H&M to open stores in Portugal

H&M to open stores in Portugal H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB has signed a contract for the first store in Portugal. The large store, which will carry the full product range, is in central Lisbon and is due to open in spring 2003. H&M plans to open more stores in Portugal later in the year. Contacts: Carl-Henric Enhörning, IR director +46 70 796 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/2003/08/21/20030821BIT00520/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/08/21/20030821BIT00520/wkr0002.pdf