41 Quotes by Amancio Ortega Gaona

quotes by Amancio Ortega Gaona

Amancio Ortego Gaona is an Italian Business tycoon and billionaire. He is well known for his Zara clothing and accessories retails shops of the Inditex fashion group. As of February 2017, he is the second richest person in the world and richest in Europe with a net worth of US $72.8 billion.

41 Quotes by Amancio Ortega Gaona:

1. “You must appear three times in the newspapers: when you are born, when you get married, and when you die.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

2. “I am the property of my business, not the reverse.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

3. “Die of success? Give me a break; we’ve only just started!” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

4. “The customer has always driven the business model…” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

5. “The problem of succession in businesses anywhere in the world arises from the fact that not all legal heirs are suitable.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

6. “We cannot limit ourselves to continuing on the path we have already opened and once again we will have to be enthusiastic and exacting in order to convert ideas and projects into reality in a world that is advancing at great speed.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

7. “Attempt to seduce the customer with the latest fashion, the finest design, and the most attentive service” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

8. “The desire for innovation and constant improvement with which we began this project 36 years ago is the motivating idea which has guided us up to the present time. Now we have the privilege of seeing how this original idea, from which many others, with an open and creative mind, have emerged and continue to emerge, has converted itself into the Inditex Group” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

9. “One thing hasn’t changed – the innovative spirit and urge for improvement that was the driving force back then.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

10. “Companies are comprised of human beings without the effort, professionalisms and motivation of whom no achievement could be made.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

11. “The motivation of almost 90,000 individuals working towards a single objective…” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

12. “Store employees have the best understanding of… customer tastes…” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

13. “The future will be marked by the result of combining the flow of accumulated experience with the youth of those who, day by day, join the Group, and these ingredients are going to make it possible for us to continue to this great project forward with the confidence of the first day.” – Amancio Ortega  Gaona

14. “We must be aware that the experience we have gained is not enough to guarantee our leadership. We must also be faithful to the commitment to effort and improvement which inspires our company.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

15. “More than 12,000 people from many different countries currently make up our group. This diversity is synonymous with open-mindedness and flexibility, and pushes us to continue evolving, with enthusiasm and perseverance, towards new projects.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

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16. “The creation of new chains and the widening of our product ranges is our response to the new opportunities of the environment.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

17. “The future of Inditex is tied to our capacity to respond day by day to the demands of the market and to design and set in motion new projects which are capable of connecting with the desires of our clients around the world.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

18. “The success of your business is based in principle on the idea of offering the latest fashions at low prices, in turn creating a formula for cutting costs: an integrated business in which it is manufactured, distributed and sold” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

19. “I’ll keep working until the end.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

20. “In the street, I only want to be recognized by my family, my friends and people I work with.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

21. “Once again we will have to be enthusiastic and exacting in order to convert ideas and projects into reality.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

22. “Proof of our business’s great capacity to generate funds.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

23. “The key part of Inditex’s business model is its human capital.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

24. “Innovation and commitment towards our customers define our corporate culture.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

25. “We must be able to retain talent, keep our staff motivated and recruit new individuals in the company at a fast pace, and to achieve at the same time for the company a fresh look and the required ambition to be the driving force enabling us to meet new and ambitious purposes.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

26. “The motivation of almost 90,000 individuals working towards a single objective.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona


27. “Putting our capacity for profitable growth in the long term to the scrutiny of investors.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

28. “We had the certainty of a philosophy and a business culture capable of facing up to the challenges which were arising.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

29. “International expansion, carried out both independently and through agreements with other companies, is the objective that cannot be delayed and will allow us, through diversity, to enrich our culture and vision of the market.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

30. “Its main objective… the growth of the Inditex group. Its daily task is marked by self-improvement and the continual search for new opportunities.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

31. “The increase of Inditex’s turnover, with a compound annual rate of 24% in the last five years, has been accompanied by upward evolution of the company’s results. The cashflow has tripled in this period.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

32. “Business efficiency is… an expression of the quality of the management of our business, the complex network of activities of a vertically integrated fashion distribution group, which designs, produces and sells in three continents.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

33. “24,000 professionals world-wide, who each day tackle the same goal that we set when we opened that first store: to satisfy the needs of our customers with the latest in fashion.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

34. “All of the chains in our group will continue to strive to bring their concept of fashion to new customers all over the world.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

35. “We will have to continue to win the confidence of the millions of people who frequent our stores on three continents with the quality of our work.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

36. “The presence of Zara in more than 20 European markets has now been seconded by other concepts, such as Massimo Dutti in France, Switzerland and UK or Bershka in Belgium and Switzerland.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

37. “The good governance of the company – and a transparent decision – making process – is inscribed in the very culture of our group.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

38. “All the professionals making up Inditex are keeping up their commitment to high quality standards, customer focus and innovation in their work.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

39. “Of course, expansion will continue with the opening of new stores for all the concepts and with entering new markets.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

40. “We must first of all refer to the continuation of the effort made by our human team, which has seen its fruit in the growth in our net sales by 16% and the opening of more than 360 points of sale worldwide.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

41. “The main advantage of our model: flexibility to adapt our offer to market demands.” – Amancio Ortega Gaona

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  1. March 22, 2017

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