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Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASNA) and dressbarn to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Mar. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASNA) and dressbarn will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. On March 4th, dressbarn is launching DRESSBAR, a unique digital and store shopping experience, including exclusive designer collaborations. A DRESSBAR free-standing, pop-up store plans to open in lower Manhattan at 102 Fifth Avenue (at 15th Street) on March 5th for three months.

In honor of the occasion, Jeff Gerstel, President of dressbarn and Roslyn S. Jaffe, Founder of dressbarn will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. Media Contact:

Marybeth Riley
(551) 777-6780
Marybeth.riley@ascenaretail.com

Linda Gaunt Communications:
Lesley Langsam
(212) 810-2894
lesley@lindagaunt.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASNA):

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASNA) is a leading specialty retailer offering clothing, shoes, and accessories for missy and plus-size women under the Lane Bryant, Cacique, maurices, dressbarn and Catherines brands; and for tween girls under the Justice brand. Ascena Retail Group, Inc. operates through its subsidiaries approximately 3,900 stores throughout the United States and Canada.

For more information about Ascena Retail Group, Inc. and its brands, visit www.ascenaretail.com, www.lanebryant.com, www.maurices.com, www.dressbarn.com, www.catherines.com, www.cacique.com, www.shopjustice.com.

About DRESSBAR:

DRESSBAR.COM offers an interactive experience that differentiates itself in the value channel segment, serving customers a curated dress assortment for every special moment in their life. The site also allows consumers to shop by occasions and feelings.

Noted fashion designers Carmen Marc Valvo, Heidi Weisel, Michael Smaldone of Adrianna Papell and accessory designers Celeste and Satu Greenberg of Tuleste were chosen to exclusively design for DRESSBAR’s first collection.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $9.1 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.