Ascena Retail Group, Inc. Announces Participation In Goldman Sachs 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ - ASNA), today announces that it will be presenting at Goldman Sachs 19 th Annual Global Retailing Conference to be held at The Plaza Hotel in New York, NY on September 6, 2012 at 2:35 p.m.

The Ascena Retail Group investor presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed at http://www.ascenaretail.com.

About Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. is a leading national specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls, operating through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Justice, Lane Bryant, the dressbarn, maurices, and Catherines brands. The Company operates through its subsidiaries approximately 3,800 stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.

For more information, visit www.ascenaretail.com, www.shopjustice.com. www.lanebryant.com, www.cacique.com, www.dressbarn.com, www.maurices.com, and www.catherines.com.

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