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)
Type
Public
HQ
Arteixo, ES
Founded
1974
Size (employees)
161,793 (est)+8%
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

CFO
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
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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.
EUR

Revenue (Y, 2015)

20.9 b

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

15%

Gross profit (Y, 2015)

12.1 b

Gross profit margin (Y, 2015), %

58%

Net income (Y, 2015)

2.9 b

EBITDA (Y, 2015)

4.7 b

EBIT (Y, 2015)

3.7 b
EURY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015

Revenue

16.7 b18.1 b20.9 b

Revenue growth, %

8%15%

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

Stores

6.34 k6.68 k7.01 k7.24 k

Markets with Commercial Presence

87888893

Markets with an Online Store

252729
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Inditex's employees are reported to be approximately 76% female and 24% male.
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Inditex's Web-traffic and Trends

Inditex Online and Social Media Presence

Inditex News and Updates

Patrick Demarchelier, Karl Templer Named in Boston Globe Report on Sexual Misconduct

More than fifty models spoke to the paper's investigative team about a pattern of mistreatment in the modeling industry perpetrated by photographers and stylists, and enabled by agents.

A Denim Factory Could Hold the Key to Reviving Pakistan’s Exports

With foreign reserves declining ahead of elections in July, Pakistan’s government is under pressure to revive its exports. Could Artistic Denim provide a solution?

H&M Forecasts Physical Stores to Return to Growth Next Year

The fast-fashion retailer will focus on online sales, which it expects to rise at least 25 percent this year.

H&M Drops Reinvestment Plan

The retailer abandoned plans to ask shareholders to reinvest their dividend payouts in newly issued shares, saying the move had proved problematic to carry out.

Spain and Portugal Reboot the Iberian Fashion Market

As Spain and Portugal return to pre-crisis growth and tourism levels, who will be the winners and losers as new global players enter the market?

China Steps Up Policing of Multinationals on Sovereignty Issues

China is stepping up its policing of international companies such as Zara, demanding they respect the government’s position on long-standing territorial disputes from Taiwan to Tibet.
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Inditex Company Life and Culture

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