LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2017) – Outlets of Little Rock has announced that 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, will open at the center in late 2017. H&M has experienced a warm welcome from customers and fans in Arkansas and is happy to continue to expand its store and employee count in the state.
The new 20,000 square foot H&M location will offer Little Rock 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 Outlets of Little Rock 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.
Teresa Hendrix, General Manager, Outlets of Little Rock elaborates, “We are extremely pleased to bring H&M to Outlets of Little Rock. This popular fashion brand is sure to be an exciting addition to our lineup of retailers. Shoppers will be excited to have access to H&M’s extensive fashion forward offering which are always presented at amazing prices.”
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 Outlets of Little Rock location, H&M is proud to add employees to the current, ever-expanding total of approximately 16,000 U.S. employees. In 2016, H&M was ranked number 20 on Interbrand’s list of 100 Best Global Brands and was also ranked number 199 out of 500 on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers. 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 2016 alone, H&M U.S. diverted over two million lbs. of unwanted textiles from landfills and was also named by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the sixth year.
Since H&M opened the doors to its first U.S. store 16 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 467 locations across the country, and looks forward to continued expansion at the best properties worldwide.
Outlets of Little Rock
Outlets of Little Rock is Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center visitors will save up to 70 percent off on America’s most desired brands including Banana Republic Factory Outlet, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Clarks Outlet, Cole Haan, Gap Factory Store, J.Crew | crewcuts Factory, LOFT Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, RH Outlet, Under Armour and more. Located at the intersection of I-30 and I-430 adjacent to the only Bass Pro Shops in Arkansas, Outlets of Little Rock is an open-air lifestyle destination. Visit www.outletsoflittlerock.com for a full directory listing. Outlets of Little Rock is a New England Development shopping destination.
New England Development
For nearly forty years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management, delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types and across the country. New England Development’s growing portfolio of retail projects includes an exciting mix of outlet centers including Asheville Outlets® in Asheville, North Carolina; Outlets of Little Rock in Little Rock, Arkansas; Clarksburg Premium Outlets® in Clarksburg, Maryland and Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Florida. Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa will open October 20, 2017.