H&M supports The Circular Fibers Initiative

At the Copenhagen Fashion Summit the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched a new initiative, bringing the industry together with the aim of a new system for textiles which is based on the principles of a circular economy instead of the traditional linear one. H&M is one of the supporters in the initiative. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-16 — […]

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H&M commits to doubling its energy productivity by 2030; joins EP100

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is the first international fashion retailer to join EP100 since its launch in May 2016. The company is now part of a global, collaborative initiative that consists of nine other major leading businesses such as Woolworths, Land Securities, Dalmia Cement, Swiss Re, and Johnson Controls. Led […]

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H&M opens its first store in Colombia

H&M opens its first store in Colombia   On May 6th 2017, more than 3,000 shoppers eagerly awaited the moment when H&M opened its doors to their Colombian fans for the very first time in Bogota at Centro Commercial La Colina. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new store opening was highly anticipated […]

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H&M, KappAhl and Lindex launch initiative to help reduce consumption of plastic bags

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — On June 1 One Bag Habit is launched jointly by H&M, KappAhl and Lindex. The initiative wants to contribute to reduced consumption of bags and an increased awareness about plastic bags’ negative environmental impact. The three fashion chains will therefore start to charge for their plastic bags and […]

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Nicki Minaj: Partnering with H&M has been an incredible and unique experience

Nicki Minaj: Partnering with H&M has been an incredible and unique experience   H&M designed custom looks for Nicki Minaj, Future, Ashley Graham, Joe Jonas, Jourdan Dunn, Sasha Lane and Stella Maxwell for the 2017 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inspired by this year’s Costume […]

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H&M honoured with Freedom House Corporate Award for leadership in advancing global supply chain transparency

On Thursday 27th April, H&M proudly accepted the Freedom House Corporate Award – an acknowledgement by the American organization Freedom House that recognizes businesses for their principled policies and strong leadership regarding human rights. H&M is awarded for their leadership in advancing global supply chain transparency. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — “H&M was […]

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Business of Fashion’s first ever annual report names H&M among the top global employers

Business of Fashion’s first ever annual report names H&M among the top global employers   H&M has made the Business of Fashion’s first ever annual report on The Best Companies to work for in Fashion in 2017, which spotlights the top global employers in the industry today. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

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Fashion Transparency Index: H&M ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list

Fashion Revolution has published their latest Fashion Transparency Index, evaluating supply chain transparency and working conditions in textile factories. We are very happy to be ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list. Fashion Revolution Week creates awareness on some of the most important issues in the textile industry, issues that are important […]

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H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson

H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson   H&M is thrilled to reveal its fashion collaboration with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson. The capsule collection – inspired by the Swedish pop sensation’s style – features strong graphics and edgy streetwear pieces, and will be available globally in selected stores, as well as online, […]

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H&M joins Textile Exchange’s global initiative to develop joint solutions and global standard and certification for responsible leather

All our leather products should be produced in a socially and environmentally sustainable way, and with consideration to animal welfare. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a recent report, PETA raises important issues about leather. We agree with PETA that there are several challenges within the leather industry, which is why we […]

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H&M opens its first store in Kazakhstan

H&M opens its first store in Kazakhstan   Grand opening of the first H&M store in Kazakhstan was held at MEGA Alma-Ata on 18 March, 2017 and gathered more than 1,000 customers lined up since the night before. Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A long queue lined up night before the shopping […]

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H&M recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies

H&M has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies for the seventh year in a row. Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s a great honour for H&M to be named one of the world’s most ethical companies. Our commitment to be ethical throughout our operations […]

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H&M commits to improve livelihoods of workers; joins United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance

As the first global fashion brand, H&M group has joined the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance to accelerate the transition from cash to digital payments in the supply chain. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today(8 MAR, 2017), many factory workers in the textile supply chain are paid entirely in cash. This […]

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H&M and Zara Larsson partner with the release of her first full-length album So Good and an exclusive capsule collection

H&M and Zara Larsson partner with the release of her first full-length album So Good and an exclusive capsule collection   H&M is proud to reveal a collaboration with Zara Larsson, one of Time Magazine’s “30 Most Influential Teens of 2016”, with the release of her first full-length album later this spring and an exclusive […]

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H&M celebrates Coachella with new H&M Loves Coachella collection

H&M celebrates Coachella with new H&M Loves Coachella collection   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheer feminine layers mixed with embellished denim for women, and the perfect graphic prints for guys, are at the heart of H&M Loves Coachella, an exclusive collection in collaboration with one of the world’s greatest festivals. It’s about […]

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H&M kicks off its next garment collecting campaign, Bring It

