The Dune Group is a leading retailer of affordable luxury footwear and accessories. Its brands include Dune, Pied a Terre and Bertie. The Dune Group was formed in March 2009 with the acquisition Dune of Shoe Studio.
Dune opened its first store in London's Kings Road in 1993. It has expanded over the years and now has over 40 stores in the UK and Ireland and over 50 concessions in leading department stores. Its stores have wide geographical coverage across the UK in prime locations on High Streets and in Shopping Centres.
Dune's flagship stores are in Covent Garden, London and Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Recent openings have been in Westfield Shopping Centre in White City London and Liverpool One, Liverpool.
Dune has an international division with stores operated under license in the Middle East where there are 12 stores and Moscow Russia. There are ambitious plans to open more international stores over the coming year. Dune won the Multiple of the Year award at the prestigious Drapers Footwear Awards in 2002, 2006 and 2007 and in 2007 also won the coveted Footwear Retailer of the Year Award.
Over the past 15 years Shoe Studio has been the leading footwear concession operator in the UK with concessions in all the major UK department stores. Since the acquisition by Dune of the Shoe Studio Group it has focused attention on developing the Bertie and Pied a Terre brands to create with Dune a strong and diverse group of brands in the affordable luxury sector of the footwear and accessories market. Both Bertie and Pied a Terre were founded over 30 years ago and have a strong heritage in the footwear arena. The Dune Group distributes its brands through the internet owned stores, department store concessions and wholesale accounts.
The Dune Group offers a wide range of accessories including bags scarves, hats, sunglasses and jewellery. It has also created under the Chelsea Cobbler banner a unique offer of men's footwear which includes both The Dune Group's in house brands and some of the most exciting men's footwear brands in the UK.
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