Destination Maternity

Type: Company
Name: Destination Maternity
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New Mothercare Boss To Fix Basics…

New Mothercare chief executive says the retailer needs to modernise as it competes with supermarkets for the specialist nursery and infant market.The maternity specialist officially appointed Mark Newton-Jones, who has been in the interim role since March, ... [Published Progressive Preschool - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Today In SA PRO: Monday, July 21

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First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Shares of Destination Maternity Under Pressure, Down 2.1%

One of today's stocks on the move is Destination Maternity (NASDAQ:DEST), down 2.1% to $21.81. The Dow is down 0.4% to 17,037 and the S&P is currently down 0.3% to 1,971. ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

JP Morgan Sec LLC : Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Destination Maternity Corp

12:26 PM: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Destination Maternity Corp ... [Published Investegate - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Destination Maternity: Hunger For Growth Signals Double-Digit Upside

Summary Current DEST merger proposal with U.K.’s Mothercare faces higher uncertainty of benefits due to a changing sentiment of U.S. administration on U.K. tax inversion deals. However, DEST now has the financial firepower to accelerate sales growth, ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 12 reports

Mothercare operations outdated, CEO admits

The new boss of British mother and baby products retailer Mothercare, the subject of bid interest from US group Destination Maternity, said the company operates in an outdated way in its key home market and requires investment. The new boss of British ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Some points to consider When Buying Maternity Wear Brisbane

Pressbox (Press Release) -During the past, women that are pregnant have little choices when it comes to the maternity dresses that they can utilize. As their pregnancy progressed, their own body gets bigger and using really loose maternity clothes doesn't ... [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Destination Maternity Q3 comparable sales down

(MarketLine via COMTEX News Network) -- Destination Maternity Corporation, a maternity apparel retailer, has reported that comparable sales for third quarter of fiscal 2014 decreased 5.3%, compared to a 4.9% increase for the same quarter of fiscal 20 ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mothercare 15-week Sales Decline, Shares Fall - Update

Mothercare Plc (MTC.L) Thursday reported 1.8 percent decrease in sales for the 15 week-period ended July 12. The retailer of mother and baby products noted that as expected, currency devaluation impacted reported retail sales. The shares fell about 10 ... [Published RTTNews.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

FTSE 100 rally to pause on Thursday’s open

London’s blue-chips are expected to pause after Wednesday’s promising rally, even though global markets have enjoyed a notable shift in sentiment.Wall Street marked up a positive close with the Dow Jones rising almost 80 points, 0.45%, last night whilst ... [Published Proactive Investors.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Children’s retailers get ready to open stores at Assembly Row

Photo taken from Motherhood Maternity’s websiteAn ensemble from Motherhood Maternity The operator of Assembly Row said that four major children’s retailers are scheduled to open stores at the new shopping complex in Somerville over the next few months. ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Form 8 (OPD) - Destination Maternity Corporation

FORM 8 (OPD)PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFERRules 8.1 and 8.2 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")1. KEY INFORMATION(a) Identity of the party to the offer making the disclosure:Destination Maternity Corporation ("Destination Mat ... [Published MoneyAM - Jul 16 2014]

Quotes

...its new boss said that he believed the business needs to modernise if it is to make a profit in the future, saying that the specialist multiple: "requires investment in its infrastructure, its stores and its head office systems."
...The window of opportunity may begin closing soon. In a recent note titled " tax inversion setting off alarm bells ", SeekingAlpha reports via WSJ that "Obama administration is calling for new legislation that will limit the benefits for U S companies to reincorporate overseas for tax benefits." More importantly for any deals already complete or under way, the "authorities are still hopeful that a comprehensive tax rewrite can also limit inversions on a retroactive basis.""
"As a result, many of the retail practices are somewhat outdated when we compare ourselves to more modern retailers."
"In the UK , my early observation is that the business needs modernising and requires investment in its infrastructure, its stores and head office systems" he said. "As a result, many of the retail practices need updating, when we compare ourselves to more modern retailers."

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Kellwood Names Marc Babins President Kellwood W... [Published CNBC - Jul 21 2014]
JP Morgan Sec LLC : Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Des... [Published Investegate - Jul 21 2014]
Sunday newspaper round-up: BSkyB, FX inquiry, G... [Published London South East - Jul 20 2014]
Destination Maternity: Hunger For Growth Signal... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 19 2014]
Asia-Pacific maternity apparel market forecast ... [Published Live-PR.com - Jul 18 2014]
Some points to consider When Buying Maternity W... [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Mothercare operations outdated, CEO admits [Published Irish Independent - Jul 18 2014]
Failing Mothercare needs to be reborn [Published Daily Express - Jul 18 2014]
MOTHERCARE : boss demands major modernisation plan [Published 4 Traders - Jul 17 2014]
MOTHERCARE : New Mothercare head aims to overha... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare's UK sales 'stabilise' as US rival h... [Published Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
FTSE LIVE: Worries over new Russian sanctions u... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare needs investment for modernising inf... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 17 2014]
Destination Maternity Q3 comparable sales down [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare Must Change, Boss says [Published Fresh Business Thinking - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare's new boss pledges to modernise busi... [Published This Is Money - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare 'needs to modernise' to become profi... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare must modernise says boss [Published BBC - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare 15-week Sales Decline, Shares Fall -... [Published RTTNews.com - Jul 17 2014]
UPDATE 1-New boss says "outdated" Mothercare ne... [Published CNBC - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare : 15-Week Group Sales Drop As New CE... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare UK like-for-like sales rise [Published BullBearings - Jul 17 2014]
Mothercare's UK business returns to underlying ... [Published London South East - Jul 17 2014]
FTSE 100 rally to pause on Thursday’s open [Published Proactive Investors.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening B... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 10 2014]
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. Europe Is Backsliding.  French manufacturing plummeted 2.3% in May, while output dropped 1.7%, far worse than expectations. Italian industrial output declined 1.2%, the largest drop since November 2012. ...
Destination Maternity Confirms Interest in Moth... [Published Women's Wear Daily - Jul 02 2014]
A combination of the American and British firms would create a global platform for maternity, baby and childrens' businesses. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
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Destination Maternity Rebuffed Twice in Bid for... [Published DealBook - Jul 02 2014]
The deal, if consummated, would mark the latest example of an American company seeking to reincorporate overseas to avoid higher corporate taxes in the United States. ...
Wednesdays's movers - Blinkx, Mothercare, Heren... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jul 02 2014]
After miners helped Footsie make strong gains on Tuesday, it was advancing again today, up around 11 points at the time of writing. But there was less positive reading for video seach engine Blinkx ( LON:BLNX ), whose shares lost around 40% in early ...
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Destination Maternity Reports Sales For Third Q... [Published Financial Services - Jul 10 2014]
Destination Maternity Reports Sales and Provide... [Published Financial Services - Apr 10 2014]
Destination Maternity Declares Increased Quarte... [Published Financial Services - Jan 30 2014]
Destination Maternity Reports 14% Increase In Q... [Published Financial Services - Jan 30 2014]
Jennifer Love Hewitt To Launch Capsule Collecti... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 13 2013]
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