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Sweden (SE)

OpenCorporation rating: 53.76 on 100

Ranking 2018: 16 on 568 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Retail sale of clothing in specialised stores (4771)
• Retail sale of clothing in specialised stores (4771)

Company description

This company, based in Stockholm, Sweden, is primarily engaged in the design, production and retail of clothing items and related accessories. It was established in Vasteras, Sweden in 1947 by Erling Persson. The company's product range is comprised of clothing, including underwear and sportswear for men, women, children and teenagers, as well as cosmetic products and accessories. It is operational worldwide with 22 production units located across Europe, Asia, Africa and Central America. The company's products are under the H&M brand. The company operates with more than 1,000 retail outlets in 20 countries with its largest markets in Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Norway. The company sells fashion via catalogues and the Internet where customers can purchase from H&M Shop online in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and the Netherlands. The company works with approximately 700 independent suppliers primarily in Asia and Europe.

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Latest news about hennes & mauritz ab

17 May 2020 - 12:00

Campagna Uni Global ne settore fast fashion

UNI Global Union lancia una campagna per tutelare la sicurezza del personale e dei clienti nel comparto vendita di capi di moda durante la pandemia dovuta al Covid-19

7 February 2020 - 12:00

This tech can turn your old jeans into a brand new pair of jeans

Renewcell is a Sweden-based company that uses discarded cotton clothing—anything that’s too worn to be resold in the secondhand market—to make a new textile called Circulose that looks and feels indistinguishable from other brand-new fabric. The startup now runs a commercial-scale chemical recycling plant that is beginning to sell its product into the textile supply chain. It hasn’t announced which brands will be the first to sell apparel made from the material next spring, but H&M took a minority stake in the company in 2017.

30 January 2020 - 12:00

H&M’s first female CEO takes over from founding family scion after fast-fashion pioneer struggles

Hennes & Mauritz AB appointed Helena Helmersson as the first female chief executive officer of the fast-fashion pioneer, taking over from founding family scion Karl-Johan Persson, who struggled to contain competition from cheaper rivals and online platforms that revolutionized shopping.

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