H&M is trying to boost its environmental credentials with a new recycling initiative. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News.

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching a new effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental(...)

H&M said markdowns in the quarter in relation to sales increased by 0.3 percentage points compared to a year ago

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, warned on Thursday of a “very negative” impact from higher purchasing costs for th(...)

A man passes by a graffiti showing a euro sign and a car in the colours of Greece jumping off on the wall of an old house in Athens. The concern that Greece could default on its debt hit European stocks for a second day. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Lingering concerns over a potential Greek debt default hit European stocks, dragging them lower for a second straight session on Thursday. A lack of (...)

H&M’s second-quarter sales were 45.9 billion Swedish crowns, up 21 per cent from a year earlier, beating a forecast of 44.7 billion Swedish crowns. Photograph: Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg

The world’s second-biggest fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz on Monday reported a bigger rise than expected in May sales in local currencies. Loca(...)

 H&M, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, saw higher sales growth than expected in December, helped by strong collections and colder weatherPhotograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, saw higher sales growth than expected in December, helped by strong collections and(...)

 A lone shopper sits outside a Primark clothing store. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Increasingly erratic weather is driving European clothing retailers to buy goods more often and closer to home, rather than relying on seasonal collec(...)

Shares in high-street retailer Next fell by as much as 5.6%. Photograph: Reuters

British retailer Next warned yesterday it will have to lower profit forecasts if unusually warm autumn weather continues and shoppers don’t buy winter(...)

Ikea’s store in Ballymun, Dublin. In response to a shift in shopping habits to smaller local stores and the Internet, Ikea opened its first city centre store earlier this year in Germany

Full-year sales at Ikea, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, gained pace as consumer spending and global demand for its sleek designs and flat-pac(...)

H&M plans to roll out in 8 to 10 online markets in 2015 after starting up sites in Spain, Italy and China this autumn

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, said sales in June had gotten off to a good start after reporting second-quarter pr(...)

H&M said sales rose 19 per cent in May, its fastest growth in six months. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

The world’s two top fashion retailers, Zara owner Inditex and Hennes & Mauritz, reported strong sales growth today, benefiting from a recovery (...)