The Inditex Textile Group has broken sales and profit records, broken the pessimism prevailing in the textile sector and achieved historic results. Between February and July, the fashion giant recorded sales of 14,845 million euros, 24.5% more than a year earlier, (where it had already set a billings record), while sales rose 25% at constant exchange rates.
In addition, Inditex It reported a net profit of 1,794 million euros During that period, that represents an increase of 41% compared to the same period a year ago. This contrasts markedly with the figures for the first semester Profit alert Presented by its rivals Primark, Gap and Zalando.
According to Inditex, part of this success is due to the renewal of its fashion design and the great internal organization the company has undertaken in recent months. which has been running since April 1 under the direction of Amancio Ortega’s youngest daughter Marta Ortega.
“These results are explained by four key factors in our performance. Our fashion proposalA continuously optimized shopping experience for our customers, Our approach to sustainability and talent and the commitment of our people”, highlights the company in a statement.
Born on January 10, 1984 in Vigo, Marta is the only daughter of Emancio Ortega’s second marriage to Flora Perez. He attended a school in La Coruna until high school, which he did in Switzerland; And then he studied business at the University of London (United Kingdom) Business School, where he graduated in 2007 with a specialization in International Business.
After completing his degree, Ortega began his career at Inditex as a shop assistant in one of the then textile empire’s 445 Bershka stores and continued to train from the bottom up at the company’s premises in various cities around the world. Amancio Ortega’s heirs went to work at 7:30 a.m., received and organized merchandise, and served customers. All this with one goal: Know the ins and outs of company organization in detail.
Currently, Marta Ortega is president, albeit in a non-executive capacity, of Inditex, a company whose family is in charge of a position as one of the most important textile companies worldwide. Although he has been in office for only a few months, Ortega promises a brilliant performance for the coming months, showing his dedication to the Spanish company otherwise.