STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
The H&M group’s (STO:HMB) sales including VAT increased by 8 percent in local currencies in June 2016 compared to the same month the previous year.
The total number of stores amounted to 4,095 on 30 June 2016 compared to 3,642 on 30 June 2015.
Percentage sales development for the month of July will be published on 15 August 2016 at 08.00 (CET).
Karl-Johan Persson, CEO
The information in this press release is that which H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB | |(publ) is required to disclose under the EU Market Abuse Regulation (596/2014 | |/EU). The information was submitted for publication by the abovementioned | |person at 08.00 CET on 15 July 2016. This press release, along with additional| |information about H&M, is available at www.hm.com.
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. H&M’s business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition to H&M, the group includes the brands & Other Stories, Cheap Monday, COS, Monki and Weekday as well as H&M Home. The H&M Group has more than 4,000 stores in 62 markets including franchise markets. In 2015, sales including VAT were SEK 210 billion and the number of employees is more than 148,000. For further information, visit hm.com (http://media.ne.cision.com/l/cnhpuies/www.hm.com).
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