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Destination Maternity Corporation Announces Motherhood Maternity Honored as ‘Best Maternity Brand’ by What to Expect

MOORESTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2018-- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq:DEST) proudly announced today that Motherhood Maternity was voted Best Maternity Brand by What to Expect, the world’s best known and most trusted pregnancy and parenting brand, as part of their annual What to Expect Awards. Destination Maternity’s Motherhood brand was recognized for its expansive on-trend fashion assortment, knowledgeable sales associates and quality merchandise offered at an affordable value.

The What to Expect Awards honor the products that moms, dads and moms2be swear by, based on the votes and nominations of parents who have been there, bought that. This year over [150,000] readers voted for their favorite brands, overwhelmingly recognizing Motherhood Maternity as the Best Maternity Brand.

Marla Ryan, CEO of Destination Maternity commented, “We are extremely honored to have Motherhood Maternity be recognized as Best Maternity Brand as part of the 2018 What to Expect Awards. To be selected by What to Expect’s vast community of moms, dads and moms2be further validates the quality and strength of the Motherhood Maternity brand, which strives to keep new moms and moms2be comfortable and stylish throughout their entire pregnancy and beyond.”

What To Expect is based on the best-selling What To Expect book series. They are a leading independent pregnancy and parenting site to provide its audience with expert, authoritative, trustworthy and evidence-based health information derived from a credible, medically reviewed publication.

About Destination Maternity

Destination Maternity Corporation is the world's largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel. As of August 4, 2018, Destination Maternity operates 1,114 retail locations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, including 480 stores, predominantly under the trade names Motherhood Maternity®, A Pea in the Pod® and Destination Maternity®, and 634 leased department locations. The Company also sells merchandise on the web primarily through its brand-specific websites, and, as well as through its website. Destination Maternity has international store franchise and product supply relationships in the Middle East, South Korea, Mexico, Israel and India. As of August 4, 2018, Destination Maternity has 188 international franchised locations, including 11 standalone stores operated under one of the Company's nameplates and 177 shop-in-shop locations.

Source: Destination Maternity Corporation

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