The pact with the global union federation reflects Inditex’s commitment to ensure decent working conditions for the 2.5 million people who work in the 7,000 factories producing garments for the apparel group’s labels.
Inditex’s young fashion brand Bershka its strengthening its commitment to sustainability with the launch of a new collection made using eco-friendly materials. This is part of a collaboration with National Geographic.
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%.