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Inditex FY profits tumble on lockdowns and restrictions Hannah Abdulla | 10 Mar 21

Net profit and sales at Inditex, the owner of the Zara and Bershka brands, tumbled during 2020 on the back of trade disruption linked to lockdowns and restrictions across Europe to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Inditex in India organic cotton drive Beth Wright | 26 Feb 21

Zara owner Inditex is partnering with DBS Bank to scale India’s organic cotton industry by providing easier and faster access to funding for more than 2,000 farmers in the fashion giant's supply chain.

Inditex joins new MIT consortium to fight climate change Leonie Barrie | 29 Jan 21

Fashion giant Inditex is joining industry leaders including Apple, Accenture, Boeing, IBM and PepsiCo in a new cross-sector initiative to try to find a solution to the global climate crisis.

Inditex confident as Q3 shows strong recovery Michelle Russell | 15 Dec 20

Inditex, the owner of the Zara and Bershka brands, says it remains confident in its long-term strategy after its third-quarter showed a strong recovery in operations and earnings of EUR866m (US$1.05bn).

Apparel retailers among firms urged to step up plastic waste goals Hannah Abdulla | 9 Nov 20

Businesses are being urged to set ambitious plastic waste reduction targets and take bold action on unrecyclable packaging types by either executing a credible roadmap to make recycling work, or decisively innovate away from them, as a new report shows limited progress has been made on increasing recyclability of plastic packaging and reducing the need for single-use packaging altogether.

Inditex and H&M join call for EU to cut emissions by 55% Michelle Russell | 17 Sep 20

More than 150 businesses, investors and business networks, including Inditex, H&M and VF Corp, are calling on European Union leaders to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030.

Inditex hails Q2 turning point as group returns to profit Beth Wright | 16 Sep 20

Inditex, the owner of the Zara and Bershka brands, says it has reached a turning point in its recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic after booking a second quarter net profit.

Inditex Lefties brand makes online debut in Spain and Portugal Hannah Abdulla | 3 Sep 20

Budget brand Lefties, owned by Inditex, has started trading online in Spain and Portugal.

Major brands linked to "union-busting" factories Hannah Abdulla | 5 Aug 20

A number of factories producing garments for several major apparel brands have been accused of exploiting the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to sack workers affiliated to unions.

Inditex partners on global garment industry recovery pledge Beth Wright | 5 Aug 20

Inditex, owner of the Zara and Bershka brands, has joined hands with the IndustriAll Global Union in a commitment to support the economic and social recovery of the global garment industry from the Covid-19 crisis.

H&M Group signs circular economy pledge to "build back better" Beth Wright | 17 Jun 20

Swedish fashion giant H&M Group has signed a new pledge committing to accelerate the transition to a circular economy – which environmental sustainability manager Cecilia Brannsten tells just-style will be key to enabling a more resilient future for fashion.

Retailers begin to outline store reopening plans – Update just-style | 16 Jun 20

Debenhams, Brooks Brothers, and J.Crew Group are among the latest apparel brands and retailers to outline reopening plans after stores and online operations were closed temporarily worldwide as part of efforts to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Inditex invests $3bn in digital and creating store 'sustainability hubs' Michelle Russell | 11 Jun 20

Spanish clothing giant Inditex, owner of the Zara brand, is investing EUR2.7bn (US$3.1bn) to bolster its online business and plans to turn its stores into ‘sustainability hubs’ as it looks to transform its profile and accelerate its digital transformation.

Inditex swings to Q1 loss as pandemic hits sales Hannah Abdulla | 10 Jun 20

Inditex, the owner of the Zara and Bershka brands, has booked a EUR409m loss against a EUR734m profit for the same period last year, blaming the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

H&M, Inditex in UN push to governments for climate change action Hannah Abdulla | 20 May 20

More than 150 companies including the likes of H&M, Burberry, Inditex, and zipper manufacturer YKK Corp, have backed a UN statement urging governments to align their Covid-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science.

