Hold on to your fedoras, ladies and gents. A local H&M store is set to open here (finally!). The Swedish retailer has announced plans to come to Charleston, and you can find all the details below. Here's your Grit Cliff's Notes on their arrival:
WHEN: Store is set to open Fall 2013
WHERE: Where else? King Street. The old Williams Sonoma space at 281 King, which is between Liberty and Wentworth.
WHAT: Everything it seems.... Women's, men's, kids', maternity, lingerie, plus-size. 18,300 square foot store.
PRESS RELEASE: GLOBAL CLOTHING RETAILER H&M ARRIVES IN SOUTH CAROLINA
H&M to Open First Location in Charleston in Fall 2013
H&M, Hennes & Mauritz, the popular global retailer known for offering fashion-forward apparel and quality basics, is thrilled to announce the signing of its first store in South Carolina in the great city of Charleston! Set to open in the fall of 2013, H&M will debut at the historic King Street Fashion District, Charleston’s premier outdoor shopping destination.
2013 is a year in which the Swedish retailer plans to expand greatly in the southern market. H&M is excited to offer shoppers in South Carolina access to the retailer’s quality collections in a brand new 18,300 square foot store. H&M at281 King Street will include collections for ladies, men, young ladies and young men, with separate “store within store” sections for lingerie, maternity, sports apparel and accessories. This location will also carry H&M’s fantastic children’s collection, which features quality clothing for kids ages newborn to 14, as well as H&M’s plus-size line, H&M+.
Since H&M opened its first store on New York’s Fifth Avenue thirteen years ago, the U.S. has been one of the retailer’s most important markets. With its emphasis on expansion, H&M continually seeks out the best properties and locations for its customers. Now offering U.S. consumers access to quality fashions at the best prices through 268 locations across the country, H&M is excited to enter another important U.S. market.
For more information on this store and all the latest from H&M, please visit www.hm.com.