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H&M slumps into red as virus hits sales

Jun 26, 2020 - 5:27 PM

At the height of the crisis in Europe in mid-April, about 80% of H&M's shops were shut, while net loss fell to about 5 billion kronor (477 million euros)

H&M had good start to 2020 before virus hit

Apr 03, 2020 - 6:00 PM

H&M is reducing workers' hours in markets hit by the coronavirus pandemic, with 'tens of thousands of employees' to be affected

Shoppers walk past a fashion store of H&M (H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB) in central Stockholm on April 2, 2020. - Swedish retailer H&M said that the company have started dialogue with tens of thousands of staff about cutting working hours due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic effect on the market. (Photo by Fredrik SANDBERG / various sources / AFP) / Sweden OUT

Outrage in Germany as Adidas, H&M stop rent payments

Mar 30, 2020 - 12:40 AM

Adidas and H&M are among the retailers in Germany which are stopping rent payments on stores shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic

One of German sporting goods company Adidas outlets is pictured in Berlin on March 29, 2020. - Major retailers in Germany say they plan to stop paying rent for stores that were told to close in order to slow the pandemic. Adidas is leading the charge, along with shoe chain Deichmann and Swedish clothing giant H&M. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

H&M suspends Brazil leather purchases over Amazon fires

Sep 06, 2019 - 12:31 PM

The retail giant responds to the fires destroying the world's largest rainforest

NO BRAZIL LEATHER. Swedish fashion retail giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) says they are temporary freezing leather orders from Brazil following the Amazon fires. File photo by EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

LOOK: Ariana Grande's 'thank u, next' collection for H&M is out

Aug 02, 2019 - 11:10 AM

Cop Ari's aesthetic with merch inspired by her latest album

MERCH. H&M releases a collection inspired by Ariana Grande's album 'thank u, next.' Screenshot from Twitter.com/hmphilippines

Ethiopian clothes makers worst paid in the world – study

May 08, 2019 - 12:06 AM

The study took place in the Hawassa Industrial Park, the flagship of Ethiopia's manufacturing drive and one of 5 hubs inaugurated by the government since 2014

CLOTHES MAKERS. This file photo shows hardworking people in the textile industry in Ethiopia. File photo by Pinar Alver/Shutterstock.com

IN PHOTOS: Nadine Lustre’s H&M swim collection is here

Mar 15, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Which suit are you thinking of rocking this summer?

SUMMER READY. Nadine Lustre's swimwear collaboration with H&M hits stores today. Screenshot from Twitter.com/hmphilippines

Nadine Lustre has a special swim collection for H&M

Mar 01, 2019 - 7:30 AM

The collection hits stores March 14. Who's excited?

H&M PH apologizes after staff bars transgender woman from trying on swimsuit

Jun 21, 2018 - 3:38 PM

Paulo Adrian Bataller, a transgender woman, was told men aren’t allowed to fit swimwear for women. Transgender women, however, are women and not men.

Look for Less: The Heart Evangelista in Paris edition

Feb 01, 2018 - 5:03 PM

Channel the actress’ effortlessly chic looks with these pieces

H&M removes 'black boy' ad after racism accusation

Jan 09, 2018 - 11:11 AM

The company apologizes for the ad after being accused of racism online

IN PHOTOS: H&M's stylish, eco-friendly sport collection is out!

Jan 04, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Out with the old and in with the new in 2018 – get discounts when you trade in your old activewear

7 quirky things you can get at H&M for under P500

Nov 28, 2017 - 1:59 PM

From practical rain gear, to fun costumes for your dog, check out these affordable finds

Perfect pairs: 5 eyeshadow and lipstick combinations that work

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:00 PM

With so many colors to choose from, where does one start?

THE EYES HAVE IT. We pair H&M's eyeshadows with their lipsticks for stunning combinations. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

This is what H&M lipstick looks like on different skin tones

Sep 16, 2017 - 2:38 PM

We swatched 5 different colors of H&M Beauty's matte and cream lipsticks

PUCKER UP. From nudes to reds, these colors look good on light and dark skin tones. Photo by Martin San Diego/ Rappler

SNEAK PEEK: H&M Beauty is coming to the Philippines

Sep 05, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Makeup skincare hair and body products – here s what you can get at H M Beauty

[WATCH] Erdem x H&M teaser by Baz Luhrmann

Jul 14, 2017 - 6:05 PM

London based Erdem is the latest designer to create an exclusive collection for the retail brand

H&M x ERDEM. The exclusive collaboration is Erdem’s first foray into menswear. Screengrab from YouTube.com/h&m

A guide to 24 hours in Uptown Bonifacio

Feb 03, 2017 - 3:32 PM

There’s enough things to see do eat and try here from dusk till dawn

H&M’s Black Friday Sale: Up to 70% off on their new collection and more items

Nov 24, 2016 - 10:36 AM

The retail giant will hold its first Black Friday frenzy in the Philippines on November 25 to 27

