H&;M Hennes &; Mauritz AB (H&;M) was founded in Sweden in 1947. The company's business concept is to offer fashion and quality at the best price. H&;M is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Nordic. The H&;M Group has around 1,700 stores in 34 markets. H&;M has around 73,000 employees and achieved sales including VAT in 2008 of MSEK 104,041. For further information visit www.hm.com.