H&M Rolls Retail Cart into Lower Manhattan

HandM Lower Manhattan

Set to open at the Westfield World Trade Center in the spring of 2016, the new spot joins seventeen other locations already in New York City

International fashion retailer, H&M, has unveiled its first outlet in Lower Manhattan. The 25,000 square feet location set to open at the Westfield World Trade Center in the spring of 2016 and joins the seventeen other locations currently present in New York City.

As the largest in its category to launch in the aforementioned location, the retail giant aims to achieve a one-stop shopping destination for patrons featuring high fashion for men and women. Meanwhile, the store’s interior will operate on renewable power sources and consume less electricity than a conventional office building.

Also, the brand is prepared to incorporate recycled content materials and LED lighting throughout the store. Furthermore, in its constant search for new talent to grow with the company, the marque is committed to boosting local economies by adding jobs with each new location.

With the debut of its latest branch, H&M is slated to welcome on board about 85 employees into its ever-expanding pool of approximately 15,000 American employees. In addition, the network is poised to unveil its 500th North American store at the Dolphin Mall in Miami, Florida on 10 December 2015.

Founded in Sweden in 1947, Hennes & Mauritz’s business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition, the group includes other brands such as Cheap Monday, & Other Stories, COS, Monki and Weekday, and H&M Home. To date, it more than 3,800 stores in 61 markets including global franchises.