Posts tagged as zalando

  • Thursday, April 16th 2015

    Zalando has succesful first quarter

    by Markus Huber

    Berlin-based online retailer Zalando has posted some impressive preliminary figures for its first quarter, which ended on March 31. Net sales soared 27-29 percent to €635-648 million. Pre-tax profits (Ebit) are expected to grow to €25-39 million. In last year’s first three months, the retailer still had operating losses of €23 million. The sales growth was higher than expected: […]

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    Friday, March 27th 2015

    Zalando to enter advertising market

    by Markus Huber

    Zalando, the Berlin-based online retailer of footwear, sporting and lifestyle goods, is reportedly exploring a new business opportunity – the advertising services market.

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    Wednesday, March 11th 2015

    Major shareholders cash out at Zalando

    by Markus Huber

    Shareholders have sold altogether nearly 18 million of Zalando stocks representing some 7.3 percent of the capital of the Berlin-based online retailer of fashion, lifestyle and sporting goods. The selling companies are Global Founders, Holtzbrinck Ventures, AI European Holdings and Rocket Internet. Rocket Internet and Global Founders are companies of the Samwer brothers, the inventors […]

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    Thursday, February 12th 2015

    Zalando enters the profit zone

    by Markus Huber

    Zalando, the Berlin-based online retailer of footwear, fashion and lifestyle products, has released preliminary figures for 2014. According to company information, last year was the first in its history when it managed to book a profit over the whole financial year. Sales were up by 26 percent,  reaching a total of €2.21 billion. Figures have not yet […]

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    Monday, January 12th 2015

    Ailing Swiss retailers blame Zalando

    by Markus Huber

    Retailing in Switzerland has got tougher over the past few years, mainly due to the strong Swiss franc (or the weak euro), which has been driving local consumers across the border to shop in the less costly eurozone. A more recent trend is that Swiss brick-and-mortar stores are getting hurt by the fast growing online business. Two […]

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    Thursday, November 27th 2014

    Zalando targets first year of profits

    by Markus Huber

    Based on its third quarter results, Zalando is eyeing its first profitable year since it was founded. The Berlin-based sports, fashion and shoe retailer improved sales by 24.2 percent over the previous year’s period to €501 million. Turnover outside German-speaking countries soared by 39.9 percent to €198 million. For the first time ever in a […]

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    Tuesday, September 30th 2014

    Zalando’s IPO is worth €605 million

    by Markus Huber

    Zalando, the Berlin-based online retailer of footwear, lifestyle and sporting goods will start trading at the Frankfurt stock exchange tomorrow morning. With an initial price at €21.50 per share, ZAL was more than ten-times oversubscribed. The price, however, did not reach the top end of the initial range between €18.00 and €22.50. For the initial […]

  • Friday, August 29th 2014

    Zalando enters the profit zone

    by Markus Huber

    The Berlin-based online retailer for footwear, sporting goods and lifestyle products increased its total sales by 29.5 percent to €1,047 million in the first six months of the current year over last year’s period. Turnover in the German-speaking countries improved by 21.2 percent to €594 million. For the first time, Zalando reached an operating profit. […]

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    Monday, July 21st 2014

    Zalando gears up to break even

    by Markus Huber

    Zalando, the Berlin-based shoe, sporting goods and lifestyle retailer, has reported another strong boost in sales for the first six months of the year. Turnover across the group went up – on a preliminary basis – to €1.02-1.06 billion compared with €809 million in the first half of last year. Profits ahead of the IPO? More important […]

  • Monday, February 17th 2014

    Zalando reports strong growth for 2013 – as well as losses

    by Markus Huber

    Shortly after rumors of a possible IPO  by Zalando, the Berlin-based shoe and fashion online retailer posted its preliminary figures for 2013. Net sales before VAT were up by more than 50 percent to €1.76 billion. In German-speaking countries, net sales hit the €1 billion before VAT mark for the first time ever. In addition […]