DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Announces New Store In Washington, D.C.

     DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Announces New Store In Washington, D.C.

PR Newswire

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading
branded footwear and accessories retailer, is pleased to announce the opening
of its newest store today in the Friendship Heights neighborhood of
Washington, D.C. at 5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW. At over 23,000 square feet, the
Friendship Heights store contains two floors of shopping space, housing over
28,000 pairs of men's and women's shoes as well as accessories.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100325/DSWLOGO2-b )

The new location in Friendship Heights marks the 16^th store for DSW in the
D.C. metro area, and the second to open within D.C. proper just in the past
few weeks. DSW opened its first store inside D.C. proper on October 11^th at
3100 14^th Street NW in Columbia Heights.

"We are thrilled to open two new stores back-to-back in D.C.," stated Mike
MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer, DSW Inc. "Our rapid growth
in this market is a result of D.C. Shoe Lovers consistently picking DSW as
their favorite place for shoes."

DSW is the destination for savvy Shoe Lovers everywhere. Customers experience
a breathtaking assortment of designer shoes and boots at everyday value prices
in a convenient assisted self-select shopping environment. Aisles are filled
with the latest trends in men's and women's shoes giving Shoe Lovers a
staggering amount of choices. From casual and athletic shoes, to top-brand
dress shoes, DSW is the ultimate destination for anyone who loves fashion and
the excitement of finding the perfect shoe. Have a big event to attend? DSW's
wedding shop collection features styles for the entire bridal party or any
special occasion. And, for an even larger selection, dsw.com offers more
styles, luxury brands, extended sizes and kids' shoes.

DSW offers a free, award-winning loyalty program, DSW Rewards, where customers
earn certificates toward future DSW purchases and receive special member-only
offers. Customers can also participate in a lively Shoe Lover community on
Facebook to receive exclusive offers and giveaways, including chances to win
free shoes on Facebook each Tuesday, also known as "Free Shoesday."

About DSW Inc.

DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer that offers a
wide selection of brand name and designer footwear and accessories for women,
men, and kids. As of October 25, 2012, DSW operated 363 stores in 41 states,
the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and operated an e-commerce site,
http://www.dsw.com, and a mobile website, http://m.dsw.com. DSW also supplied
footwear to 344 leased locations in the United States. For store locations
and additional information about DSW, visit http://www.dswinc.com. Follow DSW
on Twitter at http://twitter.com/DSWShoeLovers and "like" DSW on Facebook at


Website: http://www.DSWinc.com
Contact: Christina Cheng, DSW Inc., Director, Investor Relations,
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