Red Wing Shoe to add new stores
The Red Wing Shoe Co. plans to add 125 independently owned stores to its network over the next five years, it announced Thursday. Currently, the company has more than 425 stores throughout the country, about 70 percent of which are locally owned, according to a news release.
The company said its more successful stores generally are those that have a local owner who is present on a daily basis. The new stores would mean about a 20 percent growth for the company, according to the release.
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