Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has decided to open eight new stores In India over the next six months focusing on tier II cities. The addition of new stores would take its count to 24. H&M would add 1.60 lakh sq. ft. of retail space by the end of 2017, totaling 6.50 lakh sq. ft. within two years of starting its operations in India. “This autumn, H&M will have eight more stores across Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi NCR as well as Indore, Coimbatore and Amritsar. Adding a total of 1,60,000 sq. ft. of retail space,” H&M India Country Manager Janne Einola told.