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As it delists, Rocket Internet’s ill-fated experiment with public markets is over

It was all supposed to be so different. When Rocket Internet IPO’d in 2014 it was the largest tech company floatation in Europe for 7 years. A year later it had lost $46m and it’s valuation had dropped by 30%. Since then the German start-up factory behind internet companies such as Delivery Hero, Zalando and Jumia has languished, in part because the reason for it’s existence – to provide growth capital for ‘rocket-fuelled’ startups – has ebbed away, as the tech market was flooded with capital in...
Tags: Amazon, Food, TC, Uber, Europe, Internet, Berlin, US, Tech, E-commerce, Ceo, Companies, Frankfurt, Listing, Rocket, Silicon Valley

Zalando: Clothes Reborn with Pride

Zalando, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion joined forces with the Polish brand MISBHV and the NGO Campaign Against Homophobia to create clothes with a socially important message. They were made from destroyed clothes that LGBTQIA+ people wore during the attacks. The aim of the campaign "Clothes reborn with pride" is to share real stories that prove the scale of homophobia in Poland and to support the Campaign Against Homophobia by sponsoring their legal and psychol...
Tags: Advertising, Poland, Parliament, Warsaw, Andrzej Duda, Zalando, LGBTQIA, Campaign Against Homophobia, Zalando Europe, NGO Campaign Against Homophobia, Campaign Against Homophobia They, Jakub Lendzion

A celebration of our global creativity in 2020

Even though the last few months have been a challenge for all of us, I’m really proud of our teams for making some of our best ever work. As we look ahead to the second half of 2020, I wanted to pause to reflect on the year so far. We’ve made LGBT+ focused initiatives for IKEA and written a love letter from Guinness to the Six Nations . We caused a stir by bringing Global Pride to Animal Crossing . Have taken Audi fans on a four-hour-long soothing road trip from the comfort of their...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Milan, London, Pinterest, Samsung, Social Media, Seo, Thailand, Paris, Shanghai, Sydney, Dubai, Ikea, Lotus, Audi

Next, Asos and Amazon drop Boohoo amid Leicester factory claims

Retailers suspend label from websites after report on supplier working conditionsNext, Asos and Amazon pulled all Boohoo clothing from sale as growing anger over workers’ pay and conditions at the company’s suppliers resulted in £1.5bn being wiped from the fast fashion brand’s value in two days.Allegations that some factories in Leicester that sell clothes to Boohoo pay as little as £3.50 an hour and failed to protect workers from coronavirus emerged last week. On Tuesday, the three online retai...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Fashion, Life and style, UK News, Retail industry, Leicester, Asos, Next, Boohoo, Zalando, Coronavirus outbreak

Boohoo dropped by Next, Asos and Zalando over exploitation claims

Three major online retailers have dropped Boohoo over allegations of low pay and unsafe conditions.
Tags: News, Asos, Boohoo, Zalando

Online fashion stocks in vogue as coronavirus speeds ecommerce

Shares in online fashion retailers Zalando and ASOS jumped on Thursday after the German company said it expects a big increase in second-quarter sales and operating profit as coronavirus lockdowns accelerate a shift to ecommerce.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Asos, Zalando

Vote for Europe’s hottest startups in The Europas Awards + workshops, pitches, networking

The Europas Awards — which have been recognising the hottest European tech startups in since 2009 — are now open for the public voting stage, prior to the formal judging process. The entries have been sorted and sifted by journalists to compile an editorially-driven ‘long list’ of some of Europe’s most exciting startups and investors. Voting is now live, so please go and vote! The public vote will close at midnight (UK time) on MAY 20 11.59 PM (London Time). The all-star panel of judges will b...
Tags: TC, Europe, Balderton Capital, UK, London, Ge, Elvie, California, US, Tech, Eu, Bloomberg, NHS, Italy, Middle East, Netherlands

Zalando sales bounce back after initial virus hit

German online fashion retailer Zalando expressed optimism over the second quarter after sales rebounded from a dip in March as coronavirus lockdowns were introduced across Europe, it said on Thursday.
Tags: Europe, Money, businessNews, Zalando

Zalando to tap designer labels, vintage to boost sales

Zalando plans to offer more premium and luxury ranges and move into the vintage clothing market as the online fashion retailer predicted slower sales growth in 2020 after a strong final quarter to 2019.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Zalando

Zalando: It’s what you do. Or don’t.

