By Dominic Chopping
STOCKHOLM--Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB (HM-B.SK) said Friday that sales in its fiscal first quarter grew 10% on the year, beating expectations.
Sales in the quarter ended Feb. 28, excluding value-added tax, rose to 51.02 billion Swedish kronor ($5.48 billion). Analysts polled by FactSet had expected SEK49.98 billion.
The retailer said sales in local currencies increased by 4% year-on-year.
The company's complete first-quarter report will be published on Mar. 29, 2019, it said.
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