E. Maurice Labovitz opened his women’s clothing store back in 1931, he named it after someone with distinction and taste—himself. This little shop spread from its hometown of Duluth, Minnesota to 921 stores throughout the United States and Canada. Now part of The Ascena Group, Maurices landed a spot on Forbes.com as one of the Top 10 Best Employers in Retail in 2011.
Maurices stylized as maurices, is an American women's clothing retail chain based in Duluth, Minnesota. Founded in 1931 in Duluth, the chain comprises more than 1,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada, primarily located in shopping malls and smaller towns.