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The global fashion business journal

Jan 21, 202110:34pm




H&M is the second largest fashion distribution group in the world by revenue. In 1947, Erling Persson launched the Hennes store in Sweden, inspired by American establishments that moved large volumes of merchandise. During the sixties, seventeen and eighties, the company started its international expansion with its first stores in Denmark, Norway, Germany and United Kingdom. The company continued its world expansion and today it’s present in every continent.

h By Mds
Jun 26, 2020 — 9:00am
H&M swings to loss in second quarter, sales slump

The Swedish giant reported a pre-tax loss of 6.5 billion crowns ($685 million), against a year-ago 5.9 billion profit. The group is going to increase the pace of closures with around 170 gross closures this year.

h By MDS
Jan 31, 2020 — 8:50am
Who is Helena Helmersson, the new CEO of H&M?

For the first time, a woman runs one of the four largest fashion groups in the world. Helmersson, who developed her entire career at H&M, has replaced Karl-Johan Persson as chief executive officer.

h By Mds
Jan 30, 2020 — 10:29am
H&M: Persson named chairman, Helena Helmersson new CEO

Stefan Persson will step down as chairman of the board and proposes his son Karl-Johan Persson to succeed him.

Jan 27, 2020 — 8:57am

The group, which will present its annual results next Thursday, will has been facing a decline in its benefits for three consecutive years.

h By I. P. G.
Dec 26, 2019 — 9:00am

Boutiques, flagships, personalization, retail, online. The Swedish giant has reacted to declining sales with with trial and error.

h By D. G.
Dec 20, 2019 — 9:00am

The Swedish group has been experimenting with new store concepts and chains for the past years. H&M has launched three new chains since 2017 and closed other two.

h By Daniela García/ Iria P. Gestal
Dec 17, 2019 — 9:00am

The Swedish company has appointed Jesper Magnunsson, former head of expansion for Spain and Portugal, as new head of global leasing. The executive will be based in Stockholm.

h By mds
Dec 16, 2019 — 4:00pm

The Swedish group has reached a revenue of 232,765 million Swedish krona (24.6 billion dollars). In local currencies, group sales rose 6%.

h By mds
Dec 10, 2019 — 5:55pm

The Swedish fashion retailer wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere throughout its value chain in 2040.