Why everything at H&M is on sale

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Due to what clothing retailer H&M says was weak sales at the end of the year, and “unusually cold winter weather,” the company has been left with an excess of spring merchandise. And while that doesn’t sound so great for H&M, their profit loss is a good thing for customers. In order to get rid of all the extra inventory, they’re offering some pretty hefty discounts.

“Weak sales in the forth quarter, partly caused by imbalances in the assortment for the H&M brand, resulted in the need for substantial clearance sales in the first quarter,” H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson said in a statement.

Those clearance sales? They’re happening right now, and you’ll be able to find more than 1,000 items marked down—everything from women’s, men’s and children’s clothing to things for your home, like blankets and dishware. Some items are up to 60 percent off!

The sales are both in store and online, but only until Monday, April 2—so hurry! You can also get free shipping if you’re shopping online by using code 1274, and an extra 20 percent off select items if you spend $75 and use code 0419.

Here’s a look at some of the discounts we found in this spring clearance sale.

H&M+ Double-Breasted Coat

This double-breasted coat in dark blue is perfect for spring and comes in sizes 14-26. Originally $119, it is now a little over 40 percent off and only $69—a savings of about $50.


Ankle Boots

These adorable faux suede ankle boots come in black and taupe, and have satin lining and faux leather insoles. The heal is approximately 2 1/4 inches high, so it’s perfect for casual wear. They were $40, but now they’re just $25, making them about 40 percent off.



Leather Sneakers

These premium quality, 100 percent leather sneakers for girls have an appliqued hook-loop fastener at the top, and elastic laces. Coming in the color antique rose, they are $25, marked down from $40.


Patterned Duvet Cover Set

At 40 percent off, this patterned duvet cover set is now just $30. It comes in sizes king and queen in dark blue or white, and includes two pillowcases.


Laundry Bag

We’e digging this laundry bag, with its printed text design. It’s made of lightweight fabric and features a drawstring closure and two handles. It was $18, but it’s now only $10, a savings of about 45 percent.


To see all the merchandise included in the sale, just click here.

[h/t: BuzzFeed]

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