NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AnnTaylor Stores Corporation (NYSE: ANN), a strong supporter in the fight against breast cancer, will be stepping up its support of women around the world this October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with the nationwide sale of its ANN Cares Card in- store and on-line.
ANN Cares Cards will be available from September 30, 2007 through October 31, 2007 and will entitle cardholders to discounts at Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor LOFT and Ann Taylor Factory stores through December 31, 2007. The Company will donate 85% of the proceeds from the sale of the cards to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation(R).
Ann Taylor President and CEO Kay Krill stated, "Ann Taylor has always been a strong supporter of women and we are especially proud of our program this year, which steps up our effort in the important fight against breast cancer. Women and the causes that are most important to them are at the heart of our ANN Cares program, and we are joining forces with our clients to contribute to this cause and to make a difference in finding a cure."
To learn more about the Company's ANN Cares program or the ANN Cares Card, visit the Company on-line at http://www.anncares.com. To learn more about The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, go to http://www.bcrfcure.org.
Ann Taylor is one of the country's leading women's specialty retailers, operating 887 stores in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and Online Stores at http://www.anntaylor.com and http://www.anntaylorLOFT.com as of August 4, 2007.
|SOURCE Ann Taylor Stores Corporation|
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