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H&M recalls socks after shoppers spot 'Allah pattern'
H&M recalls socks after shoppers spot 'Allah pattern'

NEWSWATCH: Swedish clothing retailer H&M has recalled a line of children's socks after complaints from shoppers that a pattern on them appeared to resemble the word Allah written in Arabic...

30 Jan 2018

SWEDEN

(c) Stefan Holm -
H&M 'racist' ad adds to company's woes

STOCKHOLM - A racism scandal at H&M is the latest indication of management problems at the Swedish clothing giant, once the darling of shoppers but now struggling to make the switch to e-commerce, analysts say.

15 Jan 2018

SWEDEN

H&M removes 'black boy' ad after racism accusation
H&M removes 'black boy' ad after racism accusation

Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz on Monday apologised and removed an advertisement of a black child after the company was accused of being racist...

9 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

Top e-commerce trends for 2018
Top e-commerce trends for 2018

E-commerce has continued to grow in 2017 with a disruptive effect on physical shopping malls and retail giants like H&M...

By Ingemar Gleissman 3 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

What will Brexit mean for Sweden?
What will Brexit mean for Sweden?

Many experts have come out and said that the British Exit will lead to poor consequences for the UK, the EU, and Sweden, but just what will be affected and how?...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

H&M sales rise in SA bad
H&M sales rise in SA bad

Swedish retailer H&M has continued on its winning streak in SA, dodging the malaise to which domestic retail players have succumbed...

3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

H&M launches new upmarket brand as profits slow
H&M launches new upmarket brand as profits slow

Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) on Thursday announced the launch of its eighth fashion brand...

31 Mar 2017

SWEDEN

Cool spring chills H&M profits
Cool spring chills H&M profits

STOCKHOLM - Swedish fashion brand Hennes and Mauritz said on Wednesday an unusually cool European spring kept shoppers away, depressing profits in the three months to May...

22 Jun 2016

SWEDEN

Volkswagen buys Scania as Swedish shareholder sells stake
Volkswagen buys Scania as Swedish shareholder sells stake

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car manufacturer, was set to take full control of Swedish truck manufacturer Scania after a small but crucial shareholder agreed to sell its shares.

15 May 2014

SWEDEN

Volvo to turn cars into boxes for online shoppers
Volvo to turn cars into boxes for online shoppers

STOCKHOLM - Swedish auto maker Volvo said on Thursday it was developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes.

24 Feb 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Maritime sector excludes majority says Peters
Maritime sector excludes majority says Peters

Faster transformation is needed in the maritime industry because black people are still largely excluded from this sector, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said.

5 Sep 2013

SWEDEN

Volvo sales fall, loss reported
Volvo sales fall, loss reported

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish heavy truck and construction equipment manufacturer Volvo last week reported a quarterly loss as sales plummeted to their lowest since the start of Europe's financial crisis.

29 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year
Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.

19 Aug 2011

ANDORRA

Travel & tourism report focuses on moving beyond the downturn
Travel & tourism report focuses on moving beyond the downturn

ANDORRA: Switzerland, Germany and France have the most attractive environments for developing the travel and tourism industry, according to the fourth Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, just released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011 (GTF) held in Andorra. Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Spain and Singapore complete the top 10.

9 Mar 2011