H&M India plans largest store yet

H&M India says it will soon open its first flagship store in the country – its largest yet.

The new shop is under construction at the DLF Mall of India, the company said in a statement. It will comprise 37,000 sqft (3440 sqm) spanning four floors in the mall, and is expected to open in Spring.

This year, the Swedish retailer also plans to open stores in Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Mumbai.

H&M opened its first store in India on October 2  last year in New Delhi’s Select Citywalk mall.

“After successful store launches last year, we continue the trend by expanding to some of the most exciting retail destinations across the country with H&M’s business concept of fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way.” said Janne Einola, country manager, H&M India.

The company says it plans to open 50 stores in India after  gaining Foreign Investment Promotion Board approval to open mono brand stores in december 2013.

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