The Walking Company plans to open six new locations during October
2007. Following six store openings in September, the company plans to
open more than 20 new locations in the final three months of 2007.

The Walking Company's new locations will open in Evansville, Ind.;
Clinton Township, Mich.; Highland Village, Texas; Gilbert, Ariz.;
Strongsville, Ohio; and Jacksonville, Fla.

“Our rapid expansion is evidence our retail concept resonates with
consumers,” said Lee Cox, senior vice president of retail at The
Walking Company. “We look to continue this growth trend in order to
meet the increasing demand for quality comfort footwear across the

The Walking Company features premium comfort brands such as ECCO,
Mephisto, Dansko, UGG and Merrell among many others. The Walking
Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Big Dog Holdings, has more than
175 stores in premium malls across the country as well as The Walking
Company catalog and website.