The name is changed to Hennes & Mauritz when Erling Persson buys the hunting and fishing store Mauritz Widforss in Stockholm, including a stock of mens clothing. This is the start of sales of mens and childrens clothing. 1974. H&M is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. 1976.
Where did H&M get its name?
When founder Erling Persson opened his first H&M shop in Sweden in 1947, he deemed it as Hennes, which translates into Swedish for “Hers.” This was quite a literal rendering as Hennes only sold womens clothing at the time.
What is H&M good at?
The most well-known is H&M, the fashion brand we know and love. The brand also boasts a number of standalone stores dedicated to glorious homeware and interior styling products. Some of the companys lesser-known brands are just as noteworthy.
Is H&M English?
H&M is a Swedish multinational clothing-retail company known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers, and children. It is the second-largest global clothing retailer, behind Spain-based Inditex (parent company of Zara).