E-commerce giant Zalando is on a journey to becoming more relevant to a new generation customers. In their latest streetwear campaign they show that Gen Z in general and streetwear enthusiasts in particular always go their own way.
Tags: Advertising, Zalando

Tinder founder funds sex tips app Lover

Want to spice up the bedroom without paying for pills or awkward visits to a sex therapist? A new app called Lover lets you take a sexual personality quiz, explore carnal knowledge tutorials, and discretely figure out which turn-ons you share with your partner. Built by board certified sexual medicine clinical psychologist Dr. Britney Blair, Lover launches today on iOS with $5 million in seed funding from Tinder founder Sean Rad and other investors. “It is strange that there are such taboos aro...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Mobile, Ecommerce, Apps, Europe, UK, Education, Tinder, Sean Rad, Sex, Stanford, Tech, Sex Education, Sexual health

Rote Lingerie für den Valentinstag & andere Tage, an denen du dich sexy fühlen willst

Ich weiß ja nicht, wie das bei dir so aussieht, aber in meiner Unterwäscheschublade herrscht ein ganz klares 9:1-Verhältnis: Auf neun ultrabequeme High-Waist-Pants aus Baumwolle kommt ein heißes Spitzenhöschen. Modelle der ersten Gruppe sind meine treuen Begleiter, die zusammen mit einem (natürlich nicht farblich abgestimmten) Bralette, einem Oversize-Pulli und Jeans meine Alltagsuniform bilden. Letztere hole ich dagegen nur an einem ganz besonderen Tag aus der Schublade: am Valentinstag. Und d...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Asos, Zalando, Tanga, Seite, Spitze, JBC, Wunder, Mittwoch, Monki, Rande, Intimissimi, Begleiter

Refinery29 Loves… Was uns diese Woche inspiriert & was wir jetzt shoppen wollen

Willkommen bei Refinery29 Loves – unserer wöchentlichen Rubrik für jede Menge Shopping- und Fashion-Inspiration. Von einer Ausstellung, die sich mit der wachsenden Bootleg-Kultur in der Mode beschäftigt bis hin zu einer nachhaltigen Kollektion, die von neun Skandi-Designern kreiert wurde – hier findest du alles, was uns diese Woche in Sachen Fashion begeistert hat. Alighieri x BIASUnser liebstes Schmucklabel Alighieri hat sich mit BIAS – der Slip-Dress-Marke unseres Vertrauens – für eine dreit...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Nike, Copenhagen, Zalando, Marken, Rolle, Bedeutung, Fred Perry, Camden High Street, Kopenhagen, Alighieri, Perlen, Schmucklabel Alighieri, Alighieri Gründerin Rosh Mahtani

Keine Angst vorm 80er Revival! 5 Retrotrends, die (relativ) alltagstauglich sind

Vom Grunge bis hin zum Kate-Moss-Minimalismus, in den letzten Jahren hatte die 90er Ästhetik einen großen Einfluss auf unseren Style. Und auch die 70er (ich sag nur Cord und Flared Jeans) und 60er (Floating Creases und Muschelsäume) blühten immer mal wieder wieder auf. Aber was ist mit den 80ern? Ich dachte, ich könnte das Jahrzehnt der Neonleggings und Schweißbänder für immer hinter mir lassen, aber da habe ich mich wohl geschnitten! Denn 2020 feiert es ein Comeback.Angst brauchst du deswegen a...
Tags: Topshop, Fashion, Music, Vivienne Westwood, Asos, Michael Kors, Zalando, Nach, Schwarz, Auch, Ganz, Newton John, Aber, Kopf, Richtung, Balenciaga

Sisense nabs $100m at a $1B+ valuation for accessible big data business analytics

