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Zalando shares first sustainability data from partner brands assessment Beth Wright | 18 Dec 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando is sharing the first insights from its sustainability brand assessment conducted in partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Higg Co, with the results showing partner brands are performing better in the social and human rights sections than in the environmental sections. 

Blockchain pilot to verify sustainable viscose fibres Beth Wright | 1 Dec 20

A new pilot project will utilise blockchain technology to trace the origins of viscose used in garments provided by Danish fashion retailer Bestseller and luxury goods group Kering as part of a wider bid to verify sustainable viscose fibres along the fashion supply chain.

Zalando, Copenhagen Fashion Week in green fashion drive Beth Wright | 10 Nov 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has struck a three-year partnership with Copenhagen Fashion Week to accelerate sustainability in the fashion industry.

Zalando "better prepared" for second Covid wave amid Q3 profit Beth Wright | 4 Nov 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has swung to a profit in the third quarter and says it much better prepared than earlier in the year to deal with the Covid-19 crisis as a second wave of infections sweeps across Europe and leads to fresh lockdown restrictions.

Zalando acquires body scanning tech firm Fision Beth Wright | 22 Oct 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has acquired Swiss mobile body scanning developer Fision AG as part of its bid to solve the fashion industry’s key challenge of size and fit.

Zalando ups FY guidance again following strong Q3 Beth Wright | 9 Oct 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has again raised its full-year outlook after seeing strong and profitable growth as consumer demand surged in the third quarter.

Zalando launches Pre-Owned as a new fashion category Beth Wright | 21 Sep 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has launched its new 'Pre-owned' offer in Germany and Spain today (21 September), with plans to roll out the model in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Poland next month. 

Zalando sales surge by 19.6% in H1 Beth Wright | 11 Aug 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has revealed plans to double down on its platform transition in the second half of the year after sales grew by more than 19% in the first six months. 

Zalando ups FY guidance after strong Q2 Beth Wright | 16 Jul 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has raised its full-year guidance after what it called exceptionally strong and profitable growth in the second quarter as consumers are increasingly turning to online amid Covid-19.

Zalando expects Q2 revenue growth of 16% Beth Wright | 18 Jun 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando anticipates a "significant" increase in second-quarter sales and EBIT amid an accelerated consumer shift from offline to online.

Zalando has science-based targets approved Michelle Russell | 3 Jun 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando says it is the first online platform globally to set its own science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions in line with the Paris Agreement, and have them approved.

Zalando raises sustainability bar for partner brands Beth Wright | 29 May 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando is making sustainability a mandatory requirement for its private labels and partner brands – and after 2023 won't work with those that don't measure up.

Zalando anticipates sales growth of up to 20% in 2020 Beth Wright | 7 May 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando foresees revenue growth of between 10-20% in 2020, despite what it calls a challenging trading environment due to the coronavirus.

Zalando foresees Q1 adjusted EBIT loss amid virus Beth Wright | 16 Apr 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando expects to report an adjusted loss before interest and tax of up to EUR110m (US$95.9m) for the first quarter on the back of lower sales growth and an exceptional inventory write-down.

Zalando warns on "significantly lower" Q1 amid Covid-19 Beth Wright | 31 Mar 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando expects its first-quarter results to be "significantly" below analysts' consensus earlier this month, which did not take into account the effects of the coronavirus.

Strong growth pushes Zalando into pre-owned and premium Beth Wright | 27 Feb 20

German fashion e-tailer Zalando almost doubled its profit last year as revenues rose 20.3%, and says it plans to launch 'Pre-Owned' as a new category and expand its premium segment to include luxury brands.

TAL Apparel, VF Corp and Zalando join Global Fashion Agenda Beth Wright | 16 Jan 20

TAL Apparel, VF Corporation, and Zalando have become the latest companies to join Global Fashion Agenda's associate partners circle, who will all contribute with insights from various parts of the supply chain.

How cutting-edge technologies can track organic cotton Beth Wright | 22 Nov 19

A pilot project that combines on-product markers and blockchain technology to trace organic cotton from farm to consumer – a first in the apparel industry – has been deemed so successful that it could be implemented on a wider scale in the organic cotton sector and shows "enormous potential" as an end-to-end traceability solution for other preferred fibres in the fashion supply chain.

Zalando in carbon neutral and plastic-free packaging drive Beth Wright | 31 Oct 19

German fashion e-tailer Zalando says its own operations and all deliveries and returns are now carbon neutral, and that it aims to be single-use plastic-free in its own packaging by 2023.

Zalando ups profit outlook on "strong" first-half Beth Wright | 1 Aug 19

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has raised its profit outlook following a surge in visits to its website and orders in the second quarter of 2019.

Zalando invests in new logistics centre to boost growth Beth Wright | 5 Jul 19

German fashion e-tailer Zalando has announced plans to build a new 140,000 sqm fulfillment centre in the Netherlands to help boost its growth in Western Europe.

Zalando shares up on Q1 profit forecast Beth Wright | 17 Apr 19

Shares in Zalando soared yesterday (16 April) as the German online fashion giant showed signs of recovery by saying it expects to post an operating profit for the first quarter of 2019.

Zalando to discontinue zLabels private label business Beth Wright | 19 Mar 19

German fashion e-tailer Zalando is to discontinue its own-brand zLabels business next month as part of a wider bid to refine its private label assortment.

Zalando hails "strong" Q4, strengthens management board Beth Wright | 1 Mar 19

Rubin Ritter, co-CEO of German fashion e-tailer Zalando, has hailed a "strong finish" to a challenging year in a move he says gives the firm confidence that its long-term growth plans are well on track.

Zalando Q3 loss widens as hot summer slows sales growth Beth Wright | 7 Nov 18

A long and unusually hot summer has been blamed for cooling sales at German fashion e-tailer Zalando, leading to wider losses in the third quarter.

US Q2 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Sears just-style | 26 Oct 18

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, VF Corp raised its full-year guidance on strong sales and earnings, while L Brands reported a 28.7% drop in earnings, and Urban Outfitters achieved record second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.

Zalando cuts FY forecast as heatwave takes toll Beth Wright | 18 Sep 18

Shares in fashion e-tailer Zalando tumbled almost 16% this morning (18 September) as the Berlin-based company lowered its full-year outlook for the second time in as many months

Zalando trims FY outlook despite Q2 hike Beth Wright | 7 Aug 18

Berlin-based fashion e-tailer Zalando has warned it expects its full-year revenue growth to be in the lower half of its 20-25% growth target, despite a rise in both sales and profit in the second quarter.

Zalando reaffirms outlook despite Q1 loss Beth Wright | 8 May 18

Berlin-based fashion e-tailer Zalando has reaffirmed its 20-25% growth target for the fourth consecutive year despite moving to a loss in the first quarter of 2018.

Zalando eyes further investment amid mixed Q4 Michelle Russell | 2 Mar 18

Berlin-based fashion e-tailer Zalando is to expand its product line, enter new markets and invest further in digital after revealing an increase in fourth-quarter sales but earnings that essentially flatlined.


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