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H&M boss Stefan Persson in shares spree

The Times - 19 May 2018
The billionaire chairman of H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) is aggressively buying shares in the fashion retailer his father founded — fuelling speculation that he might attempt to take the company private. Stefan Persson has spent 6.4bn Swedish Kronas (£550m ...

This new line from H&M is beautiful without showing too much skin

Today.com - 03 May 2018
modest fashion, H&M Pair a breezy top with silky, printed pants for a chic (and comfy!) weekend look. Luxurious, shimmery fabrics are a hallmark of the collection, and this pink caftan is a perfect example. If you're looking for statement pieces ...

Britain's M&S says must accelerate change or die

NEWSTAGE - 23 May 2018
The 134-year-old M&S faces unrelenting competition from supermarkets, fashion chains like Zara, H&M and Primark, as well as online giant Amazon, while efforts to revitalise its business are being hampered by ongoing pressure on UK consumers' ...

H&M to Cut Dividend for First Time Since 1974, Analysts Say

Bloomberg - 24 Apr 2018
Hennes & Mauritz AB will probably cut its dividend for the first time next year as the Swedish clothing retailer struggles to attract shoppers to its stores. The company is expected to reduce its dividend 7.5 percent for fiscal 2018, according to the ...

Urban Outfitters profit beats as consumers ramp up…

NEWSTAGE - 22 May 2018
Urban Outfitters, which competes with fast-fashion brands such as H&M and Inditex's Zara, said offering fewer discounts as well as investing more on its website helped boost sales and margins. Gross margins rose to 32.8 percent from 31.5 percent a ...

H&M Is Struggling to Figure Out E-Commerce

Fortune - 31 Jan 2018
It turns out a master of fast fashion is having troubling mastering e-commerce. Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish purveyor of cheap but trendy clothing, admitted in a earnings report on Wednesday it is struggling to get a handle on e-commerce, a surprising ...

raceAhead: Everyone's Mad at H&M

Fortune - 09 Jan 2018
The Canadian singer, The Weeknd, tweeted the offending image and this: “[W]oke up this morning shocked and embarrassed by this photo. i'm deeply offended and will not be working with @hm anymore..” The singer, whose name is Abel Tesfaye, had ...

H&M Just Announced It's Closing Even More Stores

Fortune - 15 Dec 2017
Fashion retailer H&M said on Friday sales had fallen during the last three months as fewer shoppers visited its stores, sending its shares plummeting and underlining its struggle to adapt to a shift of business online. Shares in the world's second ...

Blackpool's H&M to close

Blackpool Gazette - 30 Apr 2018
The resort will now be without an H&M shop after next Sunday, the company today confirmed. Staff members said they believed the move came after rents were put up at the Houndshill, but no-one from the centre or H&M could confirm this. The closure is a ...

Protesters ransack South African H&M stores over 'racist' ad

NBCNews.com - 15 Jan 2018
JOHANNESBURG — Protesters angered by a "racist" H&M advertisement ransacked several of the Swedish fashion group's South African stores on Saturday. The Economic Freedom Fighters, or EFF, protesters targeted six H&M stores in the Gauteng ...

Zalando will Partnerschaften mit Modeproduzenten ausbauen

Allgemeine Zeitung - 23 May 2018
Dazu gehörten etwa Inditex und H&M, die ein eigenes Filialnetz in Europa haben, sagte Co-Vorstandschef David Schneider auf der Jahreshauptversammlung in Berlin. Zalando biete inzwischen 300.000 Artikel und 2000 Marken auf seiner Webseite an, ...

H&M Stores Trashed in Anti-Racism Protest

Fortune - 13 Jan 2018
Two outlets of Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB in South Africa were trashed in an anti-racism protest by the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party on Saturday, broadcaster eNCA reported. The targeted stores are in shopping malls in ...

Bien-être animal: Gap, Zara et H&M renoncent au mohair

La Croix - 02 May 2018
Des géants internationaux de l'habillement dont Gap, Zara, H&M et Topshop ont annoncé mercredi avoir renoncé à se fournir en laine mohair, après la diffusion par Peta d'une vidéo montrant des chèvres maltraitées, tournée selon l'ONG en Afrique du Sud.

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