Austrian shoe chain Leder & Schuh on Friday posted a jump in full-year pre-tax profits to $7.2 million from $4.3m in the year-ago period. The operator of 255 stores in six countries said turnover climbed 8.6 per cent year-on-year to $274m in 2001. Leder & Schuh, which operates chains including Corti, Shoe 4 You and Humanic, added it had opened another dozen outlets in the first half of this year.