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|Headquarters||Livingston, Scotland, UK|
|Key people||Sandy Alexander|
Schuh was established by Sandy Alexander in 1981, with a single shop in North Bridge Arcade, Edinburgh. The company became part of the Glasgow-based Goldbergs retail group, which ceased trading in 1991. Alexander led a management buyout, backed by capital from development agency Scottish Enterprise, to allow Schuh to continue trading. The chain remains independent, and as of February 2008, has 54 stores in the UK and Ireland. Schuh's head office is in Livingston."Schuh" is also the literal German translation of the English word 'shoe'.
Schuh's flagship store opened in 2004 at 200 Oxford Street, London.
Sandy Alexander has recently funded a project of Building a stand at Westfield Park, Falkirk F.C's home park, Sandy has been a Falkirk fan and is a big part of Falkirks History. Sandy Alexander is somewhat a Fans Favourite.
- Valerie Darrold (May 21, 2006). "How capital visit became a platform for Schuh success". The Sunday Herald. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4156/is_20060521/ai_n16410803. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
- Mark Williamson (February 1, 2008). "Schuh steps up sales with 16% rise in earnings". The Herald. http://www.theherald.co.uk/business/news/display.var.2010848.0.Schuh_steps_up_sales_with_16_rise_in_earnings.php. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
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