The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 14% in local currencies in January 2015 compared to the same month the previous year

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-2-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 14 percent in local currencies in January 2015 compared to the same month the previous year.

The total number of stores amounted to 3,541 on 31 January 2015 versus 3,184 on 31 January 2014.

Percentage sales development for the month of February and the total sales in SEK for the first quarter (December-February) will be published in a separate press release on 16 March 2015 at 08.00 (CET).

The Three-Month Report, covering the period 1 December 2014 to 28 February 2015, will be published on 24 March 2015 at 08.00 (CET).

Karl-Johan Persson, CEO

Contact: Communications and Press Department +46 8 796 53 00.

The information in this press release is that which H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) is required to disclose under Sweden’s Securities Market Act. It was released for publication at 08.00 (CET) on 16 February 2015.

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. The company’s business concept is to offer fashion and quality at the best price. In addition to H&M, the Group includes the brands COS, Monki, Weekday, Cheap Monday, & Other Stories as well as H&M Home. The H&M Group has more than 3,500 stores in 55 countries. In 2014, sales including VAT amounted to more than SEK 176,6 billion and the number of employees was more than 132,000.
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