The H&M Group reports 10 percent increase in sales including VAT and in local currencies in March 2015 vs. same month the previous year

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-4-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased by 10 percent in local currencies in March 2015 compared to the same month the previous year.

The total number of stores amounted to 3,580 on 31 March 2015 versus 3,216 on 31 March 2014.

Percentage sales development for the month of April will be published in a press release on 15 May 2015 at 08.00 (CET).

Karl-Johan Persson, CEO

Contact: Nils Vinge, Head of IR, +46 8 796 5250.

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 15 April 2015.

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq OMX 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 57 markets. 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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