Grishko Ballet Shoes Flit World Stage2015
As Russian ballet continues to triumph on international stages, Russian-made ballet shoes are making their mark on the world market.
"Ballet shoes are made in many countries. But we are one of the leading producers in the world," said Nikolai Grishko, 51, an owner of Grishko Ltd., a family business that produces a variety of ballet shoes. It sells its products in 30 European countries and has 40 percent of the United States market. Its annual revenue is $4 million. >>