Christian Louboutin is on a well-heeled retail march across the globe.
This month, the Paris-based brand is opening men’s stores in Los Angeles and London and dual-gender stores in Chicago and São Paulo, Brazil. The new stores are indicative of the company’s strategy to grow its retail presence that has resulted in the number of units increasing from 17 in 2009 to roughly 65 today, and retail contributing half the brand’s revenues.
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