Duluth, Minn. -- Ascena Retail Group, parent to the Maurices, DressBarn and Lane Bryant banners, announced the 900th Maurices store opening. The Fresno, Calif., store will officially open later this month, joining 899 other stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Maurices will open 60 new stores by the end of its fiscal year in July 2014. In addition to new store openings, Maurices is remodeling or expanding 80 stores this year.
The company's long-term goal is to reach over 1,200 stores domestically and 100 stores in Canada.
"We're thrilled with the growth of our stores and e-commerce business and the continued demand for Maurices,” said George Goldfarb, president of Maurices.