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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced that its newest store will open on October 11th at 3100 14th Street NW in Washington, D.C. Located in the neighborhood of Columbia Heights, this is DSW's 15th store in the metro D.C. area, but just the first to open within D.C. proper.
At over 20,000 square feet, the Columbia Heights store contains two floors of selling space, housing over 28,000 pairs of men's and women's shoes as well as accessories. On October 25th, another DSW store is scheduled to open at 5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW in the neighborhood of Friendship Heights.
"We're very excited to announce the opening of our 15th store in the D.C. area," stated Mike MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer, DSW Inc. "And with our 16th store opening just a few weeks later, Washington is quickly becoming the nation's capital for shoe love, too."
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 women's and men's dress, casual, and athletic shoes. In addition, The Wedding Shop collection features styles for the entire bridal party or any special occasion. 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 9, 2012, DSW operated 352 stores in 41 states 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 http://www.facebook.com/DSW.
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