Milestones

The road from modest family-run workshop to international fashion retailer is marked by bold steps forward; but we never forget where we came from. From our founder Amancio Ortega to today’s team, our vision is dynamic and ever evolving—but our character remains steadfast.

1963
THE BEGINNING

Amancio Ortega opens Confecciones GOA, a small dressmaking workshop.

1975
ZARA IS BORN

With the opening of the first Zara store in A Coruña, Amancio Ortega’s endeavor expands from maker to retailer.

1985
INDITEX MAKES IT OFFICIAL

The founding brings all our companies together under one banner.

1988-90
GOING GLOBAL

Zara begins to make its mark across the map with new stores in Porto, New York, and Paris.

1991-99
OUR FAMILY EXPANDS

Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Stradivarius joined the Inditex Group.

2000/2001
SAME HOMETOWN, NEW HQ

As our new headquarters are built in Arteixo, Inditex goes public on the Madrid Stock Exchange and Oysho is launched.

2003
WELCOME 'HOME'

The creation of Zara Home takes the label into a new space for empowering expression.

2007-17
NEW
WORLDWIDE
REACH

Our brands begin their move into online commerce and become a reference.

2021-22
NEW LEADERSHIP

Óscar García Maceiras becomes our new CEO and Marta Ortega Pérez takes over as Chairperson.