Inditex, parent of Zara, is adding a total of 200,000 sq m of logistics and commercial facilities in Spain this year, the company has revealed in its half year report.
There are three principal projects: the extension of Inditex’s headquarters in Arteixo, increasing in 70,000 square metres Zara and Zara Home’s commercial premises, the building of Massimo Dutti’s new logistics centre in Tordera, introducing state-of-the-art innovations, and the acquisition of 300 000 sq m in Guadalajara aimed at hosting a new international logistics centre.
The group said this policy would amount altogether to a total investment of 450 million euros in Spain and an estimated direct job creation of 1400 new positions. “Through this investment projects, more than 200,000 square metres will be added to the commercial and logistics surface aimed at supporting international growth from Spain.”
Inditex reported net sales up 17 per cent to 7.2 billion euros in the first half.