Sabu Schuh & Marketing increased centralized settlements by 0.5 percent to €280 million in the first nine months of this year, as compared to the same period of the previous year. Sabu has 900 affiliated shoe retailers, which recorded a slight increase in sales as compared to the third quarter of 2012. The German buying group says that the season have started well, especially for retailers who had the courage to order unusual brands and products.