The entrance to Zalando's Berlin headquarters.


Zalando Eyes 10% Share of Europe’s Fashion Market

The platform, one of Europe’s largest online retailers, saw double-digit increases across the board in 2020.

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Playful Promises Inks Deal to Sell Minority Stake to Bestport Private Equity

The British lingerie start-up is known for its mix of sexy and inclusive offerings.

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EXCLUSIVE: Agent Provocateur Makes Basic Sexy

The British-based lingerie brand, known for its sexy underpinnings, is launching a collection of everyday innerwear.

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Inside Zalando's 'Beauty Staton' in Berlin.

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Former Boots Beauty Exec Heads to Zalando

Joanna Rogers is credited with leading the U.K. corner drugstore company’s beauty revival.

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Prada Pledges to Make the Needs of People With Disabilities a Priority

The firm is the first luxury fashion house to join The Valuable 500, a global initiative that works to promote the rights of people with disabilities.

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Asos, Boohoo and Next: Britain’s New Retail Rulers

Online giants with deep pockets will alter the shape of the British high street as they snap up ailing brick-and-mortar chains, and recast the retail experience.

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Business Features

Global Fashion Group’s Bet on E-commerce in Emerging Markets Finally Pays Off

E-commerce umbrella, Global Fashion Group, sells the world’s fashion brands to Russia, Latin America, Australasia and Asia. Up until COVID-19, it had been an expensive and somewhat thankless task. But this year changed everything.

clock January 19, 2021Cathrin Schaer

Would you try on your jeans in here? A still from the video promoting Balenciaga's new game.


Virtual Fitting Rooms, From Marketing Gimmick to Essential E-commerce Tool

In a pandemic, customers no longer have the opportunity to try before they buy. The fashion tech sector is working hard to make online alternatives more realistic. Should we expect a breakthrough soon?

clock January 7, 2021Cathrin Schaer

Looks from the Karl Lagerfeld underwear collection.


EXCLUSIVE: Karl Lagerfeld Launches Underwear

The category will launch on Nov. 13, exclusively on the Karl Lagerfeld web site and German e-commerce platform Zalando.

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Zalando Raises Guidance as Consumers Acclimate to Lockdown

The German e-commerce platform saw revenues jump by over 20 percent as shoppers and retailers headed online.

clock November 4, 2020Cathrin Schaer

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EXCLUSIVE: Zalando’s Latest Move in Race to Be Europe’s Leading Fashion Platform

The new project, offering brands more digital real estate and better access to user data, is Zalando’s answer to several major digital trends.

clock October 6, 2020Cathrin Schaer

Zalando Berlin


Zalando Breaks Records in Q2 as Digital Surges

The European fashion e-tailer made more money than ever and gained a record number of active customers and new brands.

clock August 11, 2020Cathrin Schaer

A still from one of the online fashion retailer's campaigns.

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Zalando Makes Sustainability Mandatory for All Brands

Europe’s largest online-only fashion retailer is making a bold move, asking all brands to provide supply chain information. Those that don’t measure up to ethical standards by 2023 are out.

clock May 28, 2020Cathrin Schaer

A still from Zalando's sustainability campaign.


Zalando Seizes on Acceleration of Online Commerce

The company offered positive guidance for the rest of the year, as European shoppers flocked online.

clock May 7, 2020Cathrin Schaer

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Too Many, Too Confusing: What Does the Future Hold for Eco-Labels?

Today’s unruly crop of eco-labels are puzzling customers and proving too expensive and time-consuming for manufacturers to apply for. But as the sustainability certification sector evolves, solutions are emerging.

clock April 22, 2020Cathrin Schaer

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