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Fashion Nova, H&M, Zara: Why we can’t stop buying fast fashion

If you’ve bought clothes in the past decade, odds are that at least one item came from a fast fashion brand. Stores like Zara and H&M, two of the largest retailers in the world, still hold a stronghold over most people’s shopping habits, even with the rise of online shopping brands.

These big, brightly lit stores seemed to pop up in malls overnight sometime in the late 2000s, carrying everything from skinny jeans to work blouses to cocktail dresses, often for significantly less money than stores like Gap or Nordstrom.

Still, these shopping behemoths aren’t without controversy. Their speedy supply

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Store Closing List 2020: Macy’s, Pier 1, Zara, and More

Between COVID-19’s catastrophic impact on retail coupled with the continued rise of online shopping, 2020 has brought a store closing list that’s predictably vast. According to a recent report from retail data firm Coresight Research, 20,000 to 25,000 stores in the U.S. could permanently shutter this year, with more than 4,000 stores already saying they’ll close down this year. More than half of the closures would be situated in malls, which are already in peril but have faced particular challenges due to social distancing.  

Before the health crisis, a number of retailers filed for bankruptcy and started to

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World Leading Fashion Store ‘Zara’ Was Nearly Called ‘Zorba’

Have you ever wondered how the famous Spanish clothing company ‘Zara’ got its name?

Some of you may have thought that behind the name ‘Zara’ hides an elegant Spaniard who inspired the owner of the famous chain of stores. However, that is far from reality because the name ‘Zara’ was inspired by a Greek… Alexis Zorbas.

When Zara founder Amancio Ortega was looking for a name for his first store in La Coruña, Spain in 1975, he decided to call it “Zorba” from the 1964 film “Zorba the Greek”, Zara’s communications director, Jesus Echevarría told the New York Times.

However

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Zara owner to close up to 1,200 fashion stores around the world | Business

The owner of Zara will close as many as 1,200 stores around the world as the clothing retailer tries to boost online sales during the chaos wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Inditex said it would “absorb” between 1,000 and 1,200 mainly smaller stores, with losses concentrated among older shops from brands other than Zara. The Spanish company’s other brands include Bershka, Pull & Bear and Massimo Dutti.

Closures are expected to be concentrated in Asia and Europe. It is understood that the 107 Inditex stores in the UK are less likely to be significantly affected.

Inditex said that “headcount will

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Zara owner to close up to 1,200 fashion stores around the world | Retail industry

The owner of Zara will close as many as 1,200 stores around the world as the clothing retailer tries to boost online sales during the chaos wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Inditex said it would “absorb” between 1,000 and 1,200 mainly smaller stores, with losses concentrated among older shops from brands other than Zara. The Spanish company’s other brands include Bershka, Pull & Bear and Massimo Dutti.

Closures are expected to be concentrated in Asia and Europe. It is understood that the 107 Inditex stores in the UK are less likely to be significantly affected.

Inditex said that “headcount will

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