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H&M aims to use 100 percent recycled materials by 2030

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 5 April 2017) The latest H&M Sustainability Report released this week aims for 100 percent recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030. And the Swedish headquartered retailer says it wants to be “climate positive” throughout its entire value chain by 2040. Another key highlight is a commitment to switch to 100 percent renewable electricity. ...

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New H&M retail brand revealed

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 30 March 2017) The next new H&M retail brand will be called Arket with first stores to open in London in late summer or early autumn this year. H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson said Arket will be priced above H&M. He described the concept as “simple, yet timeless and functional”. Fast-fashion retailer H&M told Business of ...

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H&M Asia looks to eCommerce

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 2 February 2017) H&M will open online stores in five Asian markets this year. The H&M Asia online stores will open in Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, Taiwan and Malaysia. A sixth will open in Turkey. And, as previously reported by Inside Retail Asia, H&M will open its first store in Vietnam later this year at ...

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Ethical Sourcing? Most shoppers won’t pay for it

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 15 September 2016) While most consumers say a retailer’s sustainability/eco-friendly credentials are important, they are not willing to pay more for ethical sourcing when it comes to clothing and footwear, according to research company Verdict Retail. Its data shows, however, that consumers are willing to pay more for style, quality, range and value for money. ...

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India is a highly anticipated market with much retail potential for H&M, says Country Manager

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(Source: Retail in Asia) Swedish international retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB, known for its sustainable fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women, teenagers and kids opened its first store in Bengaluru on 25 Friday. The first H&M store opened in India in Delhi last October, followed by a second store in Delhi in December. The H&M Group has ...

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H&M to open 1st store outside Metro Manila

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(Source: ABS-CBNnews.com | June 8, 2015) Swedish fashion giant H&M is planning to open a store in Cebu City late this year as it continues with its expansion plan in the Philippines. A branch in Cebu will be H&M’s first store outside Metro Manila, where it currently has stores in Mandaluyong, Makati, Manila and Quezon City. “We are very excited to ...

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