C&A

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C&A is an international chain of fast-fashion retail clothing stores, with European head offices in Vilvoorde, Belgium, and Düsseldorf, Germany.wikipedia
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Fast fashion

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C&A is an international chain of fast-fashion retail clothing stores, with European head offices in Vilvoorde, Belgium, and Düsseldorf, Germany.
This philosophy of quick manufacturing at an affordable price is used in large retailers such as H&M, Zara, C&A, Peacocks, Primark, Xcel Brands, and Topshop.

Brenninkmeijer family

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The Brenninkmeijer family owns the C&A group through its Swiss company Cofra Holding AG.
Two members of the Brenninkmeyer family founded C&A, an international chain of clothing stores.

Cofra Group

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The Brenninkmeijer family owns the C&A group through its Swiss company Cofra Holding AG.
C&A, the fashion retail company, is the oldest business in the group.

Merry Hill Shopping Centre

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C&A also opened stores in a number of out-of-town locations, such as its store at the Merry Hill Shopping Centre in the West Midlands, which opened in November 1989.
These included: Marks & Spencer, C&A (C&A closed in early-2001 and the store is now occupied by H&M) and formerly Littlewoods, until they closed their branch.

Contribution margin-based pricing

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In 1906 Clemens' son, Bernard Joseph, started discounting in Amsterdam ([[Contribution margin-based pricing#Use in Retail: Rekenen in Centen, in Plaats van Procenten|Rekenen in Centen, in plaats van Procenten]]) and by 1910 there were ten stores in the Netherlands.
In 1906, C&A, the clothing retailer owned by the Brenninkmeijer family, stopped trying to increase gross margin percentages.

Mettingen

These were from the German Brenninkmeyer family that traded in linen and textiles since the 17th century from its hometown of Mettingen, Germany.

Unlimited company

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C&A in the United Kingdom was a notable example of an incorporated private unlimited company, which meant that it was not required to publish its financial statements under United Kingdom company law.

Beyoncé

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Singer Beyoncé released her own clothing line, Deréon, in cooperation with C&A in the summer of 2010.
On May 27, 2010, Beyoncé teamed up with clothing store C&A to launch Deréon by Beyoncé at their stores in Brazil.

Vilvoorde

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C&A is an international chain of fast-fashion retail clothing stores, with European head offices in Vilvoorde, Belgium, and Düsseldorf, Germany.

Belgium

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C&A is an international chain of fast-fashion retail clothing stores, with European head offices in Vilvoorde, Belgium, and Düsseldorf, Germany.

Düsseldorf

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C&A is an international chain of fast-fashion retail clothing stores, with European head offices in Vilvoorde, Belgium, and Düsseldorf, Germany.

Germany

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C&A is an international chain of fast-fashion retail clothing stores, with European head offices in Vilvoorde, Belgium, and Düsseldorf, Germany.

Geneva

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The Brenninkmeijer family, however, live in Geneva and Zug, Switzerland.

Zug

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The Brenninkmeijer family, however, live in Geneva and Zug, Switzerland.

West Midlands (county)

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C&A also opened stores in a number of out-of-town locations, such as its store at the Merry Hill Shopping Centre in the West Midlands, which opened in November 1989.

Matalan

The company's strategy of selling budget clothes from high-rent city-centre retail stores made it vulnerable to a new breed of competitors operating in cheaper, out-of-town locations, including Matalan and the rapidly expanding clothing operations of supermarket food chains such as Tesco and Asda, and to expanding high street names such as H&M, Zara, and Topshop.

Tesco

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The company's strategy of selling budget clothes from high-rent city-centre retail stores made it vulnerable to a new breed of competitors operating in cheaper, out-of-town locations, including Matalan and the rapidly expanding clothing operations of supermarket food chains such as Tesco and Asda, and to expanding high street names such as H&M, Zara, and Topshop.

Asda

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The company's strategy of selling budget clothes from high-rent city-centre retail stores made it vulnerable to a new breed of competitors operating in cheaper, out-of-town locations, including Matalan and the rapidly expanding clothing operations of supermarket food chains such as Tesco and Asda, and to expanding high street names such as H&M, Zara, and Topshop.

H&M

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The company's strategy of selling budget clothes from high-rent city-centre retail stores made it vulnerable to a new breed of competitors operating in cheaper, out-of-town locations, including Matalan and the rapidly expanding clothing operations of supermarket food chains such as Tesco and Asda, and to expanding high street names such as H&M, Zara, and Topshop.

Zara (retailer)

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The company's strategy of selling budget clothes from high-rent city-centre retail stores made it vulnerable to a new breed of competitors operating in cheaper, out-of-town locations, including Matalan and the rapidly expanding clothing operations of supermarket food chains such as Tesco and Asda, and to expanding high street names such as H&M, Zara, and Topshop.

Topshop

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The company's strategy of selling budget clothes from high-rent city-centre retail stores made it vulnerable to a new breed of competitors operating in cheaper, out-of-town locations, including Matalan and the rapidly expanding clothing operations of supermarket food chains such as Tesco and Asda, and to expanding high street names such as H&M, Zara, and Topshop.

Financial statement

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C&A in the United Kingdom was a notable example of an incorporated private unlimited company, which meant that it was not required to publish its financial statements under United Kingdom company law.

United Kingdom company law

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C&A in the United Kingdom was a notable example of an incorporated private unlimited company, which meant that it was not required to publish its financial statements under United Kingdom company law.

Primark

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Primark bought 11 of the C&A stores.

House of Deréon

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Singer Beyoncé released her own clothing line, Deréon, in cooperation with C&A in the summer of 2010.