Turnover for the H&M Group increased in September

Turnover for the H&M Group increased in September 2002 by 8 per cent compared with the corresponding period last year. Sales increase per month in per cent excluding currency rate changes: 1999/2000 2000/2001 2001/2002 December 19 7 10 January 13 22 8 February 27 16 16 March 5 27 16 April 18 15 12 May 15 20 11 June 7 21 19 July 10 18 18 August 3 26 16 September 22 34 8 October 5 18 November 8 20 Whole year 12 20 Sales development in the month of October will be published on 15 November 2002 at 8.30 CET. Rolf Eriksen Managing Director Contact persons: Carl-Henric Enhörning +46-8-796 5410 Leif Persson +46-8-796 1300 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/08/21/20030821BIT00920/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/08/21/20030821BIT00920/wkr0002.pdf