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
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
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,
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
, 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 donation."
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 operates an e-commerce site,
, and a mobile website,
. 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
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