5 Minutes With Daniel Rubin, Founder & Chairman, Dune London

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When Daniel Rubin opened the doors to the first Dune London store in late 1992 in a concession on London's Oxford Street, he set in motion a British brand and retail chain that has become loved the world over. In the advent of its 25th anniversary, the Retail Gazette caught up with the founder to talk shoes, business, Brexit and the proud legacy of his family. Initially, after leaving university I became a chartered accountant but ended up buying into a ladies manufacturing business in London. When that became tough I became an importer – one of the largest in the UK – supplying the high street. Finally, during a period of major change in shoe retailing I saw an opportunity for a niche fashion footwear retailer and so Dune was born.

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