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See How Zara Helps Spain’s Stretched Hospitals Fight COVID-19

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Inditex, a Spanish multinational clothing company headquartered in Arteixo in Galicia and owners of Zara, are stitching hospital scrubs.

In a last-minute effort to help Spain fight the coronavirus epidemic, the fast-fashion conglomerate has decided to switch some of its production.

The decision comes after last week Inditex announced that the COVID-19 outbreak forced the shut down of almost half its stores around the world.

The company said it considering switching a portion of its Spanish textile manufacturing volume from fast-fashion apparel to hospital gowns.

COVID-19 in Spain

Moreover, Inditex wants to make available its vast infrastructure of expert logistics and supplier network to “meet Spain’s rising need for textile materials.




The company seeks to help with everything that can be used for medical emergencies, such as protective masks, glasses, caps, and gloves, and many more.

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To date, Inditex has already distributed 10,000 masks.

Another 300,000 face masks are due to be manufactured and donated by the end of this week.

After Italy, Spain has been the second most affected European country by the COVID-19 pandemic, so the help of Inditex is more than welcome by the local authorities.

Inditex move mirrors other global fashion houses, such as LVMH, Balenciaga, and Saint Laurent, already making face masks for French hospitals.

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