This is what Zara was called before a mix-up
HelloGigglesThis is what Zara was called before a mix-up that gave it the name we know and loveHelloGigglesAccording to Marie Claire, owner Amancio Ortega first named the company Zorba. Yes, Zorba! He named it after a book and film called Zorba the Greek. Here's the plot, via Good Reads so you can get some insight into his vision for the brand: “The classic ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 2:59 pm
How Zara Got Its Name - TeenVogue.com
TeenVogue.comHow Zara Got Its NameTeenVogue.comWe'll admit, we definitely haven't. That being said, what if we told you at one point, Zara wasn't even known as Zara at all? Mind blown. The very first store was reportedly opened in 1975, founded by a man named Amancio Ortega. It was named Zorba ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 6:34 am
Jeff Bezos Regains Spot As World's
ForbesJeff Bezos Regains Spot As World's Second-Richest Person Following Whole Foods AnnouncementForbesAs a result, Jeff Bezos—Amazon's chief executive and its largest individual shareholder—saw an immediate surge to his fortune, enough in fact to send him past Spain's Amancio Ortega, who was the world's second-richest person as of early this morning.and more »
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 8:51 am
Bezos desbanca a Amancio Ortega y ya es el
Forbes MexicoBezos desbanca a Amancio Ortega y ya es el segundo más ricoForbes MexicoBezos, quien fue uno de los grandes ganadores en 2016, se ha disputado el segundo sitio de la lista Forbes de Billionaires con Warren Buffett, el genio detrás de la firma de inversión Berkshire Hathaway, y Amancio Ortega, el patriarca de Inditex ...Jeff Bezos, el segundo más rico del mundo tras compra de Whole FoodsEl Universalall 255 news articles »
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 7:37 am
Une énorme donation de Zara pour la lutte
Le ParisienUne énorme donation de Zara pour la lutte contre le cancer fait polémique en EspagneLe ParisienLa générosité du milliardaire espagnol Amancio Ortega, créateur de l'enseigne Zara, qui a offert des équipements de pointe à des hôpitaux, fait polémique en Espagne: Podemos et des associations de défense de la santé publique ont jugé ces dons ...Le mécénat fait des vagues en EspagneLa Croixall 5 news articles »
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 12:20 am
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