Store wars: Zara, H&M

ANALYSIS: H&M says it doesn’t need to smarten up to Zara

Fast fashion companies Zara and H&M are among the brightest stars in Europe’s retail landscape. But despite the obvious rivalry…

UK: Zara Fast Fashion Workshop makes a return

The Industry Forum’s ever-popular ‘Zara Fast Fashion Workshop’ returns to the UK next month, offering delegates the chance to gain…

EUROPE: Global growth pays off as H&M & Inditex profits rise

Expansionist fashion retailers Hennes & Mauritz and Inditex are optimistic on future growth after posing good profit figures. H&M’s first-quarter…

SPAIN: Inditex plans new Japan locations

Inditex plans to open a string of small-to-medium sized Zara stores in Japan following the purchase of its former partner,…

CHINA: Inditex takes Zara to Shanghai

Spanish fashion chain Zara has opened its first store in Shanghai, China. The two-storey location is in a key shopping…

FINLAND: Stockmann sells Russian Zara unit to Inditex

Finnish retailer Stockmann is selling it's subsidiary’s full share in the Spanish company Zara to the brand's owner Inditex for EUR41.5m…

Smart sourcing: a tailored path

Continuing on the theme of smart sourcing companies, Rohit Kuthiala discusses the ways high street retailers can transform themselves and…

SPAIN: Inditex eyes further global growth in 2006

Fashion group Inditex will initiate another round of store openings next year, a company spokesperson told just-style. Inditex, which operates…