H&M sales rocketed 25 per cent in September.

The fashion retailer also achieved a like-for-like growth of 13 per cent. This was spurred on by the launch its transactional web sites in Germany and Austria.

The results were ahead of market expectations and were the group’s second-strongest in five years.

Next month, H&M will launch an exclusive collection by iconic designer Robert Cavalli. It will be available in about 200 of its 1,400 international shops.