H&M to open first store in Puerto Rico

10 May 2016 (Last Updated May 10th, 2016 18:30)

Fashion brand H&M has announced its plan to open its first store in Puerto Rico next month.

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Fashion brand H&M has announced its plan to open its first store in Puerto Rico next month.

To be located at The Mall of San Juan, the store will open on 9 June.

H&M North America president Daniel Kulle said: "We are thrilled to be opening the first H&M location in Puerto Rico and bring our fashion to both the local community, as well as visitors of this beautiful island.

"As a new market, we are also pleased to provide employment opportunities for local residents through our furthered expansion there."

"As a new market, we are also pleased to provide employment opportunities for local residents through our furthered expansion there."

The brand claimed that the store will serve as one-stop shopping destination for clothing for the whole family, with collections for ladies, men, and separate sections for accessories, lingerie and beauty.

This outlet will also carry H&M's children's collection from newborns to up to eight year olds.

The new H&M location will be approximately 31,000ft².

As part of the grand opening, the first 1,000 customers in line will receive special H&M giveaways.

The H&M Group has more than 4,000 stores in 61 markets, including franchise markets.

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB was founded in Sweden in 1947. In addition to H&M, the group includes Cheap Monday, COS, Monki and Weekday, as well as H&M Home.


Image: H&M has more than 4,000 stores in 61 markets. Photo: courtesy of Nick-D/Wikipedia.