Philadelphia-based maternity retail chain Destination Maternity opened its second store in the Dubai Mall in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Destination Maternity carries A Pea in the Pod and Motherhood Maternity brands. The store is the fourth opened though the company’s franchisee Multi Trend, which opened an A Pea in the Pod store and a Motherhood Maternity store in Kuwait in 2009. The Multi Trend opened a Destination Maternity store in the Mirdiff City Center in Dubai in March. Multi Trend, which is a member of the Al Homaizi Group, has a multi-year franchise agreement with Destination Maternity to open Destination Maternity, Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in the Pod and Edamame The Maternity Spa stores in six markets in the Middle East: the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.