Retail

Visit to the Shein pop-up: what makes the fast-fashion giant so appealing?

Berlin's luxury shopping mile, the Kurfürstendamm, begins at Breitscheidplatz and becomes increasingly exclusive the further one walks towards the west. However, going west past Gucci, Chanel, and Hermès this August, you'll find the very opposite end of the price and quality scale: Shein. The Chinese ultra-fast fashion company has opened a...

Aug 12, 2022

Business |Interview

Business in uncertain times: How Zalando is dealing with Brexit, inflation and shifted consumer sentiment

Online retailer Zalando is one of the leading destinations for fashion and lifestyle in Europe. The Berlin-based company serves 25 European markets with an overall consumer base of around 49 million. With its Platform Strategy at its centre, namely the marketplace model and connected retail, Zalando aims to achieve international growth by...

Aug 12, 2022

Management

Restoque sales surpass pre-pandemic level

Restoque’s gross revenue in the second quarter equaled 333.4 million Brazilian real, increasing 35.5 percent compared to the second quarter of 2021 and 3.2 percent compared to the same quarter in 2019, despite a reduction in the store base of 24 percent. The company’s consolidated gross margin reached 64.3 percent, up 1170 bps, while EBITDA in...

Aug 12, 2022

Fashion

Ranra wins Zalando Sustainability Award

London/Reykjavík-based design studio Ranra has been named the winner of the fourth Zalando Sustainability Award during Copenhagen Fashion Week, beating off tough competition from British fashion brand Raeburn and Parisian-based Mworks. Ranra’s genderless collection impressed the international jury with its use of “exciting techniques” with...

Aug 11, 2022

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