Designer Brands Investor Center

Designer Brands is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. Our business segments include world-class design and sourcing operations, a robust wholesaling business, and more than 1,000 points of distribution.

Investor FAQ

1. Who is Designer Brands' transfer agent and how does a registered shareholder contact the agent regarding account information?

The transfer agent and registrar of Designer Brands' Class A and Class B Common Shares is Computershare. The telephone number to contact Computershare is 1-800-622-6757.

2. Does Designer Brands expect to pay a dividend?

While it is our intention to pay quarterly cash dividends following Q1 2012, any decision to pay future cash dividends will be made by our Board of Directors and will depend upon our earnings, financial conditions and other factors.

3. Does Designer Brands offer a Direct Stock Purchase (DSP) program?

At this time, Designer Brands does not offer a Direct Stock Purchase program.

4. When is Designer Brands' Annual Shareholders’ Meeting?

We will announce our next meeting date this coming spring 2019.

5. When was the last stock split?

Designer Brands completed a 2:1 stock split on November 4, 2013.

6. What was the closing price of Designer Brands common stock on (specific date)?

You can look up the closing price of Designer Brands common stock using the Historical Price Lookup feature in the Stock Information section of our Investor Relations website.

7. How many associates does Designer Brands have?

Designer Brands employs approximately 12,000 associates in its Columbus campus and Designer Brands stores nationwide.

8. What is the ticker symbol and CUSIP number for Designer Brands common stock?

Designer Brands' Class A common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DBI. Our CUSIP number is 23334L102. Class B Shares are not traded.

9. How can I get a copy of Designer Brands' annual report?

A PDF copy of Designer Brands' Annual Report is available for download from our Investor Relations website.

10. Who are Designer Brands' independent accountants?

Designer Brands' independent public accountants are Deloitte & Touche LLP, Columbus, Ohio.

11. Which analysts currently follow Designer Brands?

You can see a list of the analysts cover Designer Brands by going to the Analyst Coverage section of our Investor Relations website.

12. How do I exchange Class B Shares for Class A Shares?

Holders of Class B Shares may elect to convert their shares to Class A Shares. Please contact your broker at Computershare for specifics on making the exchange. The telephone number to contact Computershare is 1-800-622-6757.

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