DSW Reopens Store In Lawrence, NY After Rebuilding From Hurricane Sandy

   DSW Reopens Store In Lawrence, NY After Rebuilding From Hurricane Sandy

PR Newswire

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 24, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading
branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced that it has reopened its
store in Lawrence, New York after extensive renovations in the wake of
Hurricane Sandy. Although many DSW stores in the path of Hurricane Sandy
closed temporarily, the Lawrence store sustained significant damage, which
necessitated repairs that took over a month to complete. The 18,000-plus
square foot store, located at 345 Rockaway Turnpike, originally opened in
November 2011.

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

Residents in areas affected by Sandy reported widespread devastation in their
communities, and in response, DSW launched a fundraising drive at its stores
in partnership with the Red Cross. In all, $250,000 was raised by DSW
customers, DSW associates and DSW Inc.

"We're thrilled to be able to contribute to the Red Cross in support of the
Hurricane Sandy relief effort," stated Mike MacDonald, President and Chief
Executive Officer, DSW Inc. "This contribution was made possible by the
generosity of our customers and associates, combined with a DSW corporate

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 December 24, 2012, DSW operates 364 stores in 41 states,
the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and operates an e-commerce site,
http://www.dsw.com, and a mobile website, http://m.dsw.com. DSW also supplies
footwear to 346 leased locations in the United States under the Affiliated
Business Group. 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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