Düsseldorf/Amsterdam, 9 December 2021 – C&A is taking part in the latest Full Circle Textiles Project - Polyester, an initiative focusing on polyester recycling. Initiated by Fashion for Good, an Amsterdam-based global platform for innovation in textiles, the project aims to validate and scale promising technologies in polyester chemical recycling while encouraging partners in the fashion industry to invest in this field.
DÜSSELDORF, 10 NOVEMBER 2021 - C&A’s European management team today announced proposed plans to consolidate and centralize its corporate functions, laying the groundwork for future growth in a radically changing market environment for fashion retailers. The intention is to build a more agile and faster-functioning business that can adapt quickly to new market realities. The proposal would also create a simpler, more straightforward operating model to improve decision making, organizational effectiveness and efficiency, all with a view to providing an even better service to consumers.
Düsseldorf, 5 November – C&A has completed the modernisation of its first 200 stores as a part of a wide-ranging upgrade. The modernised stores now provide an exciting shopping experience that combines new brand identity elements with an upgraded customer service, as well as a strong focus on denim and C&A’s range of sustainable items. The upgrade is part of C&A’s accelerated push to invest in its stores. By the end of February, the fashion retailer will have completed the modernisation of more than 400 stores, with an additional 350 to follow on a step-by-step basis.
Dusseldorf, 14 October 2021 – The Board of C&A AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane de Saint Victor as Non-Executive Director, effective 14 October 2021. She brings over 30 years of international experience as a leader in different businesses to the Board. During her career Diane worked at industry companies such as Thales, General Electric, Honeywell, SCA and Airbus. In 2020, she left the position of Executive Committee Member - General Counsel and Company Secretary at ABB after a 13-year tenure.
C&A has signed the renewed Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (“Accord”) immediately after concluding negotiations. The new version comes into effect on 1 September 2021 and will extend the existing agreement for a further two years.