Inditex’s Zara has seen its UK profits falling even though sales there have continued to rise. Full-year 2018/19 sales rose around 10% to £772.5m, but profits were halved as selling and distribution costs rose 7%.
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.
After Shanghai and Paris, the label chose its flagship store on Paseo de Gracia as the ideal location to present its latest Autumn/Winter collection. The exclusive event was held in partnership with Kate Bosworth.