#HMLovesCoachella: H&M creates co-branded collection with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M teams up once again with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, creating a co- branded collection for girls and guys under the claim #HMLovesCoachella. Catching the on- the-road vibe and aesthetic, H&M delivers a street-savvy collection infused with playfulness, ease and a sense of belonging. The […]

H&M, ILO and SIDA launch industrial relations project for the development of socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia

H&M, International Labor Organization (ILO) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) have launched an industrial relations project aiming to improve the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia. Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Promoting a well-functioning dialogue between the partners on the labour market is a fundamental and […]

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) to hold extraordinary general meeting on Tuesday 8 March

Notice is hereby given of an extraordinary general meeting of H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) (556042-7220) which is to be held at 4.30 pm on Tuesday 8 March at H&M, Mäster Samuelsgatan 46A, Stockholm. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The purpose of the extraordinary general meeting is to consider a […]

H&M won the Libby Award for Best Animal-Friendly Clothing Company

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-12-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is a winner of the Libby Awards 2015 having been named Best Animal-Friendly Clothing Company by Peta’s youth division for its commitment to animal welfare. “Animal welfare is important to us at H&M and we are happy that our work to improve animal welfare practices in […]

H&M group reports of 4% sales increase in November 2015 compared to the same month last year

November 2015 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 4 percent in local currencies in November 2015 compared to the same month last year. Sales in November were negatively affected by the unseasonably mild weather in North America and in many of the H&M group’s large […]

Hannah Jinkins wins H&M Design Award 2016

Yesterday in London, Hannah Jinkins was announced as the winner of the H&M Design Award 2016. Jinkins, a graduate from the Royal College of Art, London, was selected from eight finalists by an international jury that included amongst others Kate Bosworth, Olivier Rousteing and Nick Knight. As the H&M Design Award winner, Jinkins receives a […]

H&M supports COP21 and will be in Paris with expertise from its sustainability department

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Climate change is one of the major challenges of our time. As a leading fashion retailer H&M wants to be a positive player in climate change, ensuring climate is kept on safe levels around the world for communities and environment. This demands important investments and collaborations. H&M […]

H&M announces a collaboration with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is proud to announce a collaboration with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs located in the Palais du Louvre in Paris to celebrate the new H&M Conscious Exclusive collection. This beautiful new range has been inspired by the archives of the museum, and will be launched on […]

H&M Head of Sustainability Gedda: Partnership with Ellen MacArthur Foundation great opportunity to strengthen our work towards a more circular business model

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-11-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M has become the Ellen MacArthur Foundation latest Global Partner accelerating the transition to the circular economy. The announcement was made by Dame Ellen MacArthur, speaking at the BSR 2015 conference in San Francisco. “We see the partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as a great opportunity […]

H&M releases the first images of Katy Perry’s Holiday print campaign for H&M

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-11-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is pleased to release the first images of Katy Perry’s Holiday print campaign for H&M. In the images, Katy wears pieces from the H&M Holiday collection, which coincides with the spectacular H&M Holiday commercial she has filmed for cinemas, TV and online. The full-length commercial will […]

H&M Conscious Foundation will donate 5% of the total amount of each gift card purchased at H&M to UNICEF

This year’s holiday campaign at H&M will have a giving theme, where customers will be able to contribute. For every purchased gift card at H&M, the H&M Conscious Foundation will donate 5% of the total gift card amount to UNICEF. The donation will provide vulnerable children in Myanmar with quality education. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN,  2015-11-6 — […]

H&M, IndustriAll Global Union and Swedish trade union IF Metall partner to promote well-functioning industrial relations

H&M, the global trade union IndustriAll Global Union and the Swedish trade union IF Metall collaborates to promote well-functioning industrial relations. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN,  2015-11-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The parties have signed a unique Global Framework Agreement, GFA, aiming for an improved dialogue between the employer and the employee at the supplier factories where H&M […]

H&M opens online store in Russia

We are proud to announce that we successfully welcomed our Russian customers to a new and extended online experience on October 29th. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-11-02 — /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 clothing and accessories including ladies, men’s, […]

Balmain x H&M collection made its global runway debut on Wall Street in New York

NEW YORK, 2015-10-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night on Wall Street in New York, the Balmain x H&M collection made its global runway debut in front of a celebrity-packed audience. Kylie Jenner, Diane Kruger, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Alexa Chung were among the guests to get an exclusive look at the glamourous, powerful and […]

