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The Founder of Zara: The Third-Richest Man in the World

Who is Amancio Ortega Gaona? He is one of the most reclusive billionaires in the world and the founder of the wildly popular Zara apparel chain (part of his Inditex Group). Let’s learn more about him. As reported by Vivienne Walt … Continue reading

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Zara: On the Fast Fashion Track

As we’ve blogged previously, Zara, the Spain-based global apparel retailer that is part of Inditex, is on quite a roll. It is now the largest fashion retail chain in the world. Suzy Hansen, reporting for the New York Times, notes … Continue reading

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Fast-Fashion Retailer Zara Keeps Up Emerging-Markets Push

Inditex, a global apparel retailer based in Spain whose leading subsidiary is the Zara chain, is on quite a roll. Its expansion strategy is extremely aggressive. It has making a large push into developing markets. As reported by David Roman and … Continue reading

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