grown up in his family's retail store, he understood value, quality, and customer satisfaction.

November 2004 Description
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. is one of the fastest growing discount store chains in the United States. During the last ten years, more than 3,000 new stores have been added to the chain, of which over 2,000 were added in the last five years. The merchandising concept that drives this growth offers customers good values in low cost, basic merchandise for family and home needs. Their merchandise is sold at everyday low prices in a no frills, low overhead, self-service environment. Most merchandise is priced under $10.00. Stores are located in a contiguous 44-state area ranging northeast from Maine, southeast to Florida, as far northwest as Idaho and southwest to Arizona. Family Dollar stores generally range in size from 7,500 to 9,500 square feet, and most are operated in leased facilities. The relatively small size permits the Company to open new stores in rural areas and small towns, as well as in large urban neighborhoods. Within these markets, the stores are located in shopping centers or as freestanding buildings or in urban storefronts convenient to the Company's value-conscious customer base.


Finish Line

Symbol:  FINL  Chart

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September 2019 Summary: The Finish Line, Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of JD Sports Fashion, plc, is a premium retailer that carries the latest and greatest shoes, apparel and accessories. Based in Indianapolis, Finish Line runs approximately 890 Finish Line and JD branded locations in U.S. malls and shops inside Macy's department stores. Finish Line employs approximately 13,000 associates who connect customers to sneaker culture through style and sport. Shop online at or get access to everything on the Finish Line app.

November 2004 Description

The Finish Line, Inc. is one of the nation's leading athletic specialty retailers, offering the best selection of footwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids. Finish Line is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol FINL and currently operates more than 550 stores in 46 states.


Foot Locker

Symbol: FL   Chart

September 2019 Summary: Foot Locker, Inc. is a leading global retailer of athletically-inspired shoes and apparel. Headquartered in New York City, the company operates approximately 3,200 athletic retail stores in 27 countries, as well as websites and mobile apps, under the brand names Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Eastbay, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Lady Foot Locker, Runners Point, and Sidestep. With its various marketing channels and experiences across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, the Company's purpose is to inspire and empower youth culture around the world, by fueling a shared passion for self-expression and creating unrivaled experiences at the heart of the sport and sneaker communities.

November 2004 Description

Foot Locker, Inc. is a global retailer of athletic footwear and apparel, operating mall-based stores in North America, Europe and Australia. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in two segments: Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers. The Athletic Stores segment is an international athletic footwear and apparel retailer, whose formats include Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker and Champs Sports. The Direct-to-Customers segment reflects, Inc., which sells through its affiliates, including Eastbay, Inc., through catalogs and the Internet. In May 2004, the Company acquired 350 of Footstar, Inc.'s remaining 353 Footaction stores.



Symbol:  GPS  Chart

Web Site:

Investor Relations:

September 2019 Summary: Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix, Janie and Jack, and Hill City brands. Fiscal year 2018 net sales were $16.6 billion. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through company-operated stores, franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. For more information, please visit

November 2005 Description

Gap Inc. was founded in 1969 by Donald and Doris Fisher in San Francisco, California, with a single store and a handful of employees. Today, they are one of the world's largest specialty retailers with three of the most recognized and respected brands in the apparel industry Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. Gap Inc. has more than 150,000 employees supporting about 3,000 stores in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France and Japan.  Gap Inc. opened the first three Old Navy stores in 1994, in the Northern California cities of Colma, San Leandro, and Pittsburg. Old Navy's mission is to offer affordable, fashionable clothing and accessories for the whole family. All of their merchandise is sold under the Old Navy name and only in their stores or on their website.


Hot Topic

No longer a public company.

On October 14, 2015, Hot Topic launched BoxLunch, a gift and novelty retail store.

In 2013, Hot Topic announced its sale to private equity firm Sycamore Partners

November 2004 Description
Hot Topic is a mall-based chain of retail stores that specializes in apparel, accessories, gifts, and music for teenagers. Walk into a store and the first thing you'll feel is energy. Energy from the music, energy from the merchandise, energy from the people. all of this is what makes Hot Topic different. The merchandise reflects a variety of music related lifestyles, which include street wear, retro influenced lounge, punk, club, and gothic. Add to that the wide selection of unique gifts and unusual accessories and you have it: Hot Topic is like no other store in the mall.

