Zalando News

Zalando is a German online retailer with a marketplace selling shoes, clothing and other fashion items
By Sasha Fedorenko September 13, 2019 - 10:10 am

Zalando outpace Fruugo and ASOS as top cross-border marketplace in Europe

The German marketplace, Zalando have landed a top spot as the leading cross-border marketplace in Europe, outpacing considerable players such as Fruugo and ASOS, according to a new ranking of 'Top 20 Marketplaces Cross-Border Europe' by Cross-Border Commerce Europe. The findings come as the cross-border market

New Zalando outlet to let sellers flex omnichannel muscles

New Zalando outlet has opened its doors to the public on the 29th of August at Hannover, Germany - to accelerate the marketplace's efforts in supporting their sellers flex their omnichannel muscles - which would give some of their pureplay traders an opportunity to debut

Zalando trial same-day delivery with adidas as a test case

Zalando today announced the trial of the same-day delivery with the German sportswear brand adidas as a guinea pig in their efforts to test the waters of the accelerated fulfilment method ahead of the wider rollout. The move marks a wider adoption of the Amazon-first, one-day

How Zalando addressed the introduction of PSD2

On the 14 of September, Strong Customer Authentication comes into force as part of the EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2). For customers, this means that payment will be even more secure. If they want to pay online, they will have to authenticate their payment using

‘We help struggling offline retailers to stay in business:’ Zalando CFO

"We help struggling offline retailers to stay in business," is how Zalando CFO described the platform's support for retailers to succumb to the declining high-street footfall. Speaking during Zalando Q2 financial results conference call, David Schröder chief financial officer (CFO) of Zalando began explaining the 'win-win'

Zalando boast more than 240 sustainable brands

Zalando are continually onboarding sustainable brands in their efforts to embrace eco-friendly retailing. The platform is now boasting environmentally-led fashion assortiment of 15,000 items from more than 240 brands to attract 'green' consumers. The assortment stretches across all categories from premium brands like Mother of

Zalando Same-Evening Delivery Tests in Switzerland

Following the successful expansion of same-evening delivery in Germany, Zalando is now testing it in Switzerland. They say that in addition to speed, comfort and control over package delivery are becoming increasingly important for Zalando customers and with many working during the day, a delivery

Zalando new fulfilment centre to support growth in Western Europe

Zalando have announced the scheduled launch of a new fulfilment centre in the Netherlands to support the expanding logistics network in Western Europe. The move will see Zalando setting the group for their 2023-2024 target to "continuously improve [their] customer proposition." In the summer of 2019, Zalando

Zalando targets stay-at-home parents to manage click & collect points

Zalando have announced the recruitment of parents, self-employed, entrepreneurs or retirees as managers of click & collect points as part of a three-month pilot with PostNord. The move will see Zalando recruiting stay-at-home people to operate up to 50 clicks and collect service locations in