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Yellow Box Footwear Announces First Store Opening in Scottsdale, Arizona

COLUMBUS, Ohio and BREA, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Affiliated Business Group (ABG), a division of DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) and Yellow Box Corporation, announced the opening of its first Yellow Box Footwear retail store in Arizona on December 12. Yellow Box Footwear will host a grand opening event December 13–14 at the new Kierland Commons store located at 15004 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.

Yellow Box Footwear offers exceptional style and quality in every shoe, and their technology turns bejeweled crystals, embellishments, and trend details into fashion footwear for everyday wear.  Yellow Box stores also offer exclusive styles before they are sold in other retailers to allow customers to feel intimately connected to the brand.

"We are very excited to debut our first Scottsdale Yellow Box Footwear store in Kierland Commons. Yellow Box is a proven women's footwear brand with a strong positioning in the marketplace. Customers will have a new opportunity to experience Yellow Box's unique brand of fun and fashionable footwear within an incredible retail setting," said Affiliated Business Group's SVP and General Manager Christopher Lanning.

About Yellow Box  

Founded in 1998, Yellow Box Footwear introduced a line of shoes with a vision of quality and creative styling.  From a modest beginning, Yellow Box started with a collection of playful sandals.  Since then, Yellow Box has garnered a loyal fan base of women and girls alike.  Loyal Yellow Box consumers value quality in fashionable design along with comfort and affordability.  Over the years, Yellow Box's line of products has grown to encompass a wide range of sandals, flats, heels, booties, and boots.  From flirty and fun styles to casual elegance, Yellow Box shoes align with sensible design appropriate for every lifestyle.  Shop Yellow Box Footwear by visiting one of our new store locations or visit

About Affiliated Business Group  

A division of DSW Inc., ABG partners with multi-category retailers and wholesale companies in the development of strategies, leased businesses, new concepts and business models designed to optimize sales and profits through branded shoe assortments and retail experiences.  To learn more, contact ABG's New Business Development team at

About DSW Inc.

DSW Inc. is a leading footwear and accessories retailer that operates Designer Shoe Warehouse stores with 431 locations in the U.S. and two stores in Canada. To learn more about DSW Inc., visit

SOURCE DSW Inc. and Yellow Box

For further information: Brittany Johnson, ABG Marketing Specialist, or Christina Cheng, Senior Director, Investor Relations,
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