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Swedish fashion firms join forces on climate action Michelle Russell | 6 Dec 18

Swedish fashion chains KappAhl, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) and Peak Performance have joined forces under the Swedish Textile Initiative for Climate Action (STICA), committing to reduce their climate impact by 30% by 2030.


KappAhl taps former Lindex boss as CEO Beth Wright | 27 Nov 18

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has named former Lindex acting chief Elisabeth Peregi as its new CEO and president.


Industry initiative reduces use of plastic bags by 70% at KappAhl Beth Wright | 23 Nov 18

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has revealed consumption of plastic bags at its stores has declined by almost 70% in the first 15 months of the launch of industry sustainability initiative One Bag Habit.


KappAhl CEO steps down over "different views" Beth Wright | 20 Jun 18

Danny Feltmann has stepped down as CEO of Swedish fashion chain KappAhl over differing opinions with the company's board regarding its development.


KappAhl launching Better Cotton denim line Michelle Russell | 29 Nov 16

Nordic value fashion retailer KappAhl is preparing to launch a sustainable denim collection next year, produced using Better Cotton. 


KappAhl increases sustainability range in "big step" for business Beth Wright | 4 Jul 16

Nordic value fashion retailer KappAhl says it has taken a "big step" in creating a sustainable business by increasing the proportion of its sustainability labelled fashion range from 24% to 38% over 12 months.


KappAhl makes "positive progress" in Q3 Leonie Barrie | 30 Jun 16

Nordic value fashion retailer KappAhl says it is making "positive progress" after seeing its third quarter profit more than triple year-on-year.


Six international brands join forest-free viscose pledge Michelle Russell | 24 May 16

Six international brands and retailers including Tesco, Esprit, KappAhl and New Look have joined a commitment to stop sourcing the raw material for their viscose and rayon textiles from ancient and endangered forests.


KappAhl names new VP of assortment and design Leonie Barrie | 27 Apr 16

Nordic value fashion retailer KappAhl has tapped & Other Stories assortment/purchasing manager Maria Segergren as its new vice president of assortment and design.


Pricing changes help KappAhl move to Q2 profit  Katie Smith | 14 Apr 16

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl returned to profit during its second quarter, thanks to lower expenses and continued changes in its pricing and campaign strategy, which boosted margins. 


KappAhl delivers "strong" Q1 peformance  Katie Smith | 22 Jan 16

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has revealed a "strong" first-quarter performance, with both profit and margin rising year-on-year. 


Former H&M exec to take helm at KappAhl  Katie Smith | 3 Nov 15

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has tapped former H&M executive Danny Feltmann Espersen as its new president and CEO, after the company "discharged" Johan Åberg earlier this year. 


KappAhl optimistic despite Q4 declines Michelle Russell | 8 Oct 15

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl said it remains focused on initiatives for the future, as it revealed a fall in sales and earnings in its fourth-quarter.


KappAhl Q3 profit slides on poor sales Katie Smith | 23 Jun 15

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl saw its third-quarter profit almost halve, blaming poor sales in May.


KappAhl initiates textile collection service Michelle Russell | 26 Jan 15

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl is hoping to contribute to sustainable textile production through a new collection service for discarded garments.


KappAhl efforts continue as Q1 profit falls Michelle Russell | 14 Jan 15

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has said efforts to achieve higher margins and lower costs continue after it booked lower sales and earnings in its first-quarter.


KappAhl sees supply chain key to future efficiency Michelle Russell | 6 Nov 14

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has outlined a raft of new sustainability initiatives and revealed plans to improve the efficiency of its supply chain so that the right product reaches the right store at the right time.


KappAhl records "strong" Q4 Michelle Russell | 9 Oct 14

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has reported an increase in earnings and sales in its fourth-quarter, in addition to stronger gross margins.


SWEDEN: KappAhl third-quarter profit jumps 31.3% Katie Smith | 2 Jul 14

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has booked a double-digit increase in third-quarter profit, as its product range and campaigns matched demand in the warm early summer weather.


NORWAY: Action call after chemicals found in clothing Richard Woodard | 3 Jun 14

Norway’s Consumer Council is calling on the authorities and apparel industry for a “more aggressive” approach after banned chemicals were found in clothing.


SWEDEN: KappAhl H1 profit improves on lower costs Katie Smith | 9 Apr 14

KappAhl has recorded a 7.8% increase in first-half net profit, after the Swedish fashion chain benefited from lower costs and improved margins.


SWEDEN: KappAhl Q1 profit halves on warm autumn Katie Smith | 14 Jan 14

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl has today (14 January) reported a 46% decline in first-quarter net profit, after a warm autumn weighed on sales of cold-weather clothing.


SWEDEN: KappAhl unveils sustainability achievements Katie Smith | 12 Dec 13

Nordic fashion chain KappAhl has issued its latest sustainability report in which it outlines its achievements over the past year - including sustainably branding 18% of its range.


SWITZERLAND: Charles Vogele to exit Poland and Czech Republic Katie Smith | 18 Nov 13

European fashion retailer Charles Vögele Group is to exit its operations in Poland and the Czech Republic next year, as part as a critical review of its country portfolio.


SWEDEN: KappAhl publishes supplier list Katie Smith | 30 Oct 13

As part of efforts to increase transparency and faster development of textile production, Nordic fashion chain KappAhl has published a list of its suppliers.


SWEDEN: KappAhl to exit Czech Republic Katie Smith | 14 Oct 13

Swedish fashion chain KappAhl is to close its five stores in the Czech Republic, saying a deterioration in the market has made it impossible to post a profit "within a reasonable timescale."


SWEDEN: KappAhl returns to FY profit after “good year” Richard Woodard | 2 Oct 13

Fashion chain KappAhl posted a strong recovery, returning to profitability and sales increases in both fourth quarter and full-year results.


SWEDEN: Retailers back water management at Indian suppliers Katie Smith | 9 Sep 13

Swedish fashion retailers Indiska, KappAhl and Lindex are ramping up efforts to improve sustainable water management practices at their Indian suppliers.


SWEDEN: KappAhl back in the black in Q3 Katie Smith | 28 Jun 13

Nordic fashion chain KappAhl has today (28 June) returned to profit during its third-quarter, helped by higher sales in all business areas.


SWEDEN: KappAhl CFO Westin steps down Katie Smith | 30 May 13

Håkan Westin has stepped down as the chief financial officer of Nordic fashion chain KappAhl.

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