H&M kicks off its next garment collecting campaign, Bring It   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M first launched its worldwide Garment Collecting initiative in 2013 and has since then collected over 40,000 tonnes of clothing. Customers can bring any unwanted garments and textiles, from any brand and in any condition, to any […]

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H&M debuts holiday short film “Come Together” directed by Wes Anderson and starring Adrien Brody

H&M debuts holiday short film “Come Together” directed by Wes Anderson and starring Adrien Brody   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is pleased to announce the debut of the holiday short film “Come Together”, directed by Wes Anderson and starring Adrien Brody. The story takes place on a train traveling through […]

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H&M wins CSR Award at the 26th annual Drapers Awards ceremony

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday 17th November, H&M proudly accepted the much coveted CSR Award at the 26th annual Drapers Awards ceremony in London. Each year Drapers – one of the UK’s most well respected fashion business titles – hosts the prestigious Awards in recognition of the top-performing businesses in […]

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H&M announces Richard Quinn as the winner of H&M Design Award 2017

H&M announces Richard Quinn as the winner of H&M Design Award 2017   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday (16 NOV, 2016) in London, Richard Quinn was announced as the winner of the H&M Design Award 2017. Richard, a graduate from Central Saint Martins, was selected from eight international finalists by a jury […]

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KENZO x H&M made its runway debut at Pier 36 in New York

KENZO x H&M made its runway debut at Pier 36 in New York   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (20 OCT, 2016) at Pier 36 in New York, KENZO x H&M made its runway debut with a spectacular show directed by fashion legend Jean-Paul Goude. Guests were invited to experience […]

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H&M Design Award 2016 winner Hannah Jinkins launches capsule collection at selected H&M stores

H&M Design Award 2016 winner Hannah Jinkins launches capsule collection at selected H&M stores   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dynamic shapes, utilitarian details and a fresh take on femininity define the capsule collection by H&M Design Award 2016 winner Hannah Jinkins. Hannah has worked closely with the H&M design team since […]

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H&M opens its very first store in New Zealand at Sylvia Park Shopping Centre

H&M opens its very first store in New Zealand at Sylvia Park Shopping Centre   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, October 1st 2016, more than 1,000 shoppers eagerly awaited the moment when H & M, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) – one of the world’s largest fashion retailers – opened its […]

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H&M, IndustriALL and IF Metall convert Global Framework Agreement into permanent collaboration

H&M, IndustriALL and IF Metall convert Global Framework Agreement into permanent collaboration   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The signing parties all share the belief that collaboration and a well-functioning dialogue between the parties on the labour market is necessary for lasting improvements for the garment workers in all areas of working […]

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H&M opens first store in Cyprus

H&M opens first store in Cyprus   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — After months of anticipation, the first H&M store in Cyprus, located on Ledra Street in Nicosia has finally opened its doors. By 12 pm more than 1.000 H&M fans lined up outside of the new H&M store. Sandrine Galparoli, Country Manager […]

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H&M and WWF inspire people to care for our planet with new children’s collection this Autumn 2016

hm-and-wwf-inspire-people-to-care-for-our-planet-with-new-childrens-collection-this-autumn-2016   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The kids’ collection features animal prints of species such as the tiger, panda, snow leopard, polar bear and the finless porpoise, that are facing many threats including habitat loss, water pollution and the impact of climate change. The collection mainly consists of comfortable and easy […]

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David Beckham reunited with Kevin Hart for new Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham campaign for H&M

David Beckham reunited with Kevin Hart for new Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham campaign for H&M   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bringing together one of the world’s biggest icons with the global comedy star, David Beckham has reunited with Kevin Hart for the new Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham campaign […]

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H&M included in Fortune’s On the Cusp list

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As one out of seven companies, H&M is included in Fortune’s On the Cusp list. H&M’s vision of becoming 100% circular is honored by Fortune which also notes that H&M has already reduced its environmental footprint. Fortune writes; “…H&M, which has already reduced its environmental footprint, has the […]

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H&M unveils the first three looks from the KENZO x H&M collection

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is pleased to reveal the first three looks from the KENZO x H&M collection, each bursting with the print, colour and individuality that define the collaboration. The look book images have been shot on a variety of artists, young creatives and influencers, each an ambassador for KENZO […]

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H&M releases For Every Victory campaign film to coincide with new sports-collection

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M’s For Every Victory campaign film celebrates the power of sports and self-belief to transform people’s lives. The film is released to coincide with the For Every Victory sports-collection which is available in stores and online this week. “I truly believe in the power of sports to bring […]

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H&M sets good example and achieves AVANT-GARDE status according to the Detox Catwalk 2016 report from Greenpeace

Greenpeace has released the Detox Catwalk 2016 report, showing fashion companies’ progress towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the fashion value chain. H&M stands in the best category thanks to our work in the supply chain for a stringent chemicals management. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As it is stated in the […]

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