Coinciding with the presentation of the group’s Q1 results, Inditex has announced the “voluntary resignation” of its deputy CEO Ramón Reñón, who bids farewell to the Spanish group after almost 30 years.
Inditex bounced back with a vengeance in Q1 with the Spanish fashion retail giant reporting higher profits and saying its sales grew 50% year-on-year. Sales in Q2 so far have also exceeded those of Q2 2019.
The Spanish apparel group’s president insisted the business model is “solid” and said he is confident about the group’s recovery. If all Inditex stores will re-open in April, 2021 sales will be on par with 2019.
Inditex continued to go from strength to strength in the latest quarter and first nine months of its financial year as its omnichannel strategy and focus on stores in the best locations paid off for all brands.
Zara continues to be the group’s largest brand, while Stradivarius and Uterqüe are the fastest-growing formats. FashionNetwork.com takes an in depth look at brand performance and Inditex’s long-term vision.
Inditex has seemed unstoppable for years and its results on Wednesday showed no sign of that changing any time soon. The fashion retail giant reported H1 sales growth of 7% with new revenues and profits records.