Category Zalando

Thanks to Mobile, Zalando Sees Its Customers Return More Often and Buy More

Zalando seems to have overcome the company’s weak growth period in the DACH region (DACH = Germany, Austria and Switzerland). While Q3 last year saw DACH growth at under 10%, last Q4 saw a growth rate at 17.5%. Now Q1 of 2017 saw DACH growth at 17%. Rest of Europe grew significantly faster, with an […]

The Verge Discovered the “Secret” to Worry-Free Online Clothes Shopping 🙄

I thought this was a no-brainer, but here we go: I have a friend who shops in a way I never even thought was possible. She buys clothing for herself and her two kids online like an increasing number of humans, only when she does it she orders three sizes of everything. She buys the […]

Zalando Build: The Fashtech Startups Zalando Is Looking For

Now that Zalando Build is online, (our first analysis of the coming Zalando platform) we can get a better look at what Zalando is looking for in startups to integrate into the Zalando main app: We are now looking for fashion tech companies, that want to join us in our mission to connect even more […]

Zalando Vizions

How Zalando Is Transforming Its Main App Into a True Platform With “Zalando Build”

At Vizions, Zalando’s conference on the topic of platforms (see photo above), we talked with Marc Lamik, Head of Product for Innovation & Partnerships at Zalando, about Zalando’s next platform initiative. This week, Zalando is unveiling the company’s next platform move; and this one’s going right into the heart of the business. (Mobile order share […]

Zalando Battles Slightly Lower Than Expected Growth

Business of Fashion / Bloomberg Gadfly about Zalando’s recent numbers: The German online fashion retailer said in November that full-year sales growth would be towards the higher end of its 20-25 percent range. On Tuesday, as it reported results for the final three months of its financial year, it said the outcome is likely to […]

Bouquet of Flowers with a Butterfly, Willem van Leen, 1763 - 1825

From Caterpillar to Butterfly: Amazon, eBay & Zalando’s Services Revenues Explosion

The general route goes something like this: Grow to a large enough size to be able to do more than mere (‘pure’) online retail -> Diversify and grow towards platforms et al (marketplaces, services) -> Diversification of revenue streams When an online retailer reaches a certain size, the company gets to a crossroads of sorts. […]

Fast, Faster, Zalando: Tailoring Service is Piloting Now

The ‘Order-A-Tailor’ service, born at Zalando’s hackweek in December 2016, is now piloting in Berlin for the next weeks. Customers who bought a suit since January at Zalando can use the completely free (for now) service to make an appointment (between March and April) with a local tailor. Wether the project will turn into a […]