Footwear firm in £200m buyout deal

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A footwear business which sells more than two million pairs of shoes a year has been bought by a private equity firm in a deal worth £200 million.


Lancashire-based Hotter Shoes, which specialises in comfortable footwear, dates back to 1959 when it was established as a slipper manufacturer.