DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

Q&A with Mary Turner, President of DSW/Designer Brands Canada

This is the first of a series where Retail Insider interviews Canadian retail leaders to discuss what's happening and what's to come at an unprecedented time.

DSW Canada Announces 1st-Ever Profitable Q1 as it Launches Loyalty Initiatives

The US footwear behemoth ‘DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse’ says that it turned a first-quarter profit for the first time since entering Canada five years ago, as it launches a new loyalty program to further grow its operations and gain market share.

BRIEF: Decathlon to Open Ottawa Location, J.Crew Closes Store, GRAIL Shoe Concept Shuttered

Other News: Richemont Opens Montblanc and Vacheron Constantin in Vancouver, Rudsak Opens Concept Store, Dior Opens 1st Canadian Fragrance Boutique, First Ballet School to Open in a Canadian Mall, Amazon Announces Significant Retail Successes in Canada.

DSW Inc. Changes Name as it Maps Out 3-Year Canadian Expansion

The US-based company has announced a shift in strategy that includes a new name, rewards programs, website, and plans to open more stores in Canada in strategic locations. We spoke to the president of the Canadian division about the closure of Town Shoes as well.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Launches Unique Shop-in-Stores

The popular large-format footwear retailer is differentiating its Canadian stores as it prepares to wind-down the Town Shoes Chain.

DSW to Shutter Town Shoes Chain of Stores

The shocking announcement will result in the closure of the iconic Canadian footwear chain, and will be an issue for some landlords already dealing with excessive mall vacancies.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Announces 3 Spring 2018 Canadian Store Openings

One of the locations is in a soon-to-open outlet centre that’s been secretive about its tenant mix.

DSW Designer Shoes Continues Canadian Store Expansion

We spoke with its Canadian CEO, who revealed that the retailer is having an easier time negotiating for new store real estate now that Target has exited Canada.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Reveals 6 New Canadian Locations

This brings DSW's Canadian store count up to 12 -- well on its way to a goal of 40 to 50 Canadian locations.

List of International Retailers that Entered Canada in 2014

The following is a list of international retailers which entered the Canadian market in 2014, including links to our articles discussing each of them.
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