Skechers USA Inc, the lifestyle footwear company, today reported that the first week of business at the company's first international flagship store on Oxford Street in London, England, has exceeded expectations. "It was unbelievable. We opened the doors and it was like a vacuum with the number of people waiting to come in," began Gary Siegel, Skechers vice president director of retail, who was on hand for the opening on March 1, 2001. "On Saturday there seemed to be wall-to-wall people. At times there was a bottleneck just to enter the store."