The company summarizes the announcement as follows:
"KappAhl's brand is associated with fashion, design and quality. It also stands for responsibility, care and safety. Sustainability is an integrated part of our daily activities. We act with a long term business perspective and strive to work proactively with issues related to quality, environment, safety, working conditions and social matters.
For many years, we have worked hard to build strong relationships with our suppliers, based on knowledge sharing, mutual trust and transparency. By publishing our suppliers list, we aim to contribute to increased transparency and accelerated development of conditions in textile production. We also promote further dialogue with other stakeholders in the ongoing sustainability efforts."
The publication was preceded by an extensive effort to maintain good long term relationships with suppliers and from a competitive perspective, secure access to the best production of each and every occasion. The supplier list can be read in its entirety at www.kappahl.com (quick link here >>).
For further information please contact: Mari Svensson, Vice President Purchasing & Logistics. T. +46 704 715621. firstname.lastname@example.org Kajsa Räftegård, Vice President HR & PR. T. +46 704 71 56 49. email@example.com
KappAhl is one of the Nordic region’s leading fashion chains with approximately 400 stores in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Poland and Shop Online. The company offers inspiring and affordable fashion of its own design for women, men and children. The main target market is women in mid-life. During 2012/2013, the company had sales of SEK 4.8 billion and employed approximately 4,500. KappAhl was the first fashion chain in the world to receive environmental certification (1999). KappAhl shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, visit www.kappahl.com.