Walk on the wild side: H&M debuts KENZO collection in PH

Oct 28, 2016 - 9:37 AM

The highly anticipated collaboration drops in H M stores worldwide on November 3 The brand also partners with Uber and Made in Candy for exclusive pre launch treats

H&M x Kenzo collection in Manila: PH price points, top picks

Oct 14, 2016 - 8:14 PM

Check out photos of each item in the collection and see how much they ll cost in the Philippines

KENZOXH&M. The Kenzo collection for Swedish brand H&M will be released in selected stores on November 3. Photo courtesy of H&M Philippines

SAKSIKAN: Chance the Rapper, Iman, Suboi dalam iklan Kenzo x H&M

Sep 24, 2016 - 8:34 PM

Lihat kolaborasi Kenzo x H M yang dikenakan oleh 3 dari 7 ambassador : Chance the Rapper Iman and Suboi

(Ki-ka) Suboi, Chance The Rapper, dan Iman. Foto oleh H&M

FIRST LOOK: Chance the Rapper, Iman, more in Kenzo x H&M campaign

Sep 23, 2016 - 5:53 PM

See the clothes on 3 of the collection s 7 ambassadors Chance the Rapper Iman and Suboi

Photos courtesy of HM

SNEAK PEEK: First look at the Kenzo x H&M collection

Jul 27, 2016 - 11:41 AM

The first images of the Kenzo x H M collaboration are out

KENZO X HM. The first images of the designer collaboration are released. Photo by Oliver Hadlee Pearch/courtesy of HM

Uniqlo bans Bangladesh travel after killings

Jul 04, 2016 - 10:53 PM

Tokyo based Fast Retailing which operates Uniqlo says it told 10 Japanese employees not to leave their houses until further notice

UNIQLO. Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo Co.'s new megastore in downtown Tokyo, Japan, September 27, 2012. File photo by Everett Kennedy Brown/EPA

Cool spring chills H&M profits

Jun 22, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Unusually cold spring weather in Europe hurts H M s profits

epa01487744 A corporate logo of the H&M is seen at the company's shop in Tokyo's upscale Ginza shopping district, Japan, 14 September 2008. Swedish fashion retailer giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) opened its first store in Japan on 13 September, making the competition in the Japanese fashion industry even fiercer than what it already is now. More than 2,000 shoppers queued at the store on Sunday to get their hands on the Stockholm-based company's affordable yet fashionable products. H&M plans to open two more stores in Tokyo's leading fashion districts of Shibuya and Harajuku. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Kenzo x H&M is coming our way

May 26, 2016 - 12:06 AM

Kenzo is the latest in the lineup of H M s annual designer collaborations

KENZOXHM. Swedish brand H&M announces its upcoming designer collaboration with Paris fashion house Kenzo. Screengrab from kenzo.com

Sales slump worsens at fashion group Gap

May 11, 2016 - 9:20 PM

Key challenges include competition from fast fashion chains like H M and Uniqlo

epa02612287 United States apparel maker GAP Inc.'s new flagship store in the up-market Ginza shopping district in downtown Tokyo, Japan, 03 March, 2011. The store is part of GAP's recent move into the Asian market. The company also plans to open 11 stores this year in Hong Kong and China. EPA/EVERETT KENNEDY BROWN

Strong dollar, mild weather shrink H&M profits

Apr 06, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The results reflect more expensive supply given the [strong] dollar and high volume of unsold merchandise in winter collections

epa02789738 (FILE) A file photo dated 17 November 2008 showing the H&M logo at store in London, Britain. Swedish fashion retailer Hennes&Mauritz (H&M) 22 June 2011 said after-tax profits had fallen by 23 per cent to 6.9 billion kronor (1.09 billion dollars) in the first six months of the year, despite increased sales, in part due to high cotton prices. Turnover increased slightly in the first half-year, from 51.88 billion kronor to 52.1 billion kronor, and in the second quarter from 27 to 27.6 billion kronor, H&M said. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Aquino: PH is an easy brand to sell

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:05 PM

But corruption and impunity make the task a challenge says the salesman in chief of the Philippines

President Benigno S. Aquino III tours and views the exhibit on the 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit (APRCE) at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City on Thursday (Oct 29, 2015). This year’s theme: “Asia Fast Forward”. Also in photo is Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo. (Photo by Rolando Mailo / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

H&M x Balmain collection in Manila: PH price points, top picks

Oct 21, 2015 - 10:28 PM

Check out the prices for each item and see ALL of the clothes and accessories here

FOTO: Koleksi terbaru H&M x Balmain

Oct 15, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Lihat koleksi terbarunya di sini Kendall Jenner Gigi Hadid Jourdan Dunn menjadi bintang dalam kampanye koleksi H M x Balmain

