H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB: Sales Development in December 2012

  H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB: Sales Development in December 2012

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- January 15, 2013

Regulatory News:

In December 2012, H&M Group (STO:HMB)  total sales including VAT in local
currencies increased by 8 percent compared to the same month the previous
year. Sales in comparable units decreased by 2 percent. Comparable units
comprise the stores and the internet and catalogue sales countries that have
been in operation for at least a financial year. Sales in December were
affected by a negative calendar effect of approximately 3 percentage points.

The total number of stores amounted to 2,809 on 31 December 2012 versus 2,490
on 31 December 2011.

The full year report for the financial year of 2011/2012 will be published on
30 January 2013

Karl-Johan Persson, Managing Director

The information in this press release is that which H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB
(publ) is required to disclose under Sweden’s Securities Market Act. It was
released for publication at 08.00 (CET) on 15 January 2013.

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H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB
Nils Vinge, Head of IR
+46-8-796 5250
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