DSW Designer Shoes Continues Canadian Store Expansion

Popular off-price footwear retailer DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse is continuing with its Canadian expansion with up to 50 locations.

Popular off-price footwear retailer DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse is continuing with its store expansion, after it entered Canada last year by acquiring the majority interest of Canadian retailer Town Shoes. Last week we interviewed DSW Canada CEO Bruce Dinan at the opening of the retailer’s 10th Canadian location at Sherwood Park Mall outside of Edmonton. Mr. Dinan revealed that the company plans to open up to 50 Canadian stores over the next several years, and that DSW’s search for real estate has become easier since Target exited Canada last winter.

DSW’s Sherwood Park Mall location is currently the chain’s smallest Canadian store. While most locations are in the 20,000 to 22,000 square foot range, Sherwood Park’s DSW measures just under 15,000 square feet…

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