31/01/2014 – Expansion
On the 27th of Febuary, fashion chain H&M will open the first place to sell its homeware collection (bathroom, kitchen, living room and bedroom), situated in the Parc Central shopping center in Tarragona. Once the retrofitting finished, H&M´s shop will have 2.800 square meters. It will be one of the biggest and the best equipped in the country. That justifies the city choice in order to install H&M Home inside a three-store shop.
(…) After Tarragona – where about 25 people will find a job – the company foresees other openings of this line in several spots in Spain. (…) Also, the Swedish group invests in renovation of its existing shops, beginning with the ones located at 2 Plaza Norte Street in Madrid, at 2 Gran Vía Street in Barcelona and 2 Plaza Mar Square in Alicante (…).
The textile company earned on its 150 establishments in Spain 4% more in 2012, reaching 683,255 millon Euros. (…) Last year, in Spain only, it opened 13 new establishments and closed 3. (…).
Original article: Expansión (A. Zanón / R. Ruiz)
Translation: AURA REE