Same-store sales at fashion retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB rose 3% in October, the company said today (15 November).  

The Swedish retailer said total sales, which include newly opened stores, were up 13% in October compared with the same month last year. The retailer has now seen its total sales rise every month since September last year, while same-store sales have been on the rise for the past five months.

The retailer operates 2,143 stores around the world.