H&M to provide outfits for Swedish teams for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang 2018

H&M to provide outfits for Swedish teams for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang 2018   H&M is proud to announce it will dress the Swedish teams for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang 2018. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M will create outfits for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. The collection […]

Mid Rivers Mall announces significant investment and upgrades on the property

St. Peters, MO, 2018-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — On the heels of the announcement by H&M to open a store at Mid Rivers Mall this fall, the mall is also excited to announce several store relocations to make way for the new store, as well as significant investment and upgrades both inside and outside the […]

H&M group the most frequently praised company by NGOs and activists in 2017 according to SIGWATCH

SIGWATCH, the world market leader in analysis of NGO and activist campaigns, has recently published the ranking of the most praised companies by activists in 2017. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Out of all companies in the world, H&M group was the most frequently praised one by NGOs and activists in 2017. This is […]

Lindex donates 280 000 euro to STEPS and WaterAid through the One Bag Habit initiative

The consumption of bags in Lindex Swedish stores has decreased significant since the launch of One Bag Habit on June 1, 2017. Only about 30 per cent of Lindex customers have chosen to buy a bag which means that Lindex now to donates 280 000 euro to STEPS and WaterAid. Göteborg, Sweden, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR […]

H&M launches its latest activewear collection made in sustainable materials inspired by nature and strong women

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blending fashionable design with highly functional details, H&M is thrilled to announce that the latest activewear collection is also made in sustainable materials. Inspired by nature and strong women, the collection will be available globally in select stores starting December 28th and online at hm.com January 4th. Revolving around […]

H&M opens on Tmall in spring 2018

H&M opens on Tmall, the world’s largest e-commerce platform, during spring 2018 Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M opened its first store in mainland China 10 years ago. Today H&M group revenues in China amount to SEK 11 billion (approximately USD 1.3 billion) in more than 500 physical stores and online. The H&M group […]

H&M announces G-Eazy x H&M collection of new season menswear essentials

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Multi-platinum recording artist and producer G-Eazy, who releases his new album The Beautiful & Damned worldwide today, has worked creatively together with H&M to develop the new season H&M pieces that define his on-point style. The G-Eazy x H&M collection drops on March 1 at H&M stores […]

H&M shortlisted in the world’s premier circular economy award program, The Circulars

H&M group has been selected as a finalist in the world’s premier circular economy award program, The Circulars. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The award program, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, offers recognition to individuals and organizations across the globe that are making notable […]

H&M opens its first store in Georgia

H&M opens its first store in Georgia   The long-awaited store finally opened its doors at 12:00 November 18th. One of the world’s largest fashion retailers H&M greeted nearly 2000 fashion lovers who was lining up from 5 AM in the morning to be among the first to grab the latest fashion. The 3000 square […]

H&M announces 2017 Holiday campaign film featuring Nicki Minaj

H&M announces 2017 Holiday campaign film featuring Nicki Minaj   H&M is pleased to announce that the 2017 Holiday campaign film will star Nicki Minaj alongside Jesse Williams and John Turturro. Directed by Johan Renck, the film tells a story of a parallel fantasy world filled with memorable characters and a universal message of caring […]

H&M’s image recognition tool now available in 13 markets

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Image Search adds to a seamless shopping experience. Already available in 13 markets – and more to come – H&M’s image recognition tool helps fashion fans move directly from inspiration to purchase in the H&M app. Powered by the self-learning algorithms of image recognition technology, Image Search is a […]

H&M: There is absolutely no reason for us to incinerate usable clothes

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For H&M to send our products for incineration is very rare, it’s only done when they do not fulfill our safety regulations; if they are mould infested or do not fulfill our strict chemical requirements. We are very concerned as to why some media would suggest that […]

ARKET opens its first store in Germany

ARKET opens its first store in Germany   The first ARKET store in Germany, 004005-940, is now open. The new store is located on Weinstraße 6 in Munich, and is following the brand’s launch in London and online, as well as store openings in Copenhagen and Brussels earlier this autumn STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

H&M group emerges as one of the top performing brands in the Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2017

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday (2 OCT, 2017), WWF, Solidaridad and Pesticide Action Network UK released their Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2017 were they are assessing company performance in connection to sustainable cotton cultivation. “We are very happy to have been highlighted as one of the top performing brands in the Sustainable Cotton […]

H&M partners with artist Ace Tee to create a new collection

H&M partners with artist Ace Tee to create a new collection   H&M has teamed up with artist Ace Tee to create a new collection, characterised by an urban street style. The collection will be available from 7th September 2017 at hm.com. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inspired by her personal style, the […]

ARKET to open 1 September in Copenhagen

ARKET will open 1 September at Købmagergade 33 in Copenhagen. The new store, 004002-941, is the brand’s second opening and follows the launch on Regent Street in London, as well as online on arket.com in 18 European markets, on 25 August. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers who sign up to the mailing […]

H&M announces exclusive designer collaboration with ERDEM

H&M announces exclusive designer collaboration with ERDEM   Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —Today (13 JUL, 2017) H&M announced its big secret: the next exclusive designer collaboration will be with ERDEM, the London based must-have designer loved by celebrities and fashion insiders alike. H&M is also pleased to reveal that the visionary film […]

H&M teams up with colette for an exclusive edition of H&M Studio AW17

H&M teams up with colette for an exclusive edition of H&M Studio AW17   STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M has teamed up with the iconic Parisian concept store colette for an exclusive edition of H&M Studio AW17. While the nine-piece collection is rooted in the main AW17 designs, the H&M Studio x […]

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 — […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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/ — […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]