Sisense, an enterprise startup that that has built a business analytics business out of the premise of making big data as accessible as possible to users — whether it be through graphics on mobile or desktop apps, or spoken through Alexa — is announcing a big round of funding today and a large jump in valuation to underscore its traction. The company has picked up $100 million in a growth round of funding that catapults Sisense’s valuation to over $1 billion, funding that it plans to use to c...
Tags: Israel, Tech, Salesforce, Salvation Army, Alexa, Periscope Data, Insight Venture Partners, Access Industries, Zalando, Veeam, Sisense, Amir Orad, Jeff Horing, Daniel Shinar, ClalTech, Tinder Philips Nasdaq

Zalando: Christmas Campaign 2019

A concept for Zalando that builds on their vision to make fashion accessible for everyone.
Tags: Advertising, Zalando

All the latest production moves, hires and partnerships: October 23, 2019

Allie Avital has signed with Smuggler for worldwide commercial representation. The New York-born director is best known for music videos. Her video for Moses Sumney “Quarrel” won the Jury Recognition Award at SXSW in 2019 and she has worked with Kesha, Jidenna, Afro B., Serpentwithfeet, Kelsey Lu, Chromeo and others. She recently participated in the Venice Biennale Cinema College program to develop her debut feature film “The Naked Woman,” based on her short of the same name. Caviar has added...
Tags: Google, Verizon, New York, Advertising, Toronto, Los Angeles, Nike, Jaguar, Belfast, Bmw, Volvo, Serena Williams, Cheat, Cannes, Sxsw, Kenan Thompson

Zalando sets target for more women in top management

Zalando, Europe's biggest online-only fashion retailer, set a goal on Tuesday for women to hold at least 40% of top management jobs by the end of 2023 after facing criticism for its all-male management board and lack of diversity targets.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Zalando, Zalando Europe

Forging your own transformation path: a Savant eCommerce London recap

For two days in September, I had the honor of hosting the memorable Savant eCommerce. Apart from the excellent venue on the 28th floor along the Thames in London, I also had the opportunity to get to know various organizations. Alibaba, Adidas and Formula one to name a few, all contributed keynotes about their insights and learnings in the world of ecommerce and digital transformation.   Within the industry, I myself am a generalist, with a passionate focus in the emerging channel of voice – ...
Tags: Amazon, John Lewis, London, Instagram, Thames, Events, Seo, B2C, Alexa, Simon, Zalando, Simon Moore, Bud Caddell, Savant Ecommerce London, Alibaba Adidas, Siri Over

Bespoke fashion start-ups join forces for European expansion

Berlin-based personalised fashion start-ups Outfittery and Modomoto are merging in an effort to accelerate growth in Europe, where they compete with online-only retailer Zalando's own bespoke clothing business.
Tags: Europe, Money, Berlin, businessNews, Zalando

Zalando’s Director of Engineering on AI and the future of fashion

Last week’s TNW Conference featured an amazing lineup of speakers, all sharing their unique knowledge and insights into the future of tech. A prominent theme this year was machine learning and artificial intelligence — namely, how industries can harness its power. Stacia Carr, Director of Engineering at Zalando, gave an inspiring keynote about how she integrates this tech into her work. As the fashion industry moves more and more online, customers want to know if the clothes they’re ordering wil...
Tags: Startups, Events, Insider, Carr, Zalando, TNW2019, Stacia Carr

Style gurus help support Zalando order value revival

Zalando says style advice and a personal shopping service are encouraging customers to spend more on their orders, as the German company makes progress halting a fall which had hit its profitability.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Zalando

Google makes the power of BigQuery available in Sheets

Google today announced a new services that makes the power of BigQuery, its analytics data warehouse, available in Sheets, its web-based spreadsheet tool. These so-called ‘connected sheets’ face none of the usual limitations of Google’s regular spreadsheets, meaning there are no row limits, for example. Instead, users can take a massive dataset from BigQuery, with potentially billions of rows, and turn those into a pivot table. The idea here, is to enable virtually anybody to make use of all ...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Tech, Airasia, Looker, Zalando, Google Sheets, Google Cloud, Google Data Studio, BigQuery, Google Cloud Next 2019, Nikunj Shanti, Rolf Seegelken

