Destination Maternity Corporation Company Profile
Destination Maternity Corporation designs and retails maternity apparel. As of January 30, 2016, the company operated 1,815 retail locations, including 536 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico under the Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, and Destination Maternity names; and 1,279 leased department locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, and England. It also operated 193 international franchised locations comprising 25 stand-alone stores in the Middle East, South Korea, Mexico, and Israel; and 168 shop-in-shop locations in South Korea, Mexico, and Israel. The companys Motherhood Maternity brand serves the moderate priced portion of the maternity apparel business with stores located in regional malls, strip and power centers, and central business districts; and A Pea in the Pod brand offers an assortment of designer label maternity pieces with stores located in regional malls, lifestyle centers, and central business districts. Its Destination Maternity stores provide Motherhood Maternity and A Pea in the Pod products; and a line of maternity-related accessories, nursing products, health and fitness products, books, and body and nutritional products located in regional malls and lifestyle centers. The company also sells its merchandise on the Internet through brand-specific Websites, including Motherhood.com and APeaInThePod.com; DestinationMaternity.com; and MotherhoodCanada.ca and Amazon.com Websites. In addition, it provides Two Hearts Maternity by Destination Maternity at Sears stores through a leased department relationship; and Oh Baby by Motherhood collection through a product and license agreement at Kohls stores, as well as through Kohls.com Website. The company was formerly known as Mothers Work, Inc. and changed its name to Destination Maternity Corporation in December 2008. Destination Maternity Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Moorestown, New Jersey.