[IN PHOTOS] H&M x Balmain collection – see the clothes

Oct 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM

See the clothes up close here Kendall Jenner Gigi Hadid and Jourdan Dunn star in the collection s campaign

Dari naiknya pajak rokok hingga model berhijab pertama H&M

Oct 01, 2015 - 7:42 AM

Juga di wRap 1 Okt: kepala desa tersangka terkait Salim Kancil paket ekonomi belum jawab PHK situs dagang online tutup penjualan gading gajah

DEMO ROKOK. Penjual rokok di Indonesia berdemonstrasi dalam peringatan Hari Tanpa Tembakau Dunia di Jakarta, 31 Mei 2012. Foto oleh Bagus Indahono/Rappler

Mengenal Mariah Idrissi, model H&M pertama yang berhijab

Sep 30, 2015 - 7:14 PM

Mari berkenalan dengan model H M pertama yang mengenakan hijab

Mariah Idrissi di katalog H&M

Shopping eco-friendly jeans with H&M Denim Re-born

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:44 AM

H M is dishing out this collection to reinforce the habit among buyers of lessening their impact on the environment

 Photo by Shadz Loresco

H&M to open soon in Cebu

Jun 08, 2015 - 11:23 PM

Get ready shoppers

H&M announces collaboration with Balmain

May 18, 2015 - 8:41 AM

The news is announced via social media

Aquino 'broke protocol' to save Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 29, 2015 - 2:45 PM

The Philippine government narrates last minute behind the scenes moves to save 30 year old Mary Jane Veloso from Indonesia s death row

STRONG TIES. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III gets a chance to confer with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea

Barrage of texts sent to Indonesia attorney general

Apr 29, 2015 - 1:34 AM

You re not weak if you choose to let someone live Please don t execute someone who did not get a fair trial

LET MARY JANE LIVE. Filipino protesters light candles as they wait for the imminent execution of a Filipino mother, in front of the Indonesian embassy in Makati city, south of Manila, Philippines, 28 April 2015. Philippine labour and women's rights activists picketed the Indonesian embassy to appeal for Jakarta to spare a Filipino mother of two scheduled to be executed by firing squad for drug trafficking. The activists vowed to stay outside the embassy in Manila until Indonesian President Joko Widodo stops the execution of Mary Jane Veloso or a second appeal filed by her lawyers is granted. Veloso is one of 10 drug convicts whose planned executions have triggered criticism and calls for mercy from around the world. Photo by EPA/Francis R. Malasig

Saudi executions won't affect Indonesia plans, official says

Apr 17, 2015 - 1:17 PM

Indonesian is protesting Saudi s execution of two Indonesians this week without prior notice

PROTEST. Indonesian migrant worker activists protest outside the Saudi Arabian embassy in Jakarta in 2011 over the beheading of an Indonesian worker. File photo by EPA

H&M exec: 'Filipinos are sustainable-conscious shoppers'

Apr 15, 2015 - 9:14 PM

UPDATED Instilling sustainability in a predominantly young market is H M s thrust in growing in the Philippines says its SEA Country Manager Fredrick Famm

SM opens 50th mall in Rizal

Nov 15, 2014 - 1:49 PM

The property developer also remains bullish on its expansion plans building 3 to 4 malls annually regardless of the economic and financial situation of the country

Alexander Wang x H&M collection in Manila: Shopping rules

Oct 30, 2014 - 1:36 PM

It s here – but you ll have to follow the rules in order to get the pieces you want

What went down at the Alexander Wang x H&M launch in New York

Oct 18, 2014 - 8:53 PM

Rappler reports from New York: An army of supermodels A list muses a pop up store and Missy Elliott come together for the launch of the latest H M designer collaboration

WANG'S ARMY. The designer launched his eponymous H&M collaboration at New York's Armory at Hudson

PHOTOS: Take a tour of the first H&M in the Philippines

Oct 16, 2014 - 6:41 PM

What to expect what s available tips for your first H M shopping trip and a visual tour through the inside of the store opening October 17

H&M makes fashion 'sustainable'

Oct 16, 2014 - 6:36 PM

H M CEO Karl Johan Persson who is in the Philippines for the flagship store opening on October 17 tells Rappler why fashion and sustainability combined makes good business

View the entire collection: Alexander Wang x H&M

Oct 16, 2014 - 12:13 AM

Plus prices in Philippine pesos Finally it s time to take a closer look at the clothes Rappler brings you photos and video of the Alexander Wang collection for H M

IN PHOTOS: Rachelle Ann Go surprise performance at H&M opening party

Oct 15, 2014 - 10:58 PM

The actress is in town just for a couple of nights

Rappler exclusive teaser: Alexander Wang x H&M collection

Oct 14, 2014 - 2:21 PM

The full collection is almost here Here s a preview