Few details are known about the family behind the Swedish fashion giant H&M. This is one of the reasons why people keep joking that H&M stands for “secret and powerful”.
Stefan Persson joined the company that his father founded near Stockholm in 1947 in the 1970s. He turned the business into a global fast fashion empire whose fans stood in line in front of newly opened stores and which worked with famous designers such as Karl Lagerfeld.
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This article was published by NewsABC.net in July 2020. It has now been reviewed and updated.