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DSW Announces 21 New Stores to Open Fall 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of 21 new stores nationwide this fall.

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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 perfect price," said Valara Gee, Vice President of Stores

DSW has on average 25,000 pairs of designer and name brand shoes in each location. Customers will find a large selection of the latest fall trends in footwear at an extraordinary value. For women, sneakers, athletic shoes, boots, and pumps line the aisles. For men, oxfords, boots, sneakers, 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 bags, scarves, jewelry, socks, and more. In more than 200 stores, plus the new stores opening this fall, customers can find an assortment of kid styles like sneakers, dress shoes, and boots from their favorite brands. For an even larger selection, offers more styles, luxury brands, wide width shoes, and more.

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 order online from and use In-Store Pick-up to get their shoes quickly at their local DSW store. And customers can always access the full assortment at DSW through

The 21 new stores will open in the following cities nationwide August–October:

Salinas, CA
Silverdale, WA
Mishawaka, IN
White Marsh, MD
Holland, OH
Warren, MI
Albuquerque, NM
Katy, TX
Port St. Lucie, FL
Owings Mills, MD
Savannah, GA
Euless, TX
Chino, CA
Round Rock, TX
Trexlertown, PA
Wichita, KS
Holmdel, NJ
Stamford, CT
East Brunswick, NJ
Pittsburgh, PA
Brookfield, WI

About DSW Inc.
DSW Inc. is a leading branded shoes and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer shoes and accessories for women, men, and kids. As of August 22, 2016 DSW operates 482 stores in 42 states and operates an e-commerce site,, and a mobile website, DSW also supplies footwear to 385 leased locations in the United States. DSW offers a free, award-winning loyalty program, DSW Rewards, where customers earn certificates toward future DSW purchases and receive special member-only offers.

For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit Follow DSW on Twitter at, "like" DSW on Facebook at and @dswshoelovers on Instagram.

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