Exclusive extracts from this 23-page-long report:
- Who is the player?
The company started in 1963, as Confecciones GOA, a small workshop in A Coruña, Spain. The first Zara store opened in 1975. Over the 1991-2008 period, the retailer launched all of its currently owned brands (Bershka, Massimo Dutti, etc.). Zarahome.com went live in 2007, becoming Inditex's first online store. It was followed, three years later, by zara.com. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
In parallel to physical store network adjustments, the group has pursued its e-commerce conquest. As part of a plan to build integrated online/offline operations, over 2017-2018, it launched e-commerce websites in new countries including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and India. European markets have contributed the majority of Inditex's total online sales for the past four years. In light of this, Inditex has focused its e-commerce enhancement efforts on Europe. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Global manufacturing, transport and logistics capabilities
Diversified product portfolio reaching across a multitude of price ranges […]
Investments in infrastructure underpinning online growth have reduced margins
Revenue decline in Spain in FY2017 […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, Number of stores, Sales by store banner, Sales performance by store banner, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.