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Inditex reports strong Q1 2024 performance

Inditex's sales grew by 7.1% in Q1 2024, reaching €8.2 billion. Sales in constant currency rose by 10.6%. Gross profit increased by 7.3% to €4.9 billion, with a gross margin of 60.6%. Operating expenses increased by 6.4%, below the sales growth rate. EBITDA rose by 8% to €2.4 billion, while EBIT grew by 10.3% to €1.6 billion. Net income saw a 10.8% increase, reaching €1.3 billion.

Inditex's Board proposes a FY2023 dividend of €1.54 per share, split into two payments of €0.77 per share. The first was paid on May 2, 2024, and the second will be paid on November 4, 2024.

Inditex opened stores in 28 markets in Q1 2024, including the launch of its first stores in Uzbekistan. Additionally, 19 stores in Ukraine reopened on April 3, 2024, after a temporary closure, totaling 48 reopened stores in the market.

The Spring/Summer collections are performing well, with a 12% increase in store and online sales from May 1 to June 3, 2024, compared to the same period in 2023. Inditex expects to continue its growth trajectory, focusing on fashion innovation, enhancing customer experience, sustainability, and leveraging team talent.

Planned investments for 2024 include €1.8 billion in ordinary capital expenditure and a €900 million per year logistics expansion for 2024 and 2025. New security technology will be fully operational in Zara stores in 2024 and progressively implemented across all brands.

The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for July 9, 2024. Board proposals include the renewal and appointment of several independent and proprietary directors, with a reduction of the mandate for new board members to two years.

Inditex continues to capitalize on growth opportunities, driving innovation and maintaining a strong market position.

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