H&M to open first store in India on Gandhi Jayanti

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Swedish multinational retail clothing company H&M, Hennes & Mauritz AB, will open its first flagship store in the capital on October 2, Gandhi Jayanti.

The 25,000 sq ft H&M store will be located in the Select Citywalk mall in Saket and will extend over two floors.

“This is the best time to be in India. It is H&M’s 60th and highly anticipated market with so much potential in retail. We hope to exceed customer expectations with our varied range of inspiring fashion that lets them explore their personal style,” Janne Einola, country manager, H&M Hennes & Mauritz Retail Pvt. Ltd. India said in a statement.

To celebrate the first store opening in India, there will be a DJ and performances along with a limited edition H&M India tote bag for the first 1000 customers in queue.

The first three shoppers in queue on the opening day will be rewarded with gift cards of Rs.15,000, Rs.10,000 and Rs.7,500 respectively.

The label will offer women, men, teenagers and children’s apparel and accessories including the H&M Studio AW’15 women’s collection that was showcased at Paris Fashion week.

Later in the year, the brand will also bring its globally celebrated lines such as Balmain x H&M designer collaboration followed by the Holiday collection, starring singer Katy Perry.

The end of 2015 will also see another H&M store opening in the capital at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj.

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