One of the notable retailers in the world is explained on Amazing Facts about Zara. If you are a fan of fashion, you must know that Zara focuses on selling the fashion items and accessories. Amancio Ortega and Rosalía Mera established in the company in 1975. The base of Zara is located in Arteixo, Galicia. The Inditex group has Zara as the primary brand from the company. Zara earns the status as the largest apparel retailer. Get other interesting facts about Zara below:
Amazing Facts about Zara 1: the other brands
Uterqüe, Zara Home, Bershka, Stradivarius, Massimo Dutti, Oysho and Pull and Bear are the other brands owned by the fashion group.
Amazing Facts about Zara 2: the first Zara store
In 1975, the downtown A Coruña, Galicia, Spain featured the first Zara store. It was opened by Amancio Ortega.
Amazing Facts about Zara 3: the original name
At first, the store was not called Zara, but Zorba. Ortega selected the word Zorba for his store for he was inspired from Zorba the Greek. It was a classic movie.
Ortega decided to change of Zorba into Zara after he found that there was a bar with the same name located two blocks away from his fashion store.
Amazing Facts about Zara 5: the products of the first store
The first store of Zara contained the low priced fashion products. They featured the design of the high end and popular clothes.
Amazing Facts about Zara 6: instant fashion
Ortega realized that fashion changed rapidly. Therefore, he applied a new system called instant fashion by alternating the process of designing, manufacturing and distributing the products. Therefore, his company would be able to react to the new fashion quickly and decreased the lead times.
Amazing Facts about Zara 7: the improvements
He hired several designers and applied the information technology to improve his business.
Amazing Facts about Zara 8: the international expansion
Zara began its international expansion by opening a store in Porto Portugal in 1988.