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DSW Shoes Opens Store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear specialty retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on August 28, 2008. The address of the new DSW store is:

  • Mall of Louisiana
    9330 Mall of Louisiana Blvd
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809

The store will be the 1st DSW location in the Baton Rouge area. The 15,000 square foot store will offer hundreds of brands for women and men at great prices.

DSW is for the passionate shoe enthusiast and indulges customers who love to shop. The DSW self-service format allows customers to try on over 2,000 styles of designer dress, casual and athletic shoes.

The location features hardwood floors, brick walls, and accent walls marked with DSW signature phrases. Additional interior accents include modern fixtures, sleek merchandise displays and comfortable seating. All these elements combine to create a remarkable shopping experience.

Customers are also invited to join the award-winning DSW Rewards program and receive certificates toward future DSW purchases, while taking advantage of member-only offers and events.

As one of the nation's fastest growing specialty retailers, DSW is continuously opening new stores across the country. In 2007, DSW opened 37 stores in strategic markets. DSW plans to open at least 30 stores in 2008 and, so far, has opened 21 stores. Additionally, DSW recently launched in response to customers' requests to shop 24 hours, 7 days a week.

DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear specialty retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear for women and men. As of August 21, 2008, DSW operated 277 stores in 37 states and operated an e-commerce site, . DSW also supplied footwear to 384 leased locations in the United States. For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit .

For more information about DSW, please visit .


CONTACT: Austin Barger of DSW Inc., +1-614-872-1094,

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