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DSW Announces 19 New Stores To Open Spring 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of 19 new stores this spring. The locations will be nationwide, including 12 new markets.

Breathtaking assortment, incredible value and simple convenience under one roof

"We are pleased to grow our footprint in cities DSW already calls home, while also expanding to new areas of the country. Opening 19 stores this season and more throughout 2015 is absolutely thrilling for our brand. We look forward to meeting new customers and engaging with our loyal Rewards members at each store opening." — Carrie McDermott, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of DSW

The national footwear retailer will continue to grow throughout 2015, with plans to open 35 stores this year. An average DSW store offers approximately 25,000 pairs of designer and name brand shoes, with a wide selection of the latest spring trends in dress, athletic, and casual styles for men and women. DSW also carries handbags, jewelry, and other accessories, in addition to kids' shoes on

The 19 new stores will open in the following cities nationwide March–May:

Tyler, Texas
Chicago, Illinois
Sarasota, Florida
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Mequon, Wisconsin

Northbrook, Illinois
York, Pennsylvania
Millbury, Massachusetts
Vestal, New York
Kennewick, Washington
Alexandria, Virginia
Racine, Wisconsin
Bakersfield, California
Rockford, Illinois
Ithaca, New York
Bellingham, Washington
Jeffersonville, Ohio
Flint, Michigan

West Babylon, New York

DSW is the place for customers who know that shoes say a lot about their unique style and personality. Shoppers experience a vast assortment of designer shoes, from sandals and sneakers to pumps and oxfords, at extraordinary prices in a low-pressure, self-service shopping environment. Aisles are filled with the latest trends in men's and women's shoes, accessories, and even kids' shoes in select stores. For an even larger selection, offers more styles, luxury brands, wide widths, and a full assortment of kids' shoes.

DSW Rewards is a free, award-winning loyalty program in which customers earn certificates toward future purchases and receive special member-only offers. Customers can also visit DSW's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social channels for style inspiration, DSW news, and the chance to win free shoes and other prizes.

About DSW Inc.

As of March 18, 2015, DSW operates 433 stores in 42 states and operated an ecommerce site,, a mobile site,, and an interactive mobile app. DSW also supplies footwear to 375 locations in the United States.

For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit Follow DSW on the blog at, on Facebook at, on Instagram at, and on Twitter at

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For further information: Company Contacts: Kris Kraner, Public Relations,; Christina Cheng, Director, Investor Relations, (855) 893-5691,
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