H&M to open stores in Italy

H&M to open stores in Italy H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB has signed a contract for the first store in Italy. The store is situated in very attractive premises in central Milan and will open in September 2003. H&M is planning to open additional stores in Italy during 2004. Contact: Carl-Henric Enhörning, Head of IR +46 8 796 54 10 Leif Persson, CFO +46 8 796 13 00 H&M switchboard +46 8 796 55 00 For background information about H&M and downloadable press pictures, please go to www.hm.com. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/08/21/20030821BIT00620/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/08/21/20030821BIT00620/wkr0002.pdf