• H&M Temporarily Shutters Stores in South Africa

    9 days ago - By WWD

    PARIS - Hennes & Mauritz AB has temporarily shuttered its stores in South Africa after protesters ransacked several locations in the wake of the hoodie controversy.
    “What matters most to us is the safety of our employees and customers,” said the company. “We have temporarily closed our stores in South Africa. None of our staff or customers have been injured. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will open the stores as soon as the situation is safe again.
    “We strongly believe that racism and bias in any shape or form, deliberate or accidental, are simply unacceptable,” continued...
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