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810 DSW Drive

Columbus, OH 43219

United States

Phone: 614-237-7100

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DSW Inc. operates as a branded footwear and accessories specialty retailer in the United States. As of October 3, 2013, the company operated 394 stores in 42 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and operates an e-commerce site and a mobile Website. The company offers an assortment of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear for women and men, as well as accessories through its DSW stores and on dsw.com. It also offers kids' shoes exclusively on dsw.com. The company’s DSW stores average approximately 22,000 square feet and carry approximately 23,000 pairs of shoes. Product Offerings DSW stores and dsw.com sell an assortment of brand name, designer and private brand merchandise. The company purchases directly from approximately 500 domestic and foreign vendors, primarily in-season footwear found in specialty and department stores and branded make-ups (shoes made exclusively for a retailer), with the assortment at each store geared toward the particular demographics of the location. A typical DSW store carries approximately 24,000 pairs of shoes in approximately 1,600 styles. The company also offers a complementary assortment of handbags, hosiery and other accessories. Affiliated Business Group The company operates shoe departments for three retailers. The company has renewable supply agreements to merchandise the shoe departments in Stein Mart, Inc., Gordmans Stores, Inc., and Frugal Fannie’s Fashion Warehouse stores through December 2014, January 2016 and April 2017, respectively. The company’s affiliated business partners provide the sales associates and retail space. As of February 2, 2014, the company supplied merchandise to 262 Stein Mart stores, 93 Gordmans stores and 1 Frugal Fannie’s store. Intellectual Property The company has registered a number of trademarks, service marks and domain names in the United States and internationally, including DSW, DSW Shoe Warehouse and DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse. Seasonality The company’s business is subject to seasonal merchandise trends when its customers’ interest in new seasonal styles increases. New spring styles are primarily introduced in the first quarter, and new fall styles are primarily introduced in the third quarter. Unlike many other retailers, the company has not traditionally experienced a significant increase in net sales during its fourth quarter associated with the winter holiday season. Significant Events DSW Inc. Announces to Open New Store in Manhasset, New York on May 15, 2014. History DSW Inc. was founded in 1917.

 

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Price/Cash Flow 18.2x
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