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August 21, 2012 8:30 am ET
Michael MacDonald – President, Chief Executive Officer
Douglas Probst – Chief Financial Officer
Christina Cheng – Director, Investor Relations
Steve Marotta – CL King & Associates
Mark Montagna – Avondale Partners
Chris Svezia – Susquehanna Financial Group
Camilo Lyon – Canaccord Genuity
Scott Krasik – BB&T Capital Markets
Jane Thorn Leeson – Keybanc
Jeff VanSinderen – B. Riley & Co.
David Mann – Johnson Rice
Patrick McKeever – MKM Partners
Danielle McCoy – Brean Murray
Good day and welcome to the DSW Incorporated Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings conference call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode. Should you need assistance, please signal a conference specialist by pressing the star key followed by zero. After today’s presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. To ask a question, you may press star then one on your touchtone phone. To withdraw your question, please press star then two. Please note this event is being recorded.
I would now like to turn the conference over to Ms. Christina Cheng, Director of Investor Relations. Ms. Cheng, the floor is yours, ma’am.
Thank you. Good morning and welcome to DSW’s second quarter conference call. Please note that the various remarks made about the future expectations, plans and prospects of the Company constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by those forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including those listed in today’s press release and in DSW’s public filings with the SEC.