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IPO around the corner? Zalando reports operating profit in Q2

The European e-commerce giant Zalando continued to grow strongly in the second quarter of 2014. Today the company announced that it reached group revenues of € 1,020-1,060 million in the first half-year 2014 (first half-year 2013: € 809 million). The … Continue reading

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Online shoe giant Spartoo launches its own marketplace

Spartoo, one of the leading online stores for shoes and fashion accessories in Europe, has just launched their European marketplace on the company’s website. With already more than 1,000 brands and 70,000 models, this step will allow Spartoo to expand its … Continue reading

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Spartoo: One of the 20 fastest growing internet companies?

Spartoo.com, a leading European online-shop for shoes, has just announced that it was selected to be among the top 20 fastest growing European companies on the internet. The ranking which Spartoo refers to was established by the American magazine Internet … Continue reading

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Spartoo bought its UK competitor Rubbersole.co.uk

Spartoo.com, one of Europe’s leading online shoe stores, is still carrying on with its international development, with an increase of more than 350 % in 2011 in Europe, especially in the United Kingdom. Most recently, the young company has announced that it … Continue reading

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European shoe business: Zalando vs. Spartoo

According to the Federal Cartel Office the German Zappos clone Zalando recently was about to receive some fresh capital from Emesco AB, which is a subsidiary of Kinnevik AB. An update of the Federal Cartel Office has now revealed that this … Continue reading

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Zalando’s UK-launch and the plans of a own logistics center

The German Zappos clone Zalando has recently entered the UK market. This means that the Berlin based shoe and fashion-shop is now available in Germany, Austria, Netherland, France, Italy and the UK. Zalando was founded at the end of 2008 … Continue reading

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Zalando published its financial statements for 2009

The Berlin-based shoe shop Zalando has recently published its financial statements for 2009. In this documented year the Zappos-like shop has made a loss of almost 1.6 million Euro. The actual sales figures were not released but the financial statements show that Zalando has … Continue reading

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Rumor: Shoe-shop Zalando was valued 370 million €

Was the German Zappos clone Zalando really valued 370 million Euro within the last round of financing? German press reports indicated that the Swedish investment company “Investment AB Kinnevik” has recently joined Zalando with 2.7%. As the last quarter report shows, Kinnevik directly plugged € … Continue reading

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