Learn more about Hot Topic.

Hot Topic Financials


JC Penny

Symbol: JCP  Chart

Investor Relations:

September 2019 Summary: J. C. Penney Company, Inc., one of the nation's largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of over 860 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site,, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every touchpoint, customers will discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 95,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

February 2006
J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., the wholly-owned operating subsidiary of J. C. Penney Company, Inc., is one of America's largest department store, catalog, and e-commerce retailers, employing approximately 150,000 associates. As of Jan. 29, 2005, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. operated 1,017 JCPenney department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, and 62 Renner department stores in Brazil. JCPenney Catalog, including e-commerce, is the nation's largest catalog merchant of general merchandise, and is one of the largest apparel and home furnishings sites on the Internet. J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. is a contributor to JCPenney Afterschool Fund, a charitable organization committed to providing children with high quality after school programs to help them reach their full potential.


September 2019 Summary: Jos. A. Bank is not just another menswear retailer. What makes us unique is also what has attracted customers to our stores since 1905: a heritage of quality workmanship, an extensive selection of beautifully made, classically styled tailored and casual clothing and prices typically 20 to 30 percent below our competitors'. From men's suits and dress shirts to sportcoats, custom suits, tuxedo rentals and more, we offer distinctive looks and classic styles for the modern man—including Big & Tall sizes. Add that to an expert staff of sales professionals who prize service and customer satisfaction above all. Headquartered in Fremont, California, and an integral part of parent organization Tailored Brands, Inc., Jos. A. Bank operates 500+ stores nationwide, as well as offering online sales and service ( and exceptional toll-free call center support (800.999.7472). CEO Dinesh Lathi shares in the company's commitment to 100% customer satisfaction.

November 2004 Description: To keep prices low, Jos. A. Bank has eliminated the middleman by working directly with some of the world's best factories and workrooms. That means we can pass significant savings along to customers. But that doesn't mean we scrimp on quality. Our buyers scour the globe for the finest fabrics with the richest textures and colors. Our tailors keep a close eye on every detail, adhering to the highest standards of fabric, fit and construction.

  • Over 250 stores nationwide with a full selection of men's tailored and casual clothing, footwear and accessories
  • 4 seasonal catalogs mailed internationally with toll-free ordering in the US 24 hours a day 7 days a week
  • 100% guarantee of satisfaction behind every item we sell
  • A heritage of nearly 100 years of quality, value and service


Kenneth Cole Production Inc.,

No longer a public company.

In January 2017 Kenneth Cole Productions closed the balance of their outlet stores to pursue its e-commerce business.

Kenneth Cole Productions announced in November 2016 that it would be closing all of its outlet stores within six months to focus on e-commerce and other lines of revenue outside of operating physical stores. Two full-priced stores would remain open in New York and Virginia.

February 2006 Description: Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., incorporated in September 1982, designs, sources and markets a broad range of fashion footwear and handbags and, through license agreements, designs and markets apparel and accessories under its Kenneth Cole New York, Reaction Kenneth Cole and Unlisted brand names. During 2003, the Company added the Bongo trademark brand for footwear through a license agreement. The Company's products are targeted to appeal to fashion conscious consumers, reflecting a casual urban perspective and a lifestyle uniquely associated with Kenneth Cole. These products include core basics that generally remain in demand from season to season and fashion products that are designed to establish or capitalize on market trends. The combination of basic products and fashion styles provides freshness in assortments and maintains a fashion-forward image, while a multiple brand strategy helps diversify business risk. The Company markets its products to more than 7,500 department and specialty store locations, as well as through its Consumer Direct business, which includes more than 80 retail and outlet stores, consumer catalogs and interactive websites, including on-line e-commerce. The Company believes the diversity of its product offerings distinguishes the Company from its competitors in terms of product classifications (men's, women's and children's footwear, handbags, apparel and accessories), prices (from ''better'' to ''moderate'') and styling.




