DULUTH, MN--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2015) - maurices, a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA), announces that on Thanksgiving Day they will close the majority* of their retail stores so that employees can be home with their families.

Maurices is the fashion leader for the North American woman, bringing on-trend fashion at an incredible value in a high-service environment. This season they are promoting gifts for everyone in her life with prices for every budget -- offering exciting value throughout the holiday season.

"One of our core values at maurices is putting people first, and we believe closing our stores on Thanksgiving Day sends a powerful message of support to our employees, our customers and the communities we serve," says George Goldfarb, maurices President and CEO.

Neil McPhail, SVP of Stores, adds, "This means our customers can celebrate knowing they're not missing a sale -- we'll be back for Black Friday and will offer great deals all season."

The maurices community will share what they're thankful for this holiday season on Instagram and Twitter and at http://maurices.tumblr.com with posts tagged #givethanks.

Maurices.com is open 24/7.

about maurices

maurices, headquartered in Duluth, MN, is a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA), which includes maurices, Catherines, dressbarn, Justice, Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor and LOFT.

maurices is the fashion store for women who embrace who they are and want to express their unique style. We offer real style for real lives, in sizes 1-24. maurices, a multi-channel retailer, currently operates 955 stores in 46 states and Canada. www.maurices.com

* maurices is closing the bulk of its chain this year with the exception of store locations where the landlord requires to be open. Maurices.com is open 24/7.

Contact Information:

Sarah Clark
p. 805.448.6981