Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / H&M India to have 1000 staffers by year-end
H&M India to have 1000 staffers by year-end
Jul '16
Courtesy: H&M
Courtesy: H&M
The Indian arm of Swedish fashion retailer H&M plans to hire 200 employees by the end of the year that would push up its staff strength to 1000 in the country, according to a report in the Business Standard.

H&M has six stores across the Delhi-National Capital Region, Bengaluru and Mohali and around 800 employees.

According to Dhatri Bhatt, Head of Communications at H&M India, the company has long-term plans for India and believes in investing to grow local talent.

H&M which opened its first store in India in New Delhi last October, plans to open three outlets in Mumbai, two in Pune and one in Chennai. The count would go to 12 by the end of this year, the company said recently.

Globally, H&M has around 4,000 stores and 148,000 employees.To give international exposure to its staff, during the country launch its sales advisors were sent to the UK for a month's training while store management team was sent for two months.

Bhatt said H&M has become the first retail chain in India to give two days off in a week to its sales staff. The company is also hiring internally.

“At H&M India, 10 sales advisors in less than six months moved to management roles and 55 employees have been moved to newer roles,” she said.

H&M plans to invest Rs 780 crore to open 30 stores in the country in five years. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani addressing at the Texprocil Annual Export Awards. Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

Govt to extend special package to home textiles segment

The Central government is likely to extend the recently approved Rs...

Reebok Liquid Speed Grey. Courtesy: Business Wire

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Oct 2016

Reebok’s Liquid Factory brings sneaker creation to US

Reebok, a pioneer in the sporting goods industry, has brought sneaker ...

Courtesy: GHCL

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

GHCL to invest Rs 67.25 crore in textile division

Chemicals and textiles firm GHCL will invest Rs 67.25 crore in its...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search