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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H&M launches new sports collection For Every Victory

With the technical high-fashion sports collection For Every Victory, H&M celebrates the power of personal victories. The collection has been developed in collaboration with the Swedish Olympic team, and the campaign is fronted by inspirational personalities who have all achieved their own victories, whether in sport or through life experiences. The collection will launch together […]

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H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the six-month results for 2016 on Wednesday 22 June

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB presents the six-month results for 2016 at a press conference on Wednesday 22 June at 9.30 CET. There will also be a telephone conference in English at 13.00 CET the same day. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The six-month results for the period 1 December 2015 […]

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H&M welcomes Swedfund and DBL plan to establish textile factory in Ethiopia

The development financier Swedfund and the industry group DBL will establish a textile factory in Ethiopia, which will provide job opportunities for 4,000 people. H&M supports with expert knowledge from sustainable textile production and also by buying products from this factory. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Decent working conditions, job creation for women […]

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H&M announces collaboration with KENZO

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is proud to announce that its next designer collaboration will be with KENZO, the vibrant and playful Parisian house that captures the energy of global culture to create its unique, youthful spirit. Creative Directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon will bring the spirit of KENZO to H&M, […]

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H&M: new fire safety requirements in Bangladesh transform the entire Bangladeshi textile industry

The transformation of fire safety in the Bangladeshi textile industry continues. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For H&M, it is of outmost importance that all factories producing for us are safe. All our suppliers must follow our mandatory fire safety requirements and we welcome even stricter regulations. The new additional requirements from the […]

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H&M reports steady increase of sustainably sourced materials and great progress in renewable electricity use

The H&M Conscious Actions Sustainability Report 2015 is published today. The report shows a steady increase of sustainably sourced materials and great progress when it comes to the use of renewable electricity. Yet another highlight is the signing of the Global Framework Agreement with IndustriALL Global Union and IF Metall. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Apr-14 — /EPR […]

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H&M features London based artist M.I.A. on its 2016 World Recycle Week campaign video

Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The London based artist M.I.A. is the front figure of H&M’S initiative World Recycle Week, and is featured in a video inspiring customers to recycle their old or unwanted clothes. With her personal style, interest for sustainability and passion for the environment, M.I.A. personifies the conscious consumer with […]

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H&M group’s sales increased by 9 percent in Q1 2016

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — First quarter (1 December 2015 — 29 February 2016) The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 9 percent in local currencies in the first quarter. Converted into SEK, sales including VAT increased by 8 percent to SEK 50,624 m (46,791). Sales excluding VAT amounted to SEK 43,691 […]

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H&M on Cambodia’s new trade union law: We believe well-functioning industrial relations are essential to the development of the country’s garment industry

H&M has been following the drafting of the Cambodian Trade Union Law closely. We believe well-functioning industrial relations are essential to the development of the Cambodian garment industry. It is of great importance to have a law which fully respects the ILO fundamental conventions on freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining (fundamental […]

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H&M’s Shop Online now available in new seven markets

We are proud to announce that we successfully welcomed our Croatian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Slovenian, Luxembourgers and Irish customers to a new and extended online experience on March 31st. Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M’s Shop Online will offer the same collections online as in-store, giving customers access to a wide range of […]

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