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DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Expands Overseas
Opens First Warehouse in Oman

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of its first warehouse in Oman.  The new warehouse located at the Muscat Grand Mall marks the first expansion of DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse outside North America.

Designer Shoe Warehouse Opens First Store in Oman

Customers will find a breathtaking assortment of sandals, dress, casual, athletic footwear and accessories for the entire family, from brands like Nike, Adidas, Aldo, Birkenstock, TOMs, Franco Sarto, at compelling values, every day. DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse offers a convenient, self-service environment,  powered by an industry-leading, digital platform that provides customers access to thousands of choices across entire network.  Visitors will discover a retail experience designed to feature exciting product stories and fuel countless opportunities for self-expression.

Simon Nankervis, Chief Commercial Officer for DSW Inc. stated, "We are excited to create the largest footwear retail destination in the region. We are extremely pleased with the initial customer reaction to our first store in the region. We look forward to working together with Apparel Group, our franchise partner in the region, to introduce our brand to new customers and additional markets over the next five years."

About DSW Inc.
DSW Inc. is a leading branded shoes and accessories retailer offering a wide selection of brand name and designer shoes and accessories for women, men, and kids. Founded in Columbus, Ohio, DSW Inc. serves customers at over 1,000 owned, leased and partnered locations in North America.

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About Apparel Group:
Apparel Group is a global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate residing at the crossroads of the modern economy – Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Today, Apparel Group caters to thousands of eager shoppers through 65 international brands that it represents, with 13,000 multi-cultural staff serving 1,300+ stores spread over four continents. The Dubai-based multi-retail conglomerate that began with just one brand in 1999 and now operates 1,750 locations throughout the region.

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