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Zara opens its largest store in the world in Rotterdam this fall

The current largest store of the Inditex Group is located in the Plaza de España in Madrid and has an area of around 8000sq m.

Then in November 2023, the world’s largest Zara store is scheduled to open in Rotterdam with an area of around 9000sq m, as confirmed by Óscar García-Maceiras, CEO of Inditex. In the new store is also planned a Zara cosmetics and home department. The increase in space also provides room for the growing role of online sales, such as click & collect services but also storage areas for returns of online orders. The new store design combines functional with digital aspects as in fitting rooms, self-check-out areas.

In addition to the news about the opening in the Netherlands, Inditex also presented the figures for the first fiscal year: with a record profit of over 2.5 billion euros, an increase of 40.1% compared to the same period in 2022. The Group’s top-selling brands, Zara & Zara Home, recorded a 13.1% increase in net sales (12.26 billion euros) in the period.
Óscar García-Maceiras attributed the record profit to the continuous commitment to creativity and quality of the company’s products coupled with enhanced customer experience and also strengthened measures regarding sustainability.


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