H&M has reported a 4% increase in like-for-like sales for August.
In local currencies the fast fashion giant surged ahead, as total sales including VAT increased by 14% compared to the same month the previous year.
In total group sales for the third quarter to August 31 increased by 2% to SEK37,411m (£3.6m). Sales in local currencies increased by 12% compared to 2012.
H&M reported no growth in like-for-like sales during May and just a 1% rise in April. The previous three months delivered declines in like-for-like sales.
It has continued to increase its retail footprint with 335 new store openings in the last year taking its total stores to 2,964.