The Berlin-based shoe shop Zalando has recently published its financial statements for 2009.
The German company Zalando was founded at the end of 2008, and has gone through an incubation programme run by Rocket Internet, the incubator of the Samwer brothers.
In this documented year, the Zappos-like shop has made a loss of almost €1.6 million. The actual sales figures were not released but the financial statements show that Zalando has established a subsidiaries for its brand Zign, which offers customers shoes and accessories in modern designs.
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