The Swedish company has reported 3.4 billion euros worth of apparel stocks, a volume which has risen 7% in the last year. As a number of media outlets highlight the problem, H&M continues to announce markdowns.
H&M's e-tail business and new chains will be its biggest growth drivers in the next few years and are a focus for investment, it said Wednesday, as it also said that the start of the year has seen it discounting heavily.
H&M will unveil another new brand next year with e-tail and pop-up label Nyden. It will be a launch with a twist as the Millennial-focused brand goes for co-creation, authenticity and speed - but not 'fast fashion'.
Retailers in London’s West End are predicted to take over £50 million a day in the six weeks to Christmas but till receipts should rise only 1.5% overall. There will be a tourist boost, but not as large as last year's.
H&M’s Q3 revenue growth was dampened by a need to offer more discounts, the Swedish fashion retail giant said Friday, although it also added that the cloud had a silver lining as its AW inventory is much cleaner.
London’s Bond Street is becoming a home for ultra-luxury brands with fewer affordable luxury/premium labels having stores there, a new report shows. And stores due this year will push the ultra-luxe edge even higher.