H&M like-for-like sales down 2 pct in Sept

STOCKHOLM Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:04am EDT

STOCKHOLM Oct 15 (Reuters) - Swedish budget fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz said on Tuesday sales in its stores open at least a year fell 2 percent in September, in line with expectations.

Total sales in August were up 7 percent in local currencies, below a forecast of 8 percent.

The company had already announced total sales were up 8 percent for the period Sept. 1 to Sept. 24.

(Reporting by Stockholm Newsroom)

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