Worn by celebrities including Noel Gallagher, Sienna Miller and Agyness Deyn, Hudson’s footwear designs are aimed at fashion-conscious 25 to 45-year olds. Its brands, Hudson and H, are sold through Office, Schuh, Kurt Geiger and John Lewis as well as 200 independent retailers in Britain. The footwear is designed in-house and predominantly manufactured in Portugal. The shoes have fans in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Scandinavia and Asia, and department stores such as Bloomingdales and Saks in America also sell the brand. Led by Michael Bunce, international sales have grown 52% a year, from £807,000 in 2007 to £1.9m in 2009, boosted by the introduction of women’s shoes
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