All Zara articles – Page 12

  • Zara's UK profits soar

    Zara's UK profits soar


    Fashion chain Zara’s UK pre-tax profits soared 22% to £19.3m in its year to January 31 as it prepares to open its UK flagship store.

  • The country’s famous flip-flop brand Havaianas

    Analysis: Why have so few retailers entered Brazil?


    As the countdown to the Rio Olympics begins, Rebecca Thomson looks at the country’s retail industry and asks why few UK retailers have ventured into one of the world’s largest economies.

  • News

    Zara to launch Chinese online store


    Inditex-owned clothing retailer Zara will strengthen its presence in the Asian market with the launch of its online store in China on September 5. The Spanish group’s objective is to consolidate its foothold in China, a market that is already the most important for the retailer outside Europe.

  • Ruth Hoy

    Comment: Retailers lead the charge in online domain applications


    On 13 June, the movers and shakers of the technology world came to a standstill as ICANN announced the much-anticipated list of the new ‘generic Top Level Domains’, or gTLDs.

  • Topshop

    The South African retail market: What do retailers need to know?

    August 10 2012

    Sir Philip Green’s decision to take Topshop and Topman into South Africa reflects growing interest in this market.

  • News

    H&M to close flagship Hong Kong store


    Swedish fashion retailer H M plans to close its flagship store in Hong Kong, according to the The Wall Street Journal. The 30,000 sq ft shop will shut in autumn 2013 and be replaced by one operated by rival clothing retailer Zara. H M spokeswoman Cher Chui said the retailer ...

  • Primark

    Store gallery: Westfield limbers up for the Olympics


    As the start of the Olympics nears, John Ryan visits Westfield Stratford City to see how retailers are gearing up for the big event.

  • News

    Inditex to absorb Spanish government-imposed VAT increase


    Zara owner Inditex is to absorb the Spanish government-imposed VAT increase from 18% to 21%, so as not to increase prices. In 2010, when VAT rose from 16% to 18%, Inditex also kept prices stable. “With this decision, Inditex maintains its policy of price stability as it has ...

  • Peter Williams

    Comment: M&S must be braver than ever

    July 20 2012

    The repositioning of the food offer worked. Fashion must follow suit.

  • Sources: Inditex Corporate site, Retail Week Knowledge Bank

    Amancio Ortega: The retail genius who created Zara

    June 22 2012

    In this exclusive extract from The Man From Zara, author Covadonga O’Shea talks to José María Castellano, former chief executive of Inditex, about Amancio Ortega’s approach to business.

  • Brands such as Superdry have come to the fore

    The changing face of fashion retail


    Fashion has come a long way in 20 years, as the rise of online and Asian manufacturing drove significant change. Rebecca Thomson charts the trends that have changed the sector.

  • Christian Louboutin

    Zara wins appeal case against Christian Louboutin


    Fashion retailer Zara has won a landmark case against footwear designer Christian Louboutin over the right to sell red-soled shoes, a feature the designer is well-known for.

  • H&M expanded into homewares in 2010

    H&M’s brand new approach


    The fashion giant’s plan for a new premium fascia will open the door to a broader customer base.

  • All 336 of Inditex’s Zara stores in Spain will be remodelled to a new concept

    Inditex to invest £795m in 500 new stores worldwide

    March 30 2012

    On the back of strong 2011 results, Spanish clothing retailer Inditex has revealed capital expenditure of around E950m (£795m) for 2012 as the retailer plans to open about 500 new stores across the globe to take its total past 6,000.

  • News

    Zara launches global concept store in New York


    Inditex-owned clothing retailer Zara has launched a global concept store in New York with revamped architecture and a new interior design scheme. The store, at Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street, is the retailer’s largest in the US, comprising more than 32,300 sq ft spread over three floors. The store ...

  • The store opens tomorrow

    In pictures: First pictures of Zara’s global flagship in Fifth Avenue


    Zara opens a “global flagship” on New York’s Fifth Avenue tomorrow (March 15th 2012).

  • News

    Inditex to remodel its Zara fascia stores


    Clothing retailer Inditex will remodel all its Zara fascia stores in its home market. The revamp of the 336 Zara and 159 Zara Kids stores is part of the retailer’s efforts to roll out a new brand image, which was launched at a store in the Marineda City ...

  • News

    Inditex to open stores in Bosnia and Herzegovina


    Inditex has announced that it will open its first stores in Bosnia and Herzegovina this year. The company plans to introduce its Zara , Bershka and Pull Bear brands, unveiling its first Zara unit in the Brodomerkur-Mepas shopping centre, Mostar. The mall will open in March and ...

  • News

    Inditex opens first Zara store in Peru


    Inditex has opened its first Zara store in Peru in the capital, Lima. The shop is in the Jockey Plaza shopping centre, has a sales area of 19,375 sq ft and stocks collections produced for the southern hemisphere.

  • Michael Poynor

    Vertical expansion increases margins


    Michael Poynor is managing director of Retail Expertise where he consults with retailers on operational, strategic and financial projects.