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Strömpilen shopping centre to lose major chains to new Ikea centre

Several major brands are leaving the shopping center Strömpilen in Umeå. The reason is that they move to Ikea’s new shopping center south of town. “Our stores in the city and Ersboda have worked well but not Strömpilen,” says KappAhl’s Establishment Director Hans Jepson to Västerbotten-kuriren. (more…)

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Kappahl to open three stores in the same mall

As the state of the art shopping center Mall of Scandinavia opens today, lots of stores announce their openings. Fashion chain KappAhl, will open three new shops in the same shopping center. In addition to a regular KappAhl store the chain opens its first standalone store with the brand Hampton Republic 27, and the baby’s collection Newbie gets its third […]

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Kappahl re-opens Stockholm flagship

Thursday was the premiere of KappAhl’s new flagship store on the top pedestrian street Drottninggatan in Stockholm.  The new store concept For you is one of fashion chain’s biggest investments. “We have built a top modern flagship store that displays the entire KappAhl range and is fully adapted to the KappAhl customer”, says Vice President Marketing Joakim […]

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Kappahl discharges CEO

The Kappahl Board has unexpectedly decided to replace CEO Johan Åberg this morning due to wrong development in the fashion chain. ”We make the assessment that new leadership with more industry experience is required,” says Anders Bülow, Chairman of the Board of Directors. (more…)

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Kappahl reaches 24 percent sustainability

At KappAhl, the efforts have intensified to ensure more sustainable fashion finds its way to the customer’s wardrobe. This spring, 24 percent of the fashion chain Kappahl’s assortment is sustainability labelled. “The so far limited availability of sustainable materials is one of our major challenges”, Carina Ladow, Vice President Assortment and Design at KappAhl. (more…)

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She is Kappahl’s new Sales director

Camilla Wernlund has been appointed Vice President Sales and member of the KappAhl Group executive management team from 16 February 2015. Camilla has worked as Concept Manager at KappAhl since 2011 and has driven the development of the fashion chain’s new store concept. Before that she has many years of experience in senior positions in the retail and service industry. ”I am very pleased that we now can associate Camilla, her great dedication and extensive experience even closer to our continued efforts to strengthen the relationship with our customer,” […]

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Kappahl keeps operating margin high – will expand global with e-commerce

The warm autumn affected the fashion industry with lots of offers and prices cuts. Still Kappahl delivered an improved operating margin – with Norway and Swededn as the best performing markets. ”We are looking into future launches of Shop Online in markets where KappAhl is not yet represented,” says CEO Johan Åberg. (more…)

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Kappahl’s new board elected

KappAhl AB held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 3 December 2014 in Mölndal. Four ordinary members of the Board, including Chairman of the Board, were re-elected in accordance with the recommendation of the Nominations Committee. The Annual General Meeting elected Susanne Holmberg as new ordinary member of the Board. Consequently, the members of the […]

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Stadium signed for Kulan shopping

Stadium joins the shopping block Kulan in Gamlestaden, Göteborg together with H&M, Kappahl, Coop Extra, Bestseller, Deichmann, Nordic Wellness och Myrorna. The former industry facilities of SKF in Gothenburg will have 40,000 square meters of retail space and 15,000 square meters of restaurants and services. 330 new apartments are planned nearby. The local plan is […]

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Christian W Jansson sold all his shares in Kappahl

KappAhl’s former CEO and principal shareholder Christian W Jansson has sold the rest of his entire holding of approximately 2.9 million shares of the company. It is reported from Tuesday’s transparency list from the swedish financial governance Finansinspektionen. On Monday SEB Equities brokered an entry peer in Kappahl on just over 2.9 million shares at […]

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Kappahl boardmember resigns

The retail profile Paul Frankenius is resigning from the board of KappAhl AB. According to an official statement it is because of new contracts for similar activities outside KappAhl. Paul Frankenius has been a director of KappAhl since 2006 and was previously the Vice President of the company from 2002. ”We want to thank Paul […]

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Toxic substances found in child clothes at H&M, Kappahl and Cubus

The Norwegian Consumer Council has analyzed children’s clothes at major clothing chains and found hormone disrupting chemicals in clothes from H&M, Cubus and Kappahl . “It is disturbing that every third child garments we checked contains substances with properties that could be harmful . These are substances that should not exist in children’s clothing”, says […]

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