Location of affected unit(s):
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet
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Planned Job Creation:
German online retailer Zalando announced plans to create 2,000 new jobs by 2015 around Europe. The company wants to grow and increase its market share further, especially in other European countries. It is foreseen that most new positions will be for software developers and mobile technology professionals. Zalando employed approximately 7,600 people at the end of 2014. The decision to increase its staff headcount follows a 26% increase in the company sales in 2014.