Posts tagged as zalando

  • Think big: a sketch of Zalando's new headquarters which will be operational by summer 2018.

    Wednesday, November 18th 2015

    Zalando to build Berlin mega base

    by Markus Huber

    Zalando, the large online retailer of shoes, fashion and sporting goods, has unveiled its plans to build a new large-scale headquarters in Berlin’s Friedrichshain area, just a few meters away from its current offices. The new headquarters is set to be inaugurated in 2018 and will comprise two buildings. The larger one has seven stories […]

  • Thursday, October 15th 2015

    Zalando boosts sales, but still back in the red

    by Markus Huber

    According to preliminary figures, online retailer Zalando increased its sales by something like 41-43 percent in the third quarter, up to €717 million compared with the same period last year. Earnings before interests and taxes were negative again, however, at -€18-32 million. Last year, Zalando had an Ebit profit of €4 million. The retailer has […]

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    Friday, September 18th 2015

    Zalando tests same-day deliveries

    by Markus Huber

    This month, online retailer Zalando is starting a pilot project for same-day delivery in Berlin and Cologne. Customers ordering by early afternoon should receive their merchandise the same evening. For the time being, that service is free of charge. If it proves successful, the Berlin-based company intends to expand the offer to other German cities […]

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    Thursday, September 3rd 2015

    Zalando cancels next winter’s Bread & Butter

    by Markus Huber

    Textilwirtschaft, the publication for the German apparel trade, reports that Zalando is not going to hold its Bread & Butter fashion show next spring, but confirmed that there will be a summer show later on in 2016. The online footwear, fashion and sporting goods retailer bought the Berlin show out of insolvency earlier this year. The reason […]

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    Friday, August 14th 2015

    Zalando boosts sales, but suffers from fraud

    by Markus Huber

    Berlin-based online retailer of lifestyle products, sporting goods, and footwear saw its sales soar, in the first six months, by 31.5 percent to €1.38 billion over the previous year’s period. The earnings before interest and taxes (Ebit) reached €59 million, but were under pressure. The retailer suffered because of a rash of purchases that went […]

  • Tuesday, July 21st 2015

    Zalando: strong on sales, but less so on profit

    by Markus Huber

    Berlin-based shoe fashion and sporting goods retailer Zalando had a successful second quarter – at least in terms of turnover. Preliminary figures say that total sales jumped by 33-35 percent to €727-738 million. The increase is by far higher than originally expected. Margins dropped, however, compared with last year’s second quarter. The company confirmed that […]

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    Wednesday, May 13th 2015

    Zalon: Curated shopping by Zalando

    by Markus Huber

    Online retailer Zalando has been working on developing the missing link between online and offline shopping by launching zalon.de, a linguistic creation comprising the company’s name and “salon”). After a period of testing, the group is now offering “curated shopping” under the Zalon flag. Customers can now put together their lifestyle profile according to preferred colours, […]

  • Tuesday, May 12th 2015

    Zalando raises full year outlook after strong first quarter

    by Markus Huber

    Zalando, the online retailer has reported an increase in sales by 28.5 percent to €644 million for the first three months of the year compared with the previous year’s period. Earnings before interests and taxes was positive at €25.1 million, while it was negative at €27.9 million in the first quarter of 2014. Active customer […]

  • Friday, April 24th 2015

    Zalando opens tech center in Ireland to customize its offer

    by Markus Huber

    Online retailer Zalando is setting up its first research and technology center outside Germany in the Irish capital of Dublin. According to the trade publication Der Handel, the retailer of fashion, shoes and sporting goods intends to create some 200 jobs for data analysts and software developers. The plan is visionary: Zalando intends to collect data […]