Tag: Zara

E-commerce, Retail Types

Free returns could be on the way out as consumers prepared to pay

January 26, 2023

Via: Charged

One in four consumers are willing to pay return fees, according to Sendcloud. Major retailers like H&M and Zara have started charging customers for returns, and as a result one in four consumers revealed that they are willing to pay […]


H&M, Kering, Stella McCartney Join Support for Forest-Friendly Supply Chains

November 15, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Major retail industry players including H&M, luxury brand holding company Kering and Zara parent company Inditex have agreed to purchase 550,000 metric tons of sustainable alternatives to materials sourced from ancient and endangered forests. Every year, more than 3.2 billion […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Zara now charges for some returns. Will other retailers follow?

June 8, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Zara may be in the midst of changing the parameters of e-commerce returns for apparel retailers. The company announced in May that U.K. customers will now be charged 1.95 pounds, or about $2.45, for customers to return online purchases to […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Zara to begin charging for online returns

May 11, 2022

Via: Charged

Zara has started charging customers to return products they have purchased online. Since the beginning of May, Zara customers have been charged £1.95 to return items, with the fee deducted from their total refund, according to The Industry.Fashion. However, items […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon, Rakuten, eBay Top List of Most Visited Ecommerce Sites

February 22, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Retail ecommerce sales grew 27.6% worldwide in 2020 and global marketplaces ruled the roost, making up nine of the top 10 most visited retail sites last year, according to a report from Fasthosts. Amazon and Japan’s Rakuten were the #1 […]

Retail Types, Stores

Zara Results – How Lockdown May Have Changed Fashion Forever

June 10, 2020

Via: Forbes

Within the same 24 hours that Debenhams announces a further three U.K. stores currently closed due to the pandemic will not reopen, Zara owner Inditex announces results that whilst subdued, show resilience. Their interim results (February 1st 2020 – April […]


Zara to offer mobile AR experience in stores

March 16, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This sounds like a potentially intriguing use of augmented reality technology to bridge the mobile and in-store shopping experiences. Though some retailers have used AR and virtual reality in-store to enhance the sales process and customer experience, most of the […]


How agile is your supply chain?

March 6, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

Zara has earned high marks for its agile supply chain. Despite its success, manufacturers heavily invested in Lean believe that the retailer’s approach could never work for them. What are the misconceptions about agility and how can they be overcome? […]

Retail Types, Stores

Zara rises on sales beat, launches eco-friendly line

September 22, 2016

Via: Retail Dive

Zara owner Inditex on Wednesday reported that operating profit in the first half of the year rose 8% to 1.61 billion euros ($1.8 billion), beating expectations; analysts cited by Bloomberg expected profits to reach 1.58 billion euros. Inditex’s net sales […]

Others, Tech

Where Is The Line Between Creative Inspiration And Intellectual Property Theft?

August 17, 2016

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

Fast fashion brands Forever 21 and Zara are being accused by independent artists of stealing their original designs and placing variations on their merchandise. This controversy highlights a growing reality within retail: Designers have to be proactive about protecting their […]


Zara parent Inditex will focus on e-commerce and curb store expansion

March 10, 2016

Via: Internet Retailer

The apparel retailer plans to have an online presence for its eight brands throughout the EU and Turkey by the end of the year. (Bloomberg)—Inditex SA, the world’s largest clothing retailer, reined back its store expansion plans as the Zara […]