Spanish Inditex Sales up 2009

According to Fashionfrom Spain.com, spanish textiles group Inditex was well in profit in 2009. The fashion group’s turnover rose 7% on the previous year to €11.084 bn. Profits rose 5%, reaching the buoyant total of €1.314 bn.

The company’s foreign sales rose last year, accounting for 68% of turnover. Asia contributed most to the total, at 12.2% of sales, compared to 10.5% the previous year.

Last year, Inditex made a strong commitment to international growth, finishing the year with 343 openings, 98% of which were outside Spain, and mainly in Europe and Asia. On the Old Continent, growth in countries like Russia, with 37 new shops, and Poland, with 34, was particularly strong.

In Asia, growth focused on three main markets: China with 41 new stores, South Korea with 12 and Japan with 10. At the close of 2009, the group had a total of 4,607 shops in 74 countries.

Inditex has 4,607 stores around the world, selling its eight different brands: Zara, Zara Home, OyshoMassimo DuttiPull and BearBershkaStradivarius and Uterqüe.

The first mother astronaut on Twitter launched from NASA, Florida

Naoko Yamazaki is a Japanese mother … and an astronaut. She will be the first mom to get to outer space and the world will know her adventure via herTwitter page, which already has over 20,000 followers.

Yamazaki 39-year-old mother of a girl, is flying out today fromthe International Space Station (ISS) on board the STS-131 space shuttle Discovery launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida (USA). Naoko is married and Taichi Yamazaki daughter’s name is Yuki. In addition to the stars, has other hobbies, like scuba diving, skiing and listening to music.

It is Japan’s second woman to travel into space and has already begun to tell her space journey through cyberspace.

Together with two other women she will travel the U.S. Stephanie Wilson and Dorothy Metcalf-LindenburgerAnd on the ISS will be joined by his colleague Tracy Caldwell Dyson, and for the first time four women in the place.

A “feminine” mission

The four are part of the last mission NASA to bring to the ISS 7.7 tons of scientific equipment and the replacement of a tank of ammonia, the withdrawal of some trays of experiments and the setting of a gyroscope.

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Misslopez tips: have the wedding of your dreams with a wedding planner

Do you remember the busy and meticulous Jennifer Lopez  in the film Wedding Planner?. The traditional figure of the American wedding planner is a dream for thousands of brides in the world, who are buried in mountains of information, catalogs, addresses, journals, appointments before the wedding. The amount of work can be too much for anybody: the larger the number of guests, the making of the weddingcake, the banquet invitations and the flowers, etc…Such amount of work is not always compatible with the already busy working lives of the couple, or just the basic tasks of everyday life.

Therefore, the figure of the wedding planner may be the perfect solution for the bussines woman and those couples who are released to trust even the smallest detail of their wedding with these agencies, experts in this matter. Your only task: setting a budget that suit you! and I do think it can be worth it and of course enjoy your wedding!.

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Princess Victoria of Sweden takes a mini vacation in Milan

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The Princess Victoria continues her tour to the fashion houses. Before in Paris, where she visited her new stylist Tina Törqvist, and this week has been to Milan, Italian fashion mecca with some friends. A short vacation probably in order to finalize the details of her wedding and of course, to remove the pre-wedding stress.

So before your wedding Feelgood!!