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Meet Julie Eckert: Senior Manager, Product Services and Marketing Operations at DSW

Julie Eckert juggles dozens of details every day as senior manager of product services and marketing operations for DSW. She joined the company in April 2011 as a product photographer, and today she manages the photo studio, as well as the marketing operations team, which includes traffic and print production. Learn about Julie, her unique job and how her personal passion led to a great career.

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MySole’s Passion Drives Results for the African American Male Wellness Initiative

Designer Brands’ MySole business resource group has an important mission: To build an awareness of the uniqueness of black culture to attract, educate and include diversity among associates, leaders, and customers. Jeff Girard, SVP Distribution and Logistics for Designer Brands, serves as the executive sponsor to this incredibly talented, passionate group of associates, and shares their story.

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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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