Media Relations

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In the News

Designer Brands Recognized for Commitment to Women in Leadership

Designer Brands Recognized for Commitment to Women in Leadership: 2020 Women on Boards Names DBI “Winning W Company” and Forbes Ranks DSW 27th on its 2019 Best Employers for Women List

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Designer Brands MySELF Business Resource Group Empowers Associates and Supports LGBTQ+ Community

Designer Brands recognizes the importance of supporting its associate communities internally, in our hometown of Columbus, Ohio, and beyond. MySELF, DSW’s first Business Resource Group, has actively supported the LGBTQ+ community since its grassroots creation. It’s one of the most vibrant and active BRGs the company and counts many allies in its ranks. This year, the company is celebrating Pride all week culminating in the Columbus Pride parade on June 15, and the NYC Pride March June 30.

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DSW Lights Up CBUS Retail Re-Thought 2019

Leaders from DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse recently presented at CBUS Retail’s Retail Re-Thought Conference in the brand’s hometown – and Midwest retail hub – of Columbus, Ohio.

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DSW's Bookmyer Qualifies for Olympic Trials

DSW's Molly Bookmyer explains how setbacks -- and her DSW family -- have fueled her Olympic dreams.

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Pay Inequality: How to make more money and reach higher levels

Karen Cho, Vice President Human Resources, Designer Brands, discusses how women can ensure that they are getting the raises they deserve, and earn the promotions to the C-suite that their male counterparts continue to dominate. She shares three things women can do to raise their profiles at work, reach new levels, and earn significantly higher salaries over time.

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