DSW opens new stores in Harlem & the Bronx

                  DSW opens new stores in Harlem & the Bronx

PR Newswire

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 7, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading
branded footwear and accessories retailer, announces the opening of two new
stores this fall in New York City. DSW opens its Harlem store on 125^th Street
on Friday, October 11 and its new Bronx location at Bay Plaza on Thursday,
October 31.

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To celebrate the new location in Harlem, DSW is hosting a grand opening
celebration featuring footwear legend Steve Madden and music icon Keyshia
Cole. Guests who attend get to meet the pair and anyone who makes a purchase
during the event will receive a free copy of DSW's new book, Do You Speak Shoe
Lover? The event takes place Thursday, October 17^th from 6–8 p.m.

"We are thrilled with our customer response to our new stores," stated Mike
MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer, DSW Inc. "With the opening
of our stores in Harlem and the Bronx, we will bring our breathtaking
assortment, simple convenience and incredible everyday value to even more shoe
lovers in New York."

With two shopping floors and over 27,000 square feet, the Harlem store carries
thousands of pairs of men's andwomen's shoesas well as accessories. The new
store in the Bronx will feature 20,000 square feet and over 25,000 pairs of
shoes. Many footwear styles are only in those stores and exclusive to
Manhattan. The new locations bolster DSW's presence in New York City when
combined with existing locations at 14^th Street/Union Square, 34^th Street,
and the Upper West Side. DSW is the destination for savvy Shoe Lovers
everywhere. Customers experience a breathtaking assortment ofdesigner
shoes,boots, andsandalsat everyday value prices in a convenient assisted
self-select shopping environment. Aisles are filled with the latest trends in
men's andwomen's shoesgiving Shoe Lovers a staggering amount of choices.
From casual and athletic shoes to top-branddress shoes, DSW is the ultimate
destination for anyone who loves fashion and the excitement of finding the
perfect shoe. For an even larger selection, dsw.com offers more styles, luxury
brands, extended sizes andkids' shoes.

DSW Rewards is a free, award-winning loyalty program in which 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
freeshoeson Facebook each Tuesday, also known as "Free Shoesday".

About DSW Inc.
DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear,handbag and accessoriesretailer that
offers a wide selection of brand name and designer fashion for women, men, and
kids. As ofOctober 11^, 2013, DSW operates 390 stores in 42 states,
theDistrict of ColumbiaandPuerto Rico, and operates an e-commerce
site,http://www.dsw.com, and a mobile website,http://m.dsw.com. DSW also
supplies footwear to 354 leased locations inthe United Statesunder the
Affiliated Business Group. For store locations and additional information
about DSW, visithttp://www.dswinc.com. Follow DSW on Twitter
athttp://twitter.com/DSWShoeLoversand like DSW on Facebook
athttp://www.facebook.com/DSW.

SOURCE DSW Inc.

Website: http://www.DSWinc.com
Contact: Company Contact: DSW Inc. - Christina Cheng, Director, Investor
Relations, (855) 893-5691, or Media Contact: Brinley Turner, (310) 804-9990