H&M plans Eugene store

EUGENE, Ore. - Retailer H&M plans to open a 20,000 square foot store at Valley River Center in the fall of 2014.

The retailer started in Sweden in 1947. The first U.S. store opened 14 years ago in New York.

The company now has 308 locations in the U.S.

Worldwide, the company has about 3,000 stores in 53 countries.