Zorba the Greek meets Zara. Huh?

Text: Markos Andriotis

A story you’ ll be surprised! One of the biggest high street chain Zara, was firstly named ‘Zorba’ taken by the movie ‘Zorba the Greek’. His owner Amancio Ortega opened his first boutique without knowing that there was another Bar in the neighborhood with the same name. Then, he rearranged the letters and created the label we all have hanging in our closet. Amancio Ortega holdes the third place at the richest people globally, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index.