Sears Holdings Corporation: parent of Kmart and Sears

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February 2019: Transform SR Brands, LLC (doing business as Transformco, referred to as "New Sears") is an American privately held company formed on February 11, 2019, to acquire some of the assets of Sears Holdings Corporation. The new company is owned by Eddie Lampert's ESL Investments hedge fund of Greenwich, Connecticut. Following the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of Sears Holdings on October 15, 2018, Transformco purchased the surviving assets owned by Sears Holdings for $5.2 billion.

Oct. 15, 2018 Sears Holdings Corporation ("Holdings," "we," "our," or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced a series of actions to position the Company to establish a sustainable capital structure, continue streamlining its operating model and grow profitably for the long term. To facilitate these actions, the Company and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the "Court").


November 2004 Description

Kmart Corporation is a mass merchandising company that serves America through its 1,504 Kmart and Kmart Super Center retail outlets in 49 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. There are approximately 144,000 Kmart associates, including 2,400 associates at Kmart's headquarters in Troy, Michigan. Pharmacy services are available in 1,152 Kmart stores. Food Service: 307 Kmart stores offer full Little Caesar's Pizza Stations and 863 locations offer Little Caesar's as a part of its menu for a total of 1,070 stores with a food service presence.   Big Kmart - These stores are bigger, brighter and offer big savings, big value, big selection and big convenience.   Big Kmart stores are designed to increase store sales by increasing the frequency of customer visits. The format focuses on three distinct businesses - home fashions, children's apparel and consumables - and features an expanded food area known as the "Pantry."  The layout makes it easier for customers to shop by placing the departments their customers wants to shop near one another, and closer to the front of the store.The average Big Kmart carries nearly 100,000 stock-keeping units (SKU's). Big Kmart stores average between 84,000 to 120,000 sq. ft. in size and employ nearly 120 associates.   Kmart Super Centers - Kmart Super Centers are combination full-service grocery and general merchandise stores. Most Kmart Super Centers operate 24-hours a day and offer special services.   Kmart Super Centers range in size from 140,000 to 190,000 sq. ft. and employ nearly 350 associates. Kmart Super Centers feature in-house bakeries, USDA fresh meats, fresh seafood - delivered daily of course, a full delicatessen and a variety of specialty food kiosks. The average Kmart Super Center carries between 100,000 and 150,000 SKU's. There are currently 60 Kmart Super Centers.   Traditional Kmart Stores - The traditional Kmart store is the one most people recognize.   Traditional Kmart stores average between 80,000 to 110,000 sq. ft. in size and employ about 100 associates.   Kmart stores carry a full selection of general merchandise and include a Pharmacy.   The average Kmart store carries between 60,000 and 80,000 SKU's.


Kohl's Corp.

Symbol:  KSS     Chart

Web Site:

September 2019 Summary: Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) is a leading omnichannel retailer with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl's offers amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and an easy shopping experience in our stores, online at and on Kohl's mobile app. Since its founding, Kohl's has given more than $700 million to support communities nationwide, with a focus on family health and wellness. For a list of store locations or to shop online, visit


November 2004 Description: Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl's is a family-focused, value oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced national brand apparel, shoes, accessories and home products. The company operates 637 stores in 40 states.


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September 2019 Summary: Founded in 1963 by Leslie H. Wexner in Columbus, Ohio, L Brands (NYSE: LB) has evolved from an apparel-based specialty retailer to a segment leader focused on women's intimate and other apparel, personal care, home fragrance and beauty categories representing an aspirational lifestyle that helps make customers feel sexy, bold and powerful. Through Victoria's Secret, Victoria's Secret PINK and Bath & Body Works, L Brands is an international company that operates nearly 3,000 company-owned specialty stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Greater China, and its brands are sold in more than 650 additional franchised locations worldwide. The company's products are also available online at and L Brands recorded sales of $13.2 billion in 2018 and employs more than 80,000 associates.

