Inditex is a fashion retailer which dates back to 1963 when it started life in a small workshop making women's clothing. Today it has more than 7,000 stores throughout the world. Through its history the Group has evolved to become the business it is today reaching many notable milestones along its journey. But it has always remained focused on listening closely to its customers to offer them the fashions they desire. This strong customer orientation would give rise, years later, to the launch of the first Zara store in 1975. This was followed by the brand's international expansion at the end of the 1980s and the successive launch of new retail concepts: Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe. This customer focus underpins an organisational structure that encompasses all stages of the fashion value chain (design, manufacturing, distribution and sale in proprietary stores). The customer promise is also the driving force behind the integration of our sustainable and environmental policies used throughout the Group's supply chain.
The Group's brands strive to sell fashionable products of the highest quality. Inditex is committed to its customers; which means that its 150,000-strong workforce is focused on staying true to its word. A state of the art logistics system centred in Spain helps deliver new products to all of the Group's stores twice weekly to meet our customers' needs.

Company Growth (employees)
Arteixo, ES
Size (employees)
149,948 (est)
Inditex was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Arteixo, ES

Key People/Management at Inditex

Pablo Isla Alvarez de Tejera

Pablo Isla Alvarez de Tejera

Chairman & CEO
Ignacio Fernandez

Ignacio Fernandez

Marco Agnolin

Marco Agnolin

Director of Bershka
Eva Cardenas Botas

Eva Cardenas Botas

Director of Zara Home
Jorge Perez  Marcote

Jorge Perez Marcote

Director of Massimo Dutti
Jose Luis Rodriguez Moreno

Jose Luis Rodriguez Moreno

Director of Uterque
Jordi Triquell Valls

Jordi Triquell Valls

Director of Stradivarius
Oscar Perez Marcote

Oscar Perez Marcote

Director of Zara
Amancio Ortega Gaona

Amancio Ortega Gaona

Founder of Inditex and Member of the Board

Inditex Office Locations

Inditex has offices in Arteixo, Narón, Tordera, Cabrianes and in 1 other location
Arteixo, ES (HQ)
Edificio Inditex s/n Avda. de la Diputación
Elche, ES
22 Calle Severo Ochoa
Narón, ES
37 Avenida Gonzalo Navarro

Inditex Financials and Metrics

Inditex Financials

Inditex's revenue was reported to be €20.9 b in 2015 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2015)

20.9 b

Revenue growth (Y, 2014 - Y, 2015), %


Gross profit (Y, 2015)

12.1 b

Gross profit margin (Y, 2015), %


Net income (Y, 2015)

2.9 b

EBITDA (Y, 2015)

4.7 b

EBIT (Y, 2015)

3.7 b
EURY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


16.7 b18.1 b20.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.8 b7.5 b8.8 b

Gross profit

9.9 b10.6 b12.1 b
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Inditex Operating Metrics

Inditex's Stores was reported to be 7.2 k in Q3, 2016
Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Q3, 2016


6.34 k6.68 k7.01 k7.24 k

Markets with Commercial Presence


Markets with an Online Store

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Inditex's employees are reported to be approximately 76% female and 24% male.
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Traffic Overview of Inditex

Inditex Online and Social Media Presence

Inditex News and Updates

Spain’s Political Upheaval Stokes Uncertainty Over Retail Revival

The Catalonian independence vote and resulting violence threatens to put Spain's fashion momentum on pause.

H&M Profits Tumble After Summer Discounts Hurt Margins

Pretax profit fell 20 percent for the three months to August 31, as young shoppers purchasing online leaves vast quantities of unsold inventory in stores.

Zara Owner Inditex Sees Profit Growth of 9% in the First Half

While strong growth in online and in-store sales caused the Spanish fashion retailer's net profit rise to €1.37 billion, its gross margin as a percentage of sales slipped because of a stronger euro.

City Moves - who's switching jobs?

Today's City Moves cover wealth management, interdealer broking and fashion retail. Take a look at these movers and shakers: Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Deutsche Bank Wealth Management yesterday announced it has appointed Michael Morley, the former chief executive of Coutts & Co, to le…

Potential new owners line up for £3bn Shop Direct

Just a handful of offers are thought to be on the table for Barclay Brothers-owned Shop Direct, which is on the market for around £3bn. San Francisco-based private equity house Hellman and Friedman is now understood to be in the race, tabling a £2.5bn offer for the online retailer empire. The fir…

H&M Misses Forecasts As Fast Fashion Pressure Builds

After decades of strong growth, H&M has repeatedly missed sales forecasts over the past year as pressure in the fast fashion market builds from its budget rivals and new online players.
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Inditex Company Life and Culture

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