C&A Announce Closing of 23 Stores in Spain

Budget clothing chain C&A has announced plans to close down 23 ‘loss-making’ branches across the country, which will involve 16 percent of its staff being made redundant, but the bad news is not going affect outlets in the southern Costa Blanca and Murcia regions.

The Dutch firm, which has been operating in Europe for 175 years and in Spain for 34, says it plans to open other stores in the country but in different locations. They have shops in Alicante, Murcia, Cartagena, Torrevieja, and Zenia Boulevard.

The stores due to close for good are those where the lease is due to expire soon, or which have failed to make a profit in the past few years.