Fashion retailer C&A generated turnover of e6.3bn (£5.5bn) in the year ended February 2010, up by just 0.03% on the previous year.

Sales growth was seen in Belgium and Luxembourg (3.2%), in Austria (1.1%), in Germany (0.2%) and in its online business. But turnover dropped in Spain and Portugal (-2.6%), Eastern Europe (-8.5%), The Netherlands (-2.8%), Switzerland (-1.5%) and France (-1%).

The number of C&A stores across Europe increased over the year by 92 to a total of 1,410.