In the first half of 2013, the Obuv Rossii group opened 32 stores as part of the annual investment program, which involves opening more than 60 outlets and an investment of 700 million rubles.
The group also entered the markets of 10 new cities and such new regions as the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, the Republic of Buryatia, the Trans-Baikal Territory. Newly opened stores are mainly Westfalika stores in the format for shopping centers. In March, Obuv Rossii went to Moscow with a new format and opened a store in the Filion shopping center. In total, the Group estimates the capacity of the capital market for the Westfalika brand at 80 stores.