November 2004 Description
Founded in 1963 with one women's apparel store in Columbus, Ohio, Limited Brands is committed to building a family of the world's best fashion brands to create sustained growth of shareholder value by focusing its time, talent, and capital on the highest return opportunities. Limited Brands continues to simplify its business structure dramatically
through spin-offs, split-offs and sales of businesses. At the same time, the Company has returned more that $6 billion in value to its shareholders over the past seven years. Limited Brands done more than just merge with Intimate Brands and rename the Company
it has radically transformed itself into a worldwide leader in lingerie, personal care and apparel. Today, the business is driven by three value-based levers: capability, talent and a focused portfolio of world-class brands. Today, the Company has more resources and more talent in the business than at any point in its history, and is determined to mobilize its forces against the brands that offer the greatest growth potential. Limited Brands, through Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, Express, Express Men's, Limited Stores, White Barn Candle Co. and Henri Bendel, presently operates over 3,800 specialty stores. Victoria's Secret products are also available through the catalogue and


Men's Wearhouse Inc.

No part of Tailored Brands.

Tailored Brands: TLRD

Web Site:

Investor Relations:

September 2019 Summary: Men's Wearhouse is one of the largest specialty retailer of men's apparel and provider of tuxedo rental products in the United States. Stores carry a full selection of suits, sport coats, sportswear and accessories from top designers, including Joseph Abboud, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Lucky Brand Jeans, as well as exclusive offerings from JOE by Joseph Abboud, AWEARNESS Kenneth Cole and BLACK by Vera Wang.  Tailored Brands: As the leading specialty retailer of men's tailored clothing and largest men's formalwear provider in the U.S. and Canada, Tailored Brands helps men love the way they look for work and special occasions. We serve our customers through an expansive omni-channel network that includes over 1,400 locations in the U.S. and Canada as well as our branded e-commerce websites. Our brands include Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Joseph Abboud, Moores Clothing for Men and K&G. For additional information on Tailored Brands, please visit the Company's websites at,,,,, and


November 2004 Description

The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. - North America's largest specialty retailer of men's tailored clothing and business attire - is in the business of making men look good. The stores carry a full selection of designer, brand name and private label suits, sport coats, dress casual, casual, shoes and accessories. Founded in 1973, the company has expanded to three brands - Men's Wearhouse, K&G and Moores of Canada. The Men's Wearhouse Group reached revenues of $1.27 billion in its 2001 fiscal year. Men's Wearhouse Group is also moving into the women's clothing line in many of its K&G stores.


Mothers Work Inc.


Now Destination Maternity.

Web Site:

Investor Relations:

September 2019 Summary: Destination Maternity is the leading designer and omni-channel retailer of maternity apparel in the United States, with the only nationwide chain of maternity apparel specialty stores, as well as a deep and expansive assortment available through multiple online distribution points, including our three brand-specific websites. As of May 4, 2019, we operate 998 retail locations, including 452 stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, and 546 leased departments located within department stores and baby specialty stores throughout the United States and Canada. We also sell our merchandise on the Internet, primarily through our, and websites. We also sell our merchandise through our Canadian website,, through in the United States, and through websites of certain of our retail partners, including Our 452 stores operate under three retail nameplates: Motherhood Maternity®, A Pea in the Pod® and Destination Maternity®. We also operate 546 leased departments within leading retailers such as Macy's®, buybuy BABY® and Boscov's®. Generally, we are the exclusive maternity apparel provider in our leased department locations.

November 2004 Description
Mothers Work is the leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of maternity fashion in the U.S., with more then 1,100 locations nationwide, owning leading brands including Motherhood Maternity, Mimi Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, Destination Maternity, iMaternity and offers Internet retailing at and by phone ordering. The business operates under four different store concepts offering a full range of great fashions including career, casual, exercise and special occasion maternity wear, as well as nursing fashions. The company philosophy of "giving the customer the fashion she wants, when she wants it" is delivered by utilizing proprietary systems which respond to consumer demand quickly to leverage our vertical integration, world wide sourcing and proprietary "Real Time Retailer" computer systems. Mothers Work was founded by President and COO, Rebecca Matthias in 1982 in the front closet of her Philadelphia home, with an investment of $10,000 of her own savings. Rebecca, a civil engineer and pregnant with her first child was unable to find clothing appropriate for her role in the business world. Since the time of it's initial public offering in March 1993, Mothers Work, Inc. has increased its store base by over 1300%. The company's growth has been a result of the addition of new stores, the acquisition of existing maternity stores, increased sales volume and a great group of employees.

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