H & M HENNES & MAURITZ AB NINE-MONTH REPORT

• Sales excluding VAT for the H&M Group for the first nine months of the financial year amounted to SEK 73,382 m (62,222), an increase of 18 percent. In local currencies, the increase was 5 percent. • Profit after financial items for the first nine months amounted to SEK 14,111 m (14,076). Group profit after tax amounted to SEK 10,230 m (10,205), corresponding to SEK 12.36 (12.33) per share. • Sales excluding VAT for the third quarter amounted to SEK 23,545 m (20,871), an increase of 13 percent. In local currencies, the increase was 3 percent. • The gross profit for the third quarter amounted to SEK 14,514 m (12,700), an increase of 14 percent. The gross margin amounted to 61.6 percent (60.8). • Profit after financial items for the third quarter amounted to SEK 4,773 m (4,586), an increase of 4 percent. Group profit after tax amounted to SEK 3,460 m (3,325). • Sales in August decreased by 3 percent in local currencies. • Increased expansion target for the full year from 225 to approximately 240 stores net. • Online sales to be launched in the United Kingdom with planned start in autumn 2010. Sales Sales excluding VAT for the H&M Group during the first nine months of the financial year amounted to SEK 73,382 m (62,222), an increase of 18 percent. Sales including VAT amounted to SEK 85,939 m (73,193). In local currencies the increase was 5 percent. In comparable units, sales decreased by 4 percent. Sales excluding VAT in the third quarter amounted to SEK 23,545 m (20,871), an increase of 13 percent. Sales including VAT were SEK 27,587 m (24,540). In local currencies, sales increased by 3 percent and decreased by 6 percent in comparable units. In August 2009, sales including VAT in local currencies decreased by 3 percent compared to the same month of the previous year. Sales in comparable units decreased by 11 percent. The Group opened 116 (85*) stores and closed 14 (9) stores during the nine-month period. The total number of stores in the Group as per 31 August 2009 thus amounted to 1,840 (1,618), of which 31 are franchise stores. * Excluding the 20 stores that were consolidated through the acquisition of FaBric Scandinavien AB, 1 May, 2008. Contact persons Nils Vinge, IR +46-8-796 5250 Jyrki Tervonen, CFO +46-8-796 5277 Karl-Johan Persson, CEO +46-8-796 5233 Switchboard +46-8-796 5500 Information about H&M and press images are available at www.hm.com The information in this Interim Report is that which H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) is required to disclose under Sweden’s Securities Market Act. It will be released for publication at 08:00 (CET) on 24 September 2009.

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H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. H&M’s business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition to H&M, the group includes the brands COS, Monki, Weekday, Cheap Monday, & Other Stories, H&M HOME and ARKET as well as Afound. The H&M group has 47 online markets and more than 4,800 stores in 70 markets including franchise markets. In 2017, sales including VAT were SEK 232 billion. The number of employees amounts to more than 171,000. For further information, visit about.hm.com.

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