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Important Message from CEO Roger Rawlins

A message from DBI CEO Roger Rawlins to associates, shared July 30, 2020

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Listening Leads to Action, Action Leads to Change

Designer Brands CEO Roger Rawlins published his perspective on the necessity of social change following the May 2020 killing of George Floyd and resulting protests.

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A Message from CEO Roger Rawlins on Recent Protests

Protests across our country grew larger and more widespread this weekend, including in our company’s hometown of Columbus, Ohio. Designer Brands CEO Roger Rawlins shares his perspective.

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DSW Commercial Emphasizes Safety Precautions

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse 's TV commercial demonstrates the ways our stores are keeping customers and associates safe as locations reopen. This spot even features real associates from our Strongsville, Ohio, DSW!

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A Message from CEO Roger Rawlins: Our Re-Opening Plans

As state governments begin to lift shelter-in-place and other quarantine restrictions on local businesses, we are planning to re-open our stores. Recovery isn’t about flipping a switch and returning to “business as usual." The pandemic has had a profound impact on our customers, our associates and our communities. It's a reminder that it's not about the shoes, but the people wearing the shoes. Now, we'll look to the future and adapt our stores and our business in a way that allows us not just to survive, but to thrive.

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