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 of Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria, was on the red carpet to cut the ribbon and to welcome the first eager shoppers along with Lia Tsampounieraki, Block Manager and Christina Davanou, Store Manager. The three first lucky people in line received gift cards of 300€, 200€ and 100€ respectively, and the following 1,000 people received gift cards from 5€ to 50€. The first 1,000 people in the store also received a limited edition tote bag and gift celebrating the opening of the very first H&M store in Cyprus.
“We are really thrilled to open our first store in Cyprus, a market with a lot of potential that now is a part of the big H&M family. The new six floor store is a result of the fantastic work of our employees and we are happy to celebrate its opening today along with our customers”, says Sandrine Galparoli, Country Manager of Cyprus, Greece & Bulgaria.
The H&M store in Nicosia will feature fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way for the entire family, in a store of more than 3.000 square meters. Concepts including Beauty, Underwear, Accessories, Divided, Trend, Η&Μ+, Η&Μ Mama and Η&Μ Sport will be available in the store.
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The store will be open Monday – Friday 09:00 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday – Sunday 09:00 am – 8:00 pm.
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. H&M’s business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition to H&M, the group includes the brands & Other Stories, Cheap Monday, COS, Monki and Weekday as well as H&M Home. The H&M Group has more than 4,100 stores in 63 markets including franchise markets. In 2015, sales including VAT were SEK 210 billion and the number of employees is more than 148,000. For further information, visit hm.com.
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