DSW's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results- Earnings Call Transcript

DSW Inc. (DSW)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 21, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

Michael MacDonald – President, Chief Executive Officer

Douglas Probst – Chief Financial Officer

Christina Cheng – Director, Investor Relations

Analysts

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

Presentation

Operator

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.

Christina Cheng

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.

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