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DSW Announces 14 New Stores to Open Spring 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of 14 new stores nationwide this spring.

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"New store growth is an important and exciting piece of the DSW formula. It allows us to bring the brand to more communities and build relationships with new customers. More stores also enable us to provide additional customers with immediate access to our full assortment. We look forward to engaging with these new customers and helping them find the perfect shoe at the prefect price," said Valara Gee, Vice President Stores

With an average 25,000 pairs of name brand and designer shoes in each DSW store location, customers will find a large selection of the latest spring trends in footwear at an extraordinary value. For women, sneakers, running shoes, sandals, boots and high heels line the aisles. For men, oxfords, slip-ons, sandals, boat shoes, and athletic shoes are available in many brands and styles. Each store will also have an impressive assortment of men's and women's accessories like handbags, scarves, jewelry, socks, and more. For an even larger selection, offers more styles, luxury designer brands, wide width shoes, and a full assortment of kids' shoes.

Customers will enjoy the low pressure of self-service shopping, but DSW associates are always ready to assist in finding more styles, sizes, and colors. For those who prefer to shop at home, customers can now order online from and use In-Store Pick-up to get their shoes quickly at their local DSW store.

The 14 new stores will open in the following cities nationwide March–May:

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Visalia, California
Westminster, Maryland
Chesterfield, Michigan
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Suffolk, Virginia
Richmond, Virginia
Kingston, New York
Strongsville, Ohio
Salinas, California
Dulles, Virginia
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Memphis, Tennessee
Fairfield, Connecticut

About DSW Inc.

As of February 22, 2016 DSW operates 468 stores in 42 states and operates an ecommerce site,, and a mobile site, DSW also supplies footwear to 384 locations in the United States.

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

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