PARIS — Christian Louboutin is outfitting his business with a new platform of controlled growth.
Key legs of the plan include a concerted push into handbags, a rollout of boutiques and more aggressive protection of the brand's trademarks, especially Louboutin's signature red soles. In an exclusive interview, Louboutin and Alexis Mourot, his chief operating officer and general manager, outlined a plan that includes:
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