The world of fashion is experiencing significant changes in consumption patterns, and the first year of Marta Ortega at the head of Inditex reflects how one of the main companies in the sector has faced these changes.
As society evolves and consumer preferences change, brands must adapt and reinvent themselves to stay relevant and meet new demands.
This is an especially complex challenge for large companies.
The search for sustainability and ethics
Inditex has adopted a more sustainable and ethical approach in its operations, increasing transparency in its supply chain and using ecological materials in its products. These changes have been driven by growing consumer concerns about the environmental and social impact of the fashion industry, and have led the company to set ambitious goals to reduce its carbon footprint and promote fair labor practices.
Conscious consumption and circular economy
Since 2016 and its association with Cáritas, the group has shown a growing interest in conscious consumption and the circular economy. The company has implemented initiatives such as garment recycling and reuse programs, thus promoting the extension of the useful life of its products and the reduction of waste. Furthermore, Inditex has explored opportunities in the resale market through this association, adapting to emerging trends in the industry and the demands of conscious consumers.
Personalized experiences and emotional connection
During this year, the Inditex group brands have worked on improving their narrative and storytelling, seeking to connect with the values and interests of their consumers through segmented content.
In addition, Inditex has invested in technologies to offer more personalized and immersive shopping experiences, thus adapting to new consumer demands.
The rise of e-commerce and social media
The company has experienced significant growth in its online sales, demonstrating the importance of ecommerce in today's fashion industry.
Inditex has worked to improve its platforms and optimize the user experience to adapt to the expectations of digital consumers. The company has strengthened its presence in social networks, with ambitious campaigns, recognizing the fundamental role they play in the promotion and engagement of fashion brands.
Since Pablo Isla took over, and all the doubts that were generated at that time, there has been a period of transition in which the company has proactively addressed changes in consumption patterns in the world of fashion.
From the improvement in sustainable and ethical practices to the focus on personalization and emotional connection, Inditex, despite its size, has demonstrated its ability to adapt to a constantly evolving market.
This article has been written as an opinion on Trademark matters on the article of the Herald where our counselor Domingos Esteves has collaborated