H & M, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), one of the world’s largest fashion retailers known for offering fashion-forward apparel and quality basics in a sustainable way, is excited to announce the opening of a new store at theOutlets at Corpus Christi Bay.

Opening Thursday, March 2nd at 10:00 am, the H&M at theOutlets at Corpus Christi Bay will give shoppers in the Robstown area access to the latest trends at the best prices. The new location will offer collections for ladies, men, young ladies, and young men to separate “store within a store” sections for accessories.  This location will also carry the H&M Kids collection for newborns to 14 year olds.

By opening new stores across the country H&M adds jobs to the local economy. The retailer is proud to have hired approximately 30 employees for the store at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay, almost all hired locally.  In 2016, H&M was ranked number 20 on Interbrand’s list of 100 Best Global Brands.  For available job opportunities, please visitcareer.hm.com.

H&M is the first fashion company to roll out a global garment recycling program. Through this initiative, H&M customers at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay can help save natural resources and contribute to a reduced environmental impact by donating unwanted pieces of clothing from any brand while in the store. Customers will receive a voucher for 15% off their entire purchase for each bag of donated clothing. In 2016 alone, H&M U.S. diverted over 2 million pounds of unwanted textiles from landfills and placed 20th on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index.

To kick off the recycling program on opening day, customers who bring garments to be recycled before the store opens at 10 a.m. will also have the chance to win H&M gift cards valued between $50 and $250, in addition to the 15 percent off voucher. 

In celebration of opening day, H&M at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay will offer the first 200 shoppers in line an H&MAccess to Fashion Pass, valued from $10 to $300, in addition to other opening offers!

H&M was established in Sweden in 1947. Today there are 467 stores in the U.S. and approximately 4,000 H&M stores in 64 markets worldwide.