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Human Resources

Equal Measure: Board Watchdog Has Seen Women Make Strides

France has the highest female representation at 46.4 percent for companies on the CAC 40.

clock August 5, 2020Miles Socha

H&M

Financial

H&M Plans to Close More Stores as First-Half Profit Drops

The Swedish retailer will speed up store closures while reducing planned openings, leading to a net decline of 40 this year.

clock June 26, 2020Mimosa Spencer

H&M is boarded up in Herald Square, New York.

Financial

Has the Worst Passed for Fast Fashion?

H&M and Inditex have both signaled improving sales but does the secondhand market pose a threat to the retailers? 

clock June 15, 2020Mimosa Spencer

EU, green, sustainability

Business Features

What Green Recovery Policy Could Mean for Fashion

The European Union’s Green Deal is a could-be blueprint for the world’s green coronavirus rebuild. What does it mean for fashion?

clock May 20, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

H&M

Financial

H&M Sales Plummet 57% in March-to-May Period

Business has been muted in markets where stores are reopening, said the Swedish fast-fashion retailer.

clock May 7, 2020Mimosa Spencer

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Activewear

H&M Group’s Cos Introduces Activewear

The women’s collection will be available online.

clock May 6, 2020Kellie Ell

online shopper

Business Features

How to Power Your Brand’s Coronavirus Philanthropy

The cofounder of Givz discusses a new partnership with H&M and how every brand can be part of the solution.

clock April 17, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Kering

Human Resources

Kering CEO, Managing Director Lower Pay Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Kering chairman and chief executive officer François-Henri Pinault will take a 25 percent pay cut from April until the end of the year. 

clock April 10, 2020Mimosa Spencer

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Financial

H&M Bulks Up Liquidity With New Revolving Credit Facility

The new credit facility is renewable for six months, and comes as an addition to a 700 million euro facility secured in 2017 that matures in 2024. 

clock April 8, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Remake, garment, apparel

Business Features

Fashion Social Justice Advocacy in the Time of Coronavirus

The #PayUp campaign by social justice nonprofit Remake alleges brands like Gap, C&A and others have gone silent. WWD sorts through it all.

clock April 8, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

H&M London Hennes & Mauritz

Financial

H&M March Sales Plummet 46%

The Swedish fast-fashion retailer has closed 3,788 stores out of 5,065 since March 31. 

clock April 3, 2020Mimosa Spencer

sustainability, adidas, h&M, ikea

Technology

Lab-Grown Cotton Venture Snags H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award

Galy won the biggest award, but prizes also went to Werewool, TextileGenesis, SeaChange Technologies and Fairbrics. 

clock April 1, 2020Mimosa Spencer

H&M

Financial

H&M Says Lower Demand Affecting Orders With Suppliers

The fast-fashion chain said it will honor commitments to goods in production.

clock March 31, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Earrings by Pandora

Human Resources

Pandora Recruits Martino Pessina as Chief Commercial Officer

The H&M veteran will manage commercial operations for the restructuring jeweler.

clock March 24, 2020Mimosa Spencer

H&M London Hennes & Mauritz

Financial

COVID-19 Impact: H&M Announces Mass Layoffs, Scraps Dividend

The Swedish fast-fashion retailer noted subdued demand in functioning markets and a significant negative impact from store closures.

clock March 23, 2020Mimosa Spencer

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