Saturday, May 19, 2018
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H&M to open store at WestShore Plaza in fall

Because one is simply not enough, H&M is opening a second location in Tampa, this one at WestShore Plaza.

The trendy Swedish clothing store said Monday it plans to open the store this fall, just in time for the holiday rush.

The store will be the second for Tampa. The first H&M opened late last year not far up the road in International Plaza. Another is planned for Tyrone Square Mall in St. Petersburg.

Shoppers may want to start planning ahead. Budget conscious fashionistas camped out overnight in their cars to be the first through the doors when H&M opened at International Plaza in November. Not sure what the plans are for the WestShore store, but the IP store gave the first 250 customers in line a free T-shirt and shopping passes valued between $10 and $300.

The 20,000-square-foot store at WestShore Plaza will carry women's and men's collections, accessories and lingerie, and children's clothing for newborns to age 14.

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