060906 KappAhl opens new stores - KappAhl

KappAhl opens new stores

KappAhl is rapidly expanding and will now open its 261th store. The new store, which will open on September 28, is in Hyllinge, outside Helsingborg in southern Sweden. KappAhl's establishing strategy is to have central business sites and shopping centres convenient for its customers. 

KappAhl's store in Hyllinge is located in the shopping centre Familia, with a varied range to suit the entire family. The store will offer the whole range of KappAhl's assortment for women, men and children. There is a lot of interest in working for KappAhl with hundreds of applications received for every new store.

Between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2006 a total of 20 stores have opened in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Poland. Contracts exist for additionally 21 stores.

For further information please contact:
Kajsa Räftegård, Vice President, Public Relations, tel +46 70 471 56 49
Kamilla Feldt, Regional Manager, tel +46 70 471 57 65

KappAhl sells clothes for women, men and children in more than 260 stores in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Poland. We offer value-for-money fashion for regular people. Our customers are mostly women over 30 years of age with a partner and family. The KappAhl Group employs more than 3,500 people, and sales for the most recent financial year totalled SEK 5 billion including VAT. The head office is located in Mölndal, on the outskirts of Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city. KappAhl shares are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Further information is available on www.kappahl.com

Press contacts

Corporate and Investor Relations
Charlotte Högberg, Head of Corporate Communications
Phone: +46 31 - 771 56 31
charlotte.hogberg@kappahl.com

Fashion and range
Monika Kostovska, Fashion Press and Sustainability Marketing Manager
Phone: +46 70 - 471 55 56
monika.kostovska@kappahl.com

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