As of 1 February, C&A will have a new Managing Director Germany as Eric Andrew Brenninkmeijer takes the baton from Jean-Marie Malbranke. This puts in motion a series of musical chairs, with its influence on the Benelux.
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Fashion chain C&A is closing thirteen stores in Germany. Last week, the company also announced the closure of some thirty French stores.
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Fashion chain C&A has announced the closure of 30 French stores. As a result, 200 jobs are jeopardized. This is the second wave of closures in less than a year.
Days after Tesco stopped the production of Christmas cards that were revealed to be made by Chinese forced labourers, H&M will now investigate whether there is forced labour by Chinese prisoners in its supply chain. The accusations come from former journalist Peter Humphrey, who was locked up in such a prison for almost two years.
According to German sources, C&A is planning to close up to one hundred stores in Germany. The fashion group wants to rehabilitate its most important market through a major restructuring programme.
Swiss fashion group C&A has expanded its board of directors with Allan Leighton (chairman) and Alexander Birken (director).
In yet another management change at C&A, CFO and COO Tjeerd van der Zee steps down. The former role will be taken up by Ralf Senden.
Thanks to the use of sustainable resources and production methods, C&A has managed to further reduce its ecological footprint. The retailer aims to increase its organic and recycled cotton use and to produce Cradle to Cradle-certified clothing.
Six years after the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, working conditions for textile workers are still sub-par, the university of Sheffield concludes in a new report. Some major chains perform way better than others.
Fashion chain C&A has indicated it wants to reassess its network of French stores, which currently features 150 locations. According to the trade unions, 14 of those stores would be closed permanently.
Fashion group C&A welcomes Spanish retail veteran Mercedes Gorriti to its board of directors. Gorriti is the former head of the womenswear department at El Corte Inglés. Her appointment follows the restructuring in which four other directors lost their positions.
Fashion retailer C&A halves the management of its European division: four of the seven members have resigned, only three members remain. The clothing chain wants to become faster and more efficient in a challenging fashion market.
C&A has introduced its webshop to another eleven countries, instantly more than doubling the range of its online activities. Denmark, Finland, Greece and Sweden are completely new markets, where the chain doesn't have physical stores yet.
British former journalist Peter Humphrey has accused C&A and H&M of using forced labour. He claims to have seen how Shanghai prisoners were forced to work for Western chains, something the retailers will now investigate.
The Dutch Brenninkmeijer family is considering to sell clothing chain C&A, according to German magazine Der Spiegel. One option is to sell to Chinese buyers.
Fashion chain C&A will sell thirteen of its 160 French stores. The locations and the staff will all transfer to French fashion chain Chaussea and Stokomani.