Zara Logo -Zara is a chain of stores belonging to the Spanish fashion group Inditex founded by Amancio Ortega Gaona . It is the company’s flagship brand and is represented in Europe , America , Africa , Asia and Oceania with 1516 stores in 76 countries, 331 of them in Spain (2011). During 2007 opened 560 stores across the group. Some of its stores operating under the brands Lefties and Reduced Zara , designed to sell clothes cheaper and leftover debris and other seasonal and Kiddy’s Class or Zara Kids , a children’s clothing orientandas. In 2004 , its turnover was EUR 3819.6 million and represented 67.8% of Inditex sales. It has three logistics centers located in the main Arteijo , province of La Coruña ( Spain ), where he opened the first store in 1975 and two in Zaragoza and Madrid . It recently opened its first store in mainland China in the city of Shanghai .
In 1975 he opened the first Zara store in A Coruña, close factories Arteixo in northern Spain. In 1985 , Zara entered the fast fashion business. He joins Jose Maria Castilian business, a professor of business school, such as right-hand man Amancio Ortega , improving logistics company. In 1988 the first Zara store outside Spain, in Portugal. In 1994 he opened shop in Sweden, home of his closest competitor, H & M . In 2005 , Pablo Isla replaces CEO Jose Maria Castilian and began a restructuring of the logistics.