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Why Inditex is "clear winner" in the fast fashion space 27 Jul 2016

Spanish retail giant Inditex, owner of the Zara brand, is the clear winner in the fast fashion space, analysts believe, with the competitive distance between the company and its peers continuing to increase thanks to its efficient business model.


INTERVIEW: Mango continues on global growth trajectory 24 Oct 2014

Spanish fashion retailer Mango might have its roots firmly in Europe, but is on a growth trajectory globally, making its presence felt in most major countries. just-style spoke with managing director Enric Casi and Jose Gomez, VP of international business development, about what the future holds and the challenges of operating in today's changing retail environment.


ITMA innovation focuses on functionality and sustainability 29 Sep 2011

Concerns over darkening economic clouds have not prevented fabric and dye suppliers from their continued focus on innovation; quite the opposite in fact, with many looking to boost business by unveiling new products at this year's ITMA international textile and garment machinery exhibition in Barcelona.


ANALYSIS: Spanish chains halt apparel market freefall 6 Sep 2010

Like most industries in Spain today, the apparel sector has not emerged unscathed from the deep recession that's roiling the country.


Speaking with style: Isak Halfon, expansion director, Mango 14 Aug 2010

It may be ten times smaller than archrival Inditex (owner of the Zara stores) but Spanish women's fashion chain Mango is nearly as well known, thanks to clever adverts featuring glamorous movie stars and a relentless expansion which has taken it to 100 countries in recent years. And there is room for more - much more - growth, expansion director and board member Isak Halfon tells just-style.

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ITMA 2019 a "sell-out" despite two additional halls 15 Aug 2018

Organisers of one of the world's leading textile and garment technology exhibitions, ITMA 2019, have hailed the demand for space at next year's event, adding that it is already fully booked despite the addition of two extra halls to the floor plan.


Ex-Esprit boss to lead Bimba Y Lola 1 Aug 2018

Former Espirit boss Jose Manuel Martínez has been named CEO of Spanish womenswear brand Bimba Y Lola as the company unveils its new strategic plan, designed to uphold its growth, increase its international presence and strengthen its leadership teams.


Inditex to deploy RFID technology across all brands by 2020 31 Jul 2018

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, owner of the Zara brand, is to pilot an at-home pick-up service in China for recycling garments – and is on track to deploy RFID technology across all brands by 2020.


Ternua teams up with Archroma on nutshell dye 19 Jul 2018

Outdoor clothing brand Ternua is teaming up with colour and specialty textile chemicals provider Archroma to create a capsule collection of recycled T-shirts and sweatshirts sourced from agricultural waste from the Basque region in Spain.


Happypunt selects PLM to boost speed 22 Jun 2018

Spanish womenswear manufacturer Happypunt has invested in a digitising solution from apparel software and systems supplier Gerber Technology to meet speed and Industry 4.0 trends.


Strong operating performance boosts Inditex Q1 13 Jun 2018

Spanish clothing giant Inditex booked increases in both earnings and revenues in its first-quarter, underpinned by what it says was a strong operating performance and global growth in both its online and store network.


Tejidos Royo to offer first dry-dyed indigo denim 4 May 2018

Spanish denim mill Tejidos Royo is set to become the first textile operation in the world to offer a new environmentally-friendly indigo yarn dyeing process that uses foam instead of water and has the potential to transform denim manufacturing.


Mango commits to sustainable cotton sourcing 19 Apr 2018

Spanish fashion chain Mango has become the latest brand to join the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) as part of a new commitment to ensure 50% of the cotton it sources is of sustainable origin by 2022.


Jeanologia calls for water-free denim sector by 2025 22 Mar 2018

Spanish firm Jeanologia, which specialises in sustainable garment finishing technologies that help reduce chemicals, water and energy use, is urging brands and manufacturers to help the denim industry become 100% water free by 2025.


Online boosts Inditex FY, but sales growth slows 14 Mar 2018

Profit at Spanish clothing giant Inditex, operator of the Zara fast fashion chain and the world's second-largest clothing retailer, rose 7% last year, thanks to growth across all regions and a double-digit jump in online sales.