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Expanded online reach in Europe

Inditex rounded out its online presence in Europe with the launch of all of its brands’ online platforms in 11 markets (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Hungary, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Malta).

Zara opens its doors in SoHo (NY)

Zara set up shop in the heart of New York’s SoHo district with a 4,400 square meters flagship store in one of the finest examples of the district’s late nineteenth century retail architecture.

IndustriALL Agreement / Chair for Refugees at Comillas University / Employee profit-sharing plan / Massimo Dutti for&from store

Inditex and IndustriALL reinforced their commitment to raising supply chain standards worldwide.

Inditex and Comillas Pontifical University set up the Chair for Refugees and Forced Migrants.

Inditex paid out 37.4 million to employees under its first extraordinary profit-sharing plan.

Massimo Dutti inaugurated a for&from store under Moltacte’s management in Igualada (Barcelona).

Stradivarius Oxford Street / Newsweek Green Rankings Inditex

Stradivarius inaugurated its largest store worldwide in London’s Oxford Street.

The 2016 Newsweek Green Ranking rated Inditex as one of the world’s most sustainable listed companies.

2016-2020 Environmental Plan / Detox Catwalk

Inditex unveiled its 2016-2020 Environmental Plan which delves further into the Group’s unfolding circular economy model, tackling every link in its productive process.

Greenpeace ranked Inditex as an Avant-Garde performer in its 2016 Detox Catwalk for its use of sustainable chemicals.

DJSI / New head office and for&from store for Pull&Bear / Zara Compostela / Mobile payments

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) named Inditex the most sustainable retailer.

Pull&Bear inaugurated its new eco-efficient head offices in Narón (A Coruña), which have earned LEED Gold certification, and opened its first for&from store, under COGAMI’s management, in Ferrol (A Coruña).

Inditex rolled out mobile payments in all of the Group’s brands and stores in Spain.

Zara opened one of its most emblematic stores on calle Compostela, in the heart of A Coruña’s shopping district.

Entry into New Zealand / Online platform in Turkey / Agreement with Tsinghua University / InTalent Programme

Zara arrived in New Zealand (Auckland).

Inditex launched the online platforms of all of its brands with a presence in Turkey.

The Group announced an agreement with Tsinghua SEM University in Peking covering cultural and academic exchanges.

Inditex set up the InTalent Programme with the aim of attracting scientists to Coruña University.

Agreements with Caritas, Entreculturas and MSF

Inditex renewed its collaboration agreements with MSF and Caritas, earmarking €9.7 million to charitable endeavours.

It also renewed its agreement with Entreculturas in order to fund this NGO’s educational, employment and humanitarian aid work in Latin America, South Africa and the Lebanon.

Uterqüe: new image and new stores in Poland and the Ukraine

Uterqüe entered the Polish and Ukrainian markets, where it also unveiled its new store image, inspired by the Mid-Century movement of the 1950s.

January 17
Sustainability Yearbook 2017 / Agreement with / Completion of RFID rollout

Inditex took the gold medal in the Dow Jones Sustainability Yearbook 2017 for its sustainability performance.

The Group reinforced its agreement with for bringing drinking and toilets to vulnerable communities.

Virtually all Zara stores worldwide fitted with RFID garment identification technology.