Designer Brands, Inc., formerly DSW Inc., is a footwear retailer. The Company offers an assortment of brand name dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. The Company operates through two segments: the DSW segment (DSW), which includes DSW stores and dsw.com, and the Affiliated Business Group (ABG) segment. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 501 DSW stores, dsw.com and shoe departments in 288 Stein Mart stores and Steinmart.com, 106 Gordmans stores and Gordmans.com, and one Frugal Fannie's store. DSW separates its merchandise into three primary categories: women's footwear; men's footwear, and accessories and other (which includes kids' footwear). Other primarily includes Ebuys and its investment in Town Shoes. The ABG segment partners with three other retailers to help build and optimize their in-store and online footwear businesses.