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H&M Sees Same-Store Sales Slow in October

Swedish fast-fashion giant posts 3 percent sales rise.

PARIS Hennes & Mauritz AB said same-store sales in October increased 3 percent, compared to 8 percent in September.

Including new stores, total revenues for the month of October grew 13 percent, versus 16 percent in the previous month. The October figure compared with a 3 percent decline in same-store sales in the same month last year.

As of Oct. 31, the Swedish fast-fashion giant operated 2,143 stores, compared to 1,925 on Oct. 31, 2009.