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Slovenia Business Week no. 17: Clothes Retailer C&A Plans to Enter Slovenia in Autumn

The German retail clothes chain C&A plans to open branches in four Slovenian cities, the company has told STA. The first store is scheduled to open in the NE city of Maribor on 30 August.

According to the company, the second store will open on 1 September in the eastern city of Celje, followed by one in the northern town of Kranj in November, while the first branch in Ljubljana is to open in spring next year.

Ljubljana will also be the headquarters of the company's Slovenian subsidiary.

C&A also plans to open a store in the western town of Nova Gorica and another in Ljubljana in the spring of 2008.

The company told STA that it wants to open stores in all major Slovenian towns in the next three years. C&A expects to employ 60 people by the end of this year.

According to the company's website, C&A manages 1,111 stores in 15 European countries. It has recently expanded to Slovakia and China.

Source: Slovenian Press Agency STA

Author: STA, Slovenian National Press Agency