Inditex pays virus-hit factory workers in Spain – for now Ivan Castano Freeman | 31 Mar 20

Spanish fashion giant Inditex, which owns the Zara fashion chain, is to pay its Spanish workers their full salaries until 15 April, just-style has been told – including those in its domestic factories.

Inditex writes down inventory as virus impacts sales Hannah Abdulla | 18 Mar 20

Inditex, the owner of brands including Zara and Bershka, has recorded a EUR287m (US$316m) inventory charge on the back of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak which it says has hit its sales in the first two weeks of March.

Technology underpins Inditex 9-month profit jump Hannah Abdulla | 12 Dec 19

Inditex, owner of the Zara and Bershka brands and one of the world's largest fashion retailers, has recorded a 12% jump in net profit for the first nine months to EUR2.72bn (US$3bn).

Brands still failing to deliver on responsible viscose sourcing Michelle Russell | 20 Nov 19

A new report has found that while the issue of responsible viscose production is now firmly on the agenda of the fashion industry, there are still brands and retailers failing to deliver on responsible sourcing.

Human rights group calls on Inditex to "respect" living wage Michelle Russell | 20 Nov 19

Spanish fashion giant Inditex has rebuffed claims by a human rights group that it is not ensuring supply chain workers producing hoodies for its Zara brand are being paid a living wage.

Inditex H1 profits and sales up on tech investments Hannah Abdulla | 11 Sep 19

Inditex Group, the world’s biggest fashion retailer and owner of brands including Zara, Masimmo Dutti and Bershka, has reported a rise in sales and profits for the first half, boosted by investments in stores as well as in logistics and technology.

Zara launches first denim line made from repurposed jeans Beth Wright | 23 Aug 19

Fast fashion chain Zara has launched its first collection made from post-consumer denim and revealed plans to scale up its repurposing efforts in the future. 

Inditex outlines new global sustainability goals Beth Wright | 17 Jul 19

Spanish clothing giant Inditex, the world's largest clothing retailer, has outlined a series of new sustainability commitments – including a pledge that 100% of the cotton, linen and polyester used by all eight of its brands will be organic, sustainable or recycled by 2025.

Investors press brands for more workforce transparency Beth Wright | 3 Jul 19

A coalition of more than 120 institutional investors with combined assets of more than US$14 trillion is renewing its demand for companies across the world to come forward with better data on their staff and supply chain workers, with the aim improving the quality of jobs globally. 

Inditex sets up new board-level sustainability committee Beth Wright | 13 Jun 19

Spanish clothing giant Inditex, the world's largest clothing retailer, is setting up a sustainability committee within its board of directors to oversee the group's sustainability strategy and policies.

Higher sales boost Inditex Q1 profit Hannah Abdulla | 12 Jun 19

Inditex, the owner of the Zara, Bershka and Pull & Bear brands, has posted a 10% jump in net profits for the first quarter of 2019, to EUR736m (US$833m), lifted by increased sales.

Inditex to promote Carlos Crespo to CEO Beth Wright | 24 May 19

Spanish clothing giant Inditex, the world's largest clothing retailer, is to promote its chief operating officer Carlos Crespo to the role of chief executive, helping to move the company towards its digital and sustainability goals.

Inditex and MIT research data analysis and sustainability Hannah Abdulla | 19 Mar 19

Inditex, owner of Zara and Pull & Bear brands, is to contribute over US$4m to multi-year projects with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which will research global sustainability initiatives and data analysis applications for the textile industry.

Inditex FY sales climb to EUR26.15bn Beth Wright | 13 Mar 19

Spanish clothing giant Inditex, operator of the Zara fast fashion chain and the world's second-largest clothing retailer, has booked a rise in full-year profit and revenue, with net sales climbing to EUR26.15bn (US$29.52bn). 

Inditex launches Pull&Bear brand online in the US Beth Wright | 20 Feb 19

Spanish clothing giant Inditex is to launch its Pull&Bear brand online in the US today (20 February) as part of its bid to sell in every country in the world by 2020.





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