H&M to Open New Location at Premier Shopping Destination, West Town Mall
Thursday, January 23, 2020 — H & M, Hennes and Mauritz Inc., one of the world’s largest fashion retailers famous for offering fashion-forward apparel at affordable prices in a sustainable way, is thrilled to announce a new location in Knoxville, Tennessee. Measuring approximately 23,000 square feet, the new location at West Town Mall is set to open in the fall of 2020. H&M has experienced a warm welcome from customers and fans in Tennessee and is happy to continue to expand its store and employee count in the state.
The new H&M location will offer Knoxville residents a one-stop shopping destination for quality clothing for the whole family, with collections for ladies, men and teens, as well as separate “store within a store” sections for accessories. The West Town Mall location will also carry the H&M Kids collection for newborns to 14 year olds. The breadth and variety of H&M collections make it easier for any consumer to find fashionable products, no matter their personal style. With an emphasis on design, quality, and sustainability, H&M offers inspiring, high fashion at an unbeatable value.
H&M prides itself on its support of local economies by adding jobs with each new location. As a continuously expanding brand, H&M constantly searches for new talent to grow within the company. With the opening of the West Town Mall location, H&M is proud to add approximately 20 employees to the current, ever-expanding total of approximately 16,000 U.S. employees. In 2019, H&M was recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019 by Forbes magazine. For available job opportunities, please visit career.hm.com.
Sustainability is an integral part of H&M. The brand is growing and making significant long-term investments for sustainable development. In 2013, H&M launched Garment Collecting, an in-store clothing recycling project and was the first global fashion company to implement such a program. In 2019 alone, H&M U.S. diverted over 4.3 million lbs. of unwanted textiles from landfills.
Since H&M opened the doors to its first U.S. store 19 years ago, the U.S. has been one of the retailer’s most successful markets. H&M is proud to offer U.S. consumers quality fashion at competitive prices at its 565 locations across the country and looks forward to continued expansion at the best properties worldwide.