Sales at Swedish fashion group H&M increased by 1% in local currencies in November compared to the same month last year.

It said that sales so far in December had been good, up 11% compared in the first two weeks of the month.  

This month H&M unveiled its newest designer collaboration with Sonia Rykiel. In November it drew crowds to its stores with a tie-up with luxury shoe group Jimmy Choo.

H&M has 1,988 stores worldwide.