Rapid antigen tests and 30% less capacity characterised the second edition of the Madrid fashion week to be held in hybrid format, a yearning for celebration mixing with calls for women’s rights and guest politicians.
The Spanish apparel group’s president insisted the business model is “solid” and said he is confident about the group’s recovery. If all Inditex stores will re-open in April, 2021 sales will be on par with 2019.
After 32 years, Antonio Abril is leaving the Spanish textile giant to focus on academia, replaced by Oscar García Maceiras, a state attorney from A Coruña and deputy secretary of the board at Banco Santander.
It was a season of socially distanced presentations in Paris. With scores of events on an appointments basis. Designers presenting ideas to editors and buyers, and in the pandemic often harking back to their youth.
In the face of the ongoing health crisis, the Galician group is taking measures such as gradually implementing remote working at its HQ in Arteixo, A Coruña, and suspending employee services, like buses and the gym.