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DSW Announces 22 New Stores to Open Fall 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of 22 new stores this fall.  The DSW store locations will be nationwide, including the opening of six stores in new markets.

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"Opening 22 new stores is exciting for us, especially during the fall season when we have such an extensive boot assortment to showcase. Expanding our store base allows us to grow our footprint in areas we already call home, while also bringing DSW stores and the DSW brand to areas where our customers have been anticipating our arrival." — Carrie McDermott, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of DSW

DSW is the place for customers who know that shoes say a lot about their unique style and personality. With approximately 25,000 pairs of designer and name brand shoes in each location, shoppers will experience the latest fall trends in men's and women's footwear at extraordinary prices. From men's boots and oxfords to women's boots and pumps, the selection is endless. Aisles will also be filled with the latest trends in men's and women's accessories. For an even larger selection, offers more styles, luxury brands, wide width shoes, and a full assortment of kids' shoes.

The 22 new stores will open in the following cities nationwide August–November:

Waco, Texas
North Wales, Pennsylvania
Oswego, Illinois
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

Newport News, Virginia
McHenry, Illinois
Thousand Oaks, California
Orem, Utah
Lincoln, Nebraska
Allen Park, Michigan
Johnson City, Tennessee 
Mission Viejo, California

San Leandro, California
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Highland Village, Texas
Holly Spring, North Carolina
Jantzen Beach, Oregon
Puyallup, Washington
Guilford, Connecticut
Leesburg, Virginia
Clackamas, Oregon

Joliet, Illinois

About DSW Inc.

As of August 12, 2015, DSW operates 449 stores in 42 states and operates an ecommerce site,, a mobile site,, and an interactive mobile app. DSW also supplies footwear to 374 locations in the United States.

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For further information: For further information: Kris Kraner, Public Relations,; Christina Cheng, Senior Director, Investor Relations,
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