Zara owner Inditex says store sales recovering as it returns to profit, Retail News, ET Retail

By : Sonya Dowsett

MADRID : The owner of fashion retailer Zara, Inditex, returned to quarterly income in the a few months from May possibly to July despite a 31% fall in revenue as the coronavirus crisis stored shoppers away from city centre procuring districts.

Inditex, which also owns the Massimo Dutti and Bershka manufacturers, reported 98% of its outlets had reopened and that latest trade showed a progressive return to normality with on-line revenue increasing sharply and keep revenue recovering.

In the latest quarter, revenue in keep and on-line from Aug. 1 to Sept. 6 at continual exchange charges were being on an strengthening development, nevertheless continue to down eleven% from a yr earlier.

Inditex shares rose 5% on Wednesday morning, adding to gains booked on Tuesday right after Swedish rival H&M conquer quarterly income forecasts.

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