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Swedish fashion retailer opens in Crabtree mall

Posted March 18, 2010 10:14 a.m. EDT
Updated March 18, 2010 1:48 p.m. EDT

— A Swedish fashion retailer opened its first store in North Carolina Thursday.

Hennes & Mauritz – better known as H&M – held a grand opening at noon for its Crabtree Valley Mall store. The first 200 shoppers in line got prizes ranging in value from $10 to $300.

H&M also gave gift cards to academic and athletic leaders in the local Boys & Girls Clubs and made a donation to the club, according to a news release.

The store carries women's, men's, teenagers', children's and maternity clothing.

H&M has approximately 2,000 stores in 35 countries. It was founded in 1947.