The leading e-commerce firm Zalando, announced that it will sell masks & profits will donated to humedica. Zalandos textile masks will be available to buy on the Zalando Fashion Store in all 17 markets. The masks help to reduce respiratory droplet transmission, for example when coughing, and visibly strengthen awareness around social distancing.
- In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, several European governments and scientific institutions either recommend or enforce wearing textile masks in public.
- The resulting high demand has made masks a rare commodity. Next to keeping employees safe and protecting the company, it is important for Zalando to offer solutions during the crisis where it can. Thanks to the companys network of partners and its private label production, Zalando is able to offer non-medical masks for sale.
- Zalando will offer non-medical masks at a price range starting from one euro each and with a few designs, and will continue to increase the assortment with more designs over the course of the coming weeks.
In April 2020, Ashoka, a longtime partner of Zalando, connects social entrepreneurs around the world to scale innovative social ideas and projects. Ashoka identifies and supports the world’s leading social entrepreneurs, learns from their experiences and innovations, and mobilizes a global community of change makers to embrace the new concepts.
In February 2020, Zalando, had opened its third fulfillment center in Poland. The ramp up marks an important milestone in Zalandos logistics network expansion with two Polish fulfillment centers serving Zalandos growing customer base and one logistics site taking care of Zalando Lounge deliveries.
Zalando, based in Berlin, Germany is a leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle. It is pioneer in e-commerce to become the most innovative fashion platform in Europe. The company offers clothing, footwear, accessories and beauty products through its online platform. The company has customers in around 17 countries. In its fashion store, one can find a wide assortment from more than 2,500 brands.