For entering e-commerce business C&A relies on full service of D+S subsidiary Heycom
- Contract for operating C&A online shops
- Operative start planned in second half of 2008
- Logistics capacity extended to 50,000 m2
D+S europe AG (ISIN: DE0005336804), a leading solutions provider for comprehensive e-commerce and customer contact management, and its subsidiary Heycom have acquired the European fashion chain C&A as new client. As announced by C&A today, "C&A Online GmbH" was established as company responsible for all online sales transactions of the fashion enterprise. Apart from its strong positioning in the stationary retail trade C&A is now developing the Internet as an additional sales channel.
In line with its current planning the C&A chain, operating 1,200 shops with over 35,000 employees will enter the e-commerce business in the second half of 2008 (autumn/winter) and open its first online shop in Germany. C&A decided in favor of D+S europe AG and its subsidiary Heycom, which is specialized in e-commerce management and has its headquarters in Garbsen, Lower Saxony, as full-service provider. D+S europe AG will take over the entire process chain of Internet sales from operating the online shop via the complete dispatch logistics to billing management with private customers. In the field of online sales of fashion articles Herausgegeben von: D+S europe AG, Kapstadtring 10, 22297 Hamburg Director Corporate Communications & Marketing Thiess Johannssen, Telefon: +49 (0) 40.4114-1400, Telefax: +49 (0) 40.4114-3399 email@example.com the D+S europe subsidiary Heycom has many years of experience and already services private customers online in various European markets.
"We are pleased that with Heycom we have found an experienced and professional service provider. Heycom s association with D+S europe will enable us to open online sales in further countries." says Ralf Rothberger, Director of C&A Online Europe. "We are well prepared to have C&A make a start in online shopping." adds Tobias Hartmann, Board of D+S europe AG, and explains: "By this summer D+S europe AG will have expanded its e-commerce capacities by enlarging its logistics area in Garbsen by over 17,000 m2 to about 50,000 m2."
About C&A Europa:
C&A Europa is one of the leading fashion retail trade enterprises in Europe with over 1,200 stores in 16 European countries and over 35,000 employees. In the business year March 2007 to February 2008 C&A achieved a turnover of 6.1 billion euros. C&A Europa is an enterprise of Cofra Holding AG.
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