Bill Gates is losing the world's richest
ETRetail.comBill Gates is losing the world's richest title to Jeff Bezos, thanks to his philanthropyETRetail.comBezos and Spanish retailer Amancio Ortega have both challenged the hold Gates has had on the top spot since May 2013. Ortega, whose net worth peaked at $85.9 billion in June 2, has since fallen behind Buffett to the No. 4 spot with a net worth of $79.8 ...and more »
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 7:30 pm
Zara's UK profits drop sharply despite
The GuardianZara's UK profits drop sharply despite record salesThe GuardianThe reduced payout did not hurt the wallet of the Inditex founder, Amancio Ortega, one of the world's richest men with a fortune of $79.6bn (£60bn), according to Forbes. In March, Inditex, which is listed on the stock market in Spain, said Ortega would ...
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 9:24 am
Amancio Ortega Now World's Richest Man - The
Amancio Ortega Now World's Richest ManThe TideThe founder of Jara, Amancio Ortega has beaten Bill Gates in the number one position of the world's richest man. In a report recently released by Forbes, Ortega beat Bill Gate to become the richest person on earth. He currently has a $200 million edge ...
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 5:31 pm
Bill Gates' philanthropy opens path for Jeff
Bill Gates' philanthropy opens path for Jeff Bezos to become world's richest manBrisbane TimesBezos and Spanish retailer Amancio Ortega have both challenged the hold Gates has had on the top spot since May 2013. Ortega is the man behind fashion chain Zara. His net worth peaked at $US85.9 billion in June 2, but has since fallen behind Buffett to ...and more »
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 4:35 pm
El libro que debes leer para conocer las
El libro que debes leer para conocer las claves del éxito de Amancio Ortega con ZaraMerca2.0... de prendas y estableciendo parámetros que demuestran el poder del consumidor cuando una marca logra adaptarse a su patrón aspiracional y de estilo de vida con el que cuenta, logrando que la historia de esta compañía y su fundador, Amancio Ortega, ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 11:45 pm
Zara owner to buy Primark's building in
Amancio Ortega, Zara's founder and owner, has reached an agreement to acquire the building hosting Primark's shop in Oxford Street from property companies Land Securities and Frogmore.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:38 am
What’s your net worth? When they hear the term “net worth,” most people tend to think of Bill Gates, Carlos Slim Helu or Warren Buffet; men whose names regularly appear at the top of Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people. However, net worth is not just for billionaires.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 11:20 pm
Spanish swoop on Oxford Street
SPAIN’S richest man has swooped on some of Britain’s top retail properties, buying a stretch of London’s Oxford Street for more than £400m.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 5:10 pm
Spanish scholarship winners seek host
World Heritage Student Exchange Programs is looking for American families to host high school students from Spain.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 6:10 am
Old Esquire Theater sells for $176M
The former Esquire Theater, home to an upscale steakhouse and luxury designers, has been sold to a Spanish investor with an appetite for fast fashion.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:43 pm
What's in a name? A history of fashion brand
Zara founder Amancio Ortega opened his first store in A Coruna, Spain, in 1975. A Zorba the Greek fan, he had wanted to call the shop Zorba but there was a bar two blocks away called Zorba's, and he and the bar owner decided the names were too similar.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:56 am
Real Madrid Florentino Perez boss holidays
It is based in Puerto Portals and is even more luxurious than the one owned by the boss of fashion chain Inditex, Amancio Ortega, one of the richest men in the world according to the Forbes list. It is moored amongst other millionaires’ yachts and is not ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:59 pm
South African billionaire Christo Wiese
Wiese, who will join Green and other retail luminaries such as Ikea’s Ingvar Kamprad and Zara founder Amancio Ortega in the World Retail Congress’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Rome next week, says he does not think he missed out on BHS. Right now he ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:04 am
Finally, Some Good News for Billionaires
But at long last, Tuesday brought good news to many rich men. Amancio Ortega, owner of the world’s largest clothing retailer Inditex, added $2.6 billion to his fortune in one day, while LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault tacked on $1.3 billion.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:22 am
Wang Jianlin: Asia's Richest Person Lost
Twenty-four billionaires saw their wealth drop by more than $1 billion on Monday. Microsoft mogul Bill Gates lost $3.2 billion, Inditex SA founder Amancio Ortega's wealth fell $1.5 billion, and Mexico's Carlos Slim lost $1.6 billion. Even before the market ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:53 pm