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DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Announces New Store At 79th & Broadway In Manhattan

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced that its newest store will open on July 21st at 2220 Broadway in New York City. Located on the Upper West Side, this is DSW's third store in Manhattan and the second to open this year.


"We're very excited to announce the opening of our newest Manhattan store," stated Mike MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer, DSW Inc. "With thirteen stores in the New York City metro area, we're quickly becoming the store of choice for an increasing number of Shoe Lovers in the Big Apple."

At over 26,000 square feet, the 79th & Broadway store boasts three floors of selling space, housing over 36,000 pairs of men's and women's shoes as well as accessories. One entire floor will be totally dedicated to men's footwear.

DSW is the destination for savvy shoe lovers everywhere. Customers experience a breathtaking assortment of designer shoes at everyday value prices in a convenient assisted self-select shopping environment. Aisles are filled with the latest trends in women's and men's dress, casual and athletic shoes. In addition, the wedding shop collection features styles for the entire bridal party or any special occasion. For an even larger selection, offers more styles, extended sizes and kids' shoes.

DSW offers a free, award-winning loyalty program, DSW Rewards, where customers earn certificates toward future DSW purchases and receive special member-only offers. Customers can also participate in a lively shoe lover community on Facebook to receive exclusive offers and giveaways, including chances to win free shoes on Facebook each Tuesday, also known as "Free Shoesday."

About DSW Inc.

DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer footwear and accessories for women, men, and kids.  As of July 21, 2012, DSW will operate 337 stores in 41 states, as well as an e-commerce site,, and a mobile website,  DSW also supplies footwear to 343 leased locations in the United States.  For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit Follow DSW on Twitter at and "like" DSW on Facebook at


For further information: Christina Cheng, Director, Investor Relations, DSW Inc., +1-855-893-5691; Investors, Allison Malkin, +1-203-682-8200, or Anne Rakunas, +1-310-954-1113, both of ICR, Inc.
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