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More fashion companies join coronavirus fight

More and more major international retailers are lining up to join the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

H&M to supply protective equipment for hospitals

Sweden fashion retailer H&M is to supply protective equipment to hospitals as they fight the coronavirus outbreak.

H&M in India eyeing smaller cities

H&M in India is planning a broad expansion beyond tier I cities into smaller population centres.

India is now H&M’s fastest-growing market

Fast-fashion retail giant H&M has labelled India its fastest-growing emerging market, with sales soaring both online and offline.

Forever 21’s new owners tap H&M executive to lead turnaround

The new owners of failed US fast-fashion firm Forever 21 have appointed a key H&M executive to take charge of a turnaround plan.

Solid H&M results show transformation plan is paying off

Increased full-price sales and lower markdowns signal that H&M’s multi-pronged transformation plan is paying off, according to GlobalData analyst Kate Ormrod.

Indian fashion star Sabyasachi Mukherjee seals deal with H&M

H&M has collaborated with Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee to launch a new collection this year.

Pomelo appoints Anders Heikenfeldt as chief retail officer

Asian digital-fashion brand Pomelo has appointed Anders Heikenfeldt as Chief Retail Officer to lead the firm’s retail expansion plans across Southeast Asia.

H&M launches Monki in the Philippines

H&M Group is to launch Monki in the Philippines, the second Southeast Asian market for the Swedish fashion group’s diffusion brand. The first store for Monki in the Philippines will open later this year at SM Megamall in Manila and will be followed by a second at SM Mall of Asia. “Monki’s mission is to empower young women everywhere and help them feel good about themselves,…

H&M unveils Chinese New Year collection

A new H&M Chinese New Year collection has been launched, celebrating the Year of the Rat, and featuring more than 100 items.

Fashion shoppers seeking brands which reflect their values

Fashion shoppers will choose their preferred brands in the year ahead based on the beliefs and values they seek, not past loyalties. The Samsung Fashion Institute says consumers’ needs will be increasingly fragmented this year and brands are also expected to carry out sophisticated target strategies. The institute noted, in the same context, that the nature of the fashion industry …

H&M’s Cos China to launch clothing rentals with YCloset

H&M Group’s higher-end clothing brand Cos is to trial renting out its clothes in China through rental platform YCloset.