DSW Q2 sales beat Street; on track to open 27 stores in second half

Columbus, Ohio -- DSW Inc. reported Tuesday that adjusted net income for the quarter ended July 28 dipped to $30.1 million, from $33.7 million last year. Revenue rose 7.5% to $512.2 million, beating the $510.9 million expected by Wall Street.

Same-store sales increased 4.2% in the quarter, compared with a 12.3% increase in the same period last year.

CEO Mike MacDonald told analysts that performance thus far is on track with annual earnings targets and that DSW is on track to open another 27 new stores over the next six months.

The company is reiterating its annual 2012 earnings and same-store sales guidance.