InReach Ventures, the ‘AI-powered’ European VC, closes new €53M fund

InReach Ventures, the so-called “AI-powered” venture capital firm based in London, is announcing the first closing of a new €53 million fund targeting early-stage European technology companies — surpassing the original fund target of €50 million, apparently. Founded by former Balderton Capital General Partner Roberto Bonanzinga, along with Ben Smith (former U.K. Engineering Director at Yammer) and John Mesrie (former General Counsel at Balderton Capital), InReach set out in 2015 to use technolog...
Tags: Startups, TC, Spotify, Europe, London, France, Berlin, Tech, Barcelona, Rome, Italy, Ben Smith, Betfair, Warsaw, Helsinki, Nordics

Camunda snags Series A funding

Berlin-based Camunda, a maker of open source workflow automation software, has secured 25 million euros in Series A funding. The investor was Highland Europe. PRESS RELEASE BERLIN and SAN FRANCISCO, December 5, 2018––Camunda, creators of popular open source workflow automation software, has today announced a €25 million Series A financing from Highland Europe, marking the first time the company has taken outside investment. Camunda will use the new funds to accelerate global awareness of its sol...
Tags: Asia, Europe, China, Berlin, US, San Francisco, Trends, Highland Europe, Zalando, United States Europe, EMEA, Sam Brooks, ARR, VC Deals, Highland Capital Partners, Denver USA

What have the most fashionable destinations been to visit in 2018?

Some cities stand out more than others when it comes to their style score — they are a shopper’s paradise and a fashion blogger’s haven. Together with Frank Wright, experts in male fashion and retailers of black chukka boots, we look at what makes them top destinations and how much it’ll cost you to visit. 5. Florence, Italy With more people discovering the wonderful art museums, colourful architecture and quaint shopping streets, Florence has become more of a trendy city in the past decade. ...
Tags: Boots, Fashion, UK, London, Featured, Online, Austria, Paris, Venice, Florence, Gucci, Islington, Zalando, Calle, Florence Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo

Autumn in Italy Is Changing and So are Shopping Habits

Italy has not been experiencing its typical autumn weather. For the past two years, weather has been hot and sunny into September and even October, and consumers are taking note (and adjusting their shopping behavior accordingly). One of the industries that is more affected by this prolonged hot weather is textile and fashion. “People are wearing light garments until the beginning of November and then they decide to wait for Black Friday or even Christmas sales,” noted Patrizia Bolzoni, General...
Tags: Fashion, Shopping, Sem, Hsbc, Italy, Ibm, Integer,, Shopper Culture, Shopper Marketing,, The Integer Group, Audience Understanding, Shopping Behavior, International Trends, Retail Strategy

European tech leaders warn against EU digital services tax

Leaders of 16 tech companies including Spotify, and Zalando say the proposed tax would undermine the EU's goal of a digital single market.
Tags: Hotels, Eu, Zalando, Spotify Booking

This startup founder just raised $28 million after a US expansion — these are his 4 tips for going international

Beamery, a British recruitment tech startup with offices in London, San Francisco, and Austin has raised $28 million in venture capital funding. The funding round, announced on Wednesday, was led by EQT Ventures and Microsoft venture capital arm M12. CEO and cofounder Abakar Saidov talked to Business Insider about the lessons he learnt from expanding to the US — and what he'd do differently if he had a second chance. SAN FRANCISCO — One of the biggest culture shocks when Abakar Saidov reloca...
Tags: UK, England, London, Microsoft, US, San Francisco, Trends, Siri, Austin, United States, NHS, National Health Service, Zalando, San Francisco California, Austin Texas, EQT Ventures

TNW Conference attendees tell us what tech they want to see next

As amazing as all of our existing tech is, some of the best is yet to come. We asked five TNW 2018 attendees to tell us which currently unavailable tech, app, or invention they wish for. Not surprisingly, some of the demands were pretty steep: “Teleportation.” Marie Bue. Startup evangelist, Zalando SE. “I would love to have Google Assistant develop a little bit more in Dutch.” Kevin Hipke. Advertising agent, TBWA\NEBOKO “I would like to go to a place, or have a universal app that scans my body. ...
Tags: Google, Startups, Tech, Zalando, TBWA, Marie Bue Startup, Kevin Hipke