What does "H&M" stand for?


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H&M stands for Hennes & Mauritz AB, a Swedish retailer of clothing for children, teens, men and women. As of 2014, H&M is ranked number 30 among the most-valuable worldwide brands.

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What does "H&M" stand for?
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H&M's first store opened in 1947 in Sweden, and, as of 2014, the company has about 116,000 employees around the world. As of the end of 2012, H&M has more than 2,600 stores and is the second-largest seller of clothing in the world. The company has about 200 stores in the United States as of 2010. The New York City H&M, the company's first U.S. store, opened in 2000. As of 2014, Forbes ranks H&M as 74th on its list of most-innovative companies and estimates its annual sales at more than $20 billion.

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