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Zara vs. H&M: Who Has the Inventory Edge?

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Zara and H&M, the twin titans of fast fashion, are taking two very different approaches to how they manage inventory to bolster the bottom line. Zara parent Inditex has been focused on reducing its inventory position, now down 19 percent from the year-ago first-half period, and relies on proximity sourcing and a single inventory position…

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