Sabu Schuh & Marketing recorded a 5 percent increase in centralized settlements to €352 million in 2014. The German buying group's members recorded a plus of 5 percent in their own retail sales, but the gain was eroded in the second half. As compared to the previous year, Sabu's members broke even for the year with total retail sales of more than €1 billion. At the end of the last year, the German buying group had 1,300 affiliated points of sale.