Inditex has a total of 8 brands internationally, and entered India with Zara in 2010. It currently has 20 stores in the country. The company also launched its brand Massimo Dutti in India last year with two stores. The Zara architectural team worked with Indian architects to try and capture Indian heritage in their new store. They have done similar heritage stores in Japan, Spain, Rome and Russia.
India is one of the fastest growing luxury markets in the world and IBEF has forecasted it to be the 12th largest luxury retail market by 2020.
By Chantell Crawford