H&M fans lined up for over 24 hours outside of the newly opened flagship store in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-10-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M fans lined up for over 24 hours outside of the new flagship store, which opened in Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront today. Shortly after the doors opened at 10am more than 1,500 customers were in line. Radio personality Ryan O’Connor was on hand […]

H&M launches online shop in Switzerland; exclusive “online-only” items available all year-round

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-10-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — We are proud to announce that we successfully welcomed our Swiss customers to a new and extended online experience on October 15th. H&M’s Shop Online will offer the same collections online as in-store giving customers access to a wide range of clothing and accessories including ladies, men’s, […]

H&M supports increased wages in Cambodia

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-10-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — We support higher wages for garments workers and are positive to the recent raise that will be implemented 1 January 2016. While we don’t believe that buyers, such as H&M, should determine wage levels for textile workers, we are positive to the peaceful consultations that have taken […]

H&M highlights factors on Bangladesh Accord on fire and building safety

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-10-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M believes that the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety is an important initiative that is making the textile industry in Bangladesh safer. Any delay of the work of the Bangladesh Accord on fire and building safety is therefore of great concern to us. However, we […]

H&M opens its first store in India

After months of anticipation amongst fashion-lovers, the first H&M store in New Delhi is now open! In an unprecedented milestone, over 2,500 H&M fans lined up prior to the ribbon cutting for the official launch of the city’s new fashion destination. The roaring energy and excitement earlier this morning truly celebrated the brand’s offering of […]

H&M welcomes the new co-operation between the Swedish and Bangladeshi governments and the UN’s ILO

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — We welcome the new co-operation between the Swedish and Bangladeshi governments and the UN body ILO. It aims at strengthening the relation between the actors in the labor market and promoting social dialogue in the Bangladeshi textile industry. These are important ambitions and in line with H&M’s already […]

H&M group’s sales excluding VAT increased by 22 percent in the first 9 months of the financial year

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M group’s sales excluding VAT increased by 22 percent in the first 9 months of the financial year Nine months (1 December 2014 — 31 August 2015) Well-received collections for all brands in the H&M group resulted in good sales and increased market share. The H&M group’s […]

H&M group’s sales in August increased by 1 percent vs the same month last year

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M group’s sales in August increased by 1 percent vs the same month last year August 2015 The H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 1 percent in local currencies in August 2015 compared to the same month last year. Sales in August were negatively affected by the […]

H&M included to Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for the first time

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M has been included to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for the first time and the World Index for the fourth consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability indices list the most sustainable companies based on an extensive annual assessment conducted by independent asset managers from […]

H&M partners with Humane Society International to improve animal welfare in the fashion and beauty industry

Animal welfare is important to H&M and our ambition is to improve animal welfare in our supply chain and in our industry. To help us succeed with this bold ambition we have decided to also partner with the well-known animal welfare organization, Humane Society International. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — An essential […]

H&M: 18,000 tonnes of textiles collected globally as part of our Garment Collecting Initiative

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Our mission is to close the loop on fashion. By collecting old clothes and turn them into new updated styles, instead of letting them go to waste, we can completely change the way fashion is made. Since 2013, H&M customers worldwide CAN bring unwanted or worn out […]

H&M positive to the uniform minimum wage set in Myanmar

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — At H&M, we are positive to the uniform minimum wage that has been set by the Government. A uniform minimum wage across all industries is essential for the sustainable economic development not only for the textile industry but also for the country as a whole. H&M also […]

H&M’s unique fair living wage strategy shows progress

H&M’s unique fair living wage strategy, launched in 2013, is showing progress on many fronts. This update describes our goals and achievements as well as work in progress and challenges. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — By testing and up-scaling the Fair Wage Method*, significant steps are taken towards creating improved pay structures […]

H&M to participate at the World Water Week in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — For H&M, responsible water use is essential. H&M will participate at the World Water Week in Stockholm this week about this year’s theme: Water for Development. How the role of water is highlighted in the new set of Sustainable Development Goals will be an important discussion during the […]

H&M to introduce 16 new denim styles made using recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — This September, H&M will introduce 16 new denim styles made using recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores. The pieces for men, women and kids, are the latest steps toward H&M’s goal towards creating a closed loop for fashion, and will be […]

H&M and Gap Inc. issue joint statement at the conclusion of the ILO Labor Capacity Building Forum in Myanmar

SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Government of Myanmar together with the ILO and the Governments of the United States of America, Japan, Denmark and the European Union are jointly implementing the Initiative on Labour Law Reform and Institutional Capacity Building to improve labor rights and practices in Myanmar. The ILO held a […]