DSW is upgrading the outlook for the full financial year after posting a 10.9 percent sales increase to $558.6 million for the first quarter ended April 30, with 7.6 percent growth on a comparable store basis. The expanding American shoe retail chain is now predicting a same-store increase of between 3 and 5 percent for the full year. Adjusted for extraordinary items, DSW's net income reached $44.1 million in the quarter, up from $39.6 million in the year-ago period. Besides its e-commerce operations, DSW operated 336 stores in 41 U.S. states as of May 22. It is on track to open a total of between 35 and 40 stores for the full year.