Designer Brands Inc. is a designer, producer and retailer of footwear brands and accessories. The Company operates through three segments: the U.S. Retail segment, the Canada Retail segment, and the Brand Portfolio segment. The U.S. Retail segment operates the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) banner through its direct-to-consumer United States stores and e-commerce site. The Canada Retail segment operates The Shoe Company and DSW banners through its direct-to-consumer Canada stores and e-commerce sites. The Brand Portfolio segment is engaged in sale of wholesale products to retailers and international distributors; commissions for serving retailers as the design and buying agent for products under private labels; and the sale of branded products through its direct-to-consumer e-commerce sites at www.vincecamuto.com and www.topoathletic.com. Its Keds business designs, sources, and sells branded footwear. The Company’s Topo business designs specialty athletic footwear.