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    C&A turnover flat at £5.56bn


    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 ...

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    Abercrombie & Fitch set to open Barcelona Hollister


    US clothing retailer Abercrombie Fitch is to launch its first store in Spain under the Hollister banner in Barcelona in July. The store will cover 5,380 sq ft and will be located in the La Maquinista shopping centre. Abercrombie Fitch is expected to open four ...

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    Mercadona sales up to £13.8bn


    Mercadona has reported gross sales of €15.5bn (£13.8bn) for its 2009 financial year - up 0.8% on the year before. Net income declined 16% to €270m (£240.7m). The grocery retailer invested about €600m (£534.9m) in the business over the year, opening a further 74 stores to take its total to ...

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    Mercadona to test Wincor Nixdorf automated checkout


    Mercadona will be the first retailer to test Wincor Nixdorf’s new prototype of a fully automated checkout in the retailer’s laboratory later this month. According to Wincor Nixdorf, the new prototype for an automated checkout will for the first time make it possible to accurately read more than 95% of ...