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DSW Overview

www.dsw.com
Columbus, OH
10000+ employees
1969
Company - Public (DSW)
Retail
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. DSW operates 431 stores in 42 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as ... Read more

Mission: Great people, deep values, and a whole lot of shoe love. These are the things that make DSW Inc. what it is—a company that has changed what it means to shop for shoes, and defined what it means to truly be a Shoe Lover. Through our values of Passion, Accountability ... Read more

DSW Reviews

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Centennial, CO
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Centennial, CO
    Recommends

    I have been working at DSW part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company culture. Employees are valued and well trained. Very positive work environment.

    Cons

    Can be labor intensive depending on shift.

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DSW Interviews

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in McAllen, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at DSW (McAllen, TX).

    Interview

    Very laid back, asked about customer service. Did a skit on how to help a customer looking for a shoe. Discussed duties of a sales associate and the basic interview questions like strengths, weaknesses, how to deal with angry customers

    Interview Questions

    • How do you deal with a customer who can't find what they're looking for?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQC3P To all of our friends impacted by the recent Macy's downsizing, DSW has opportunities for all levels of management and associates. We continue to open stores and looking for top talent

    Macy's Is Cutting 10,000 Jobs and Closing 63 Stores as Sales Dip Again | Fortune.com

    Macy's is cutting 10,000 jobs and closing 63 stores as sales dip again

  • DSW’s Innovative Approach to Technology and being Relevant in the Omni World of Retail #DSW #Relevant http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQXqd

    How DSW and Infor put design in charge of product strategy

    Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW), the retail powerhouse specializing in name-brand footwear and accessories for women, men, and kids, is on a mission to modernize and transform its shopper experience. To better serve its 'shoe lovers', DSW needed a retail engagement solution that could improve in-store efficiency with mobile software.

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DSW Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Interview 2016, Glass Door, 2016
  • Best Omni-Channel Experience Award, eBay Enterprise Imagine Commerce Conference, 2015
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