April 10, 2017
ZOOT among 1,000 fastest growing companies in Europe
The company´s significant growth was confirmed by the Finacial Times list of 1,000 companies in Europe that have achieved the highest growth in revenues between 2012 and 2015.
From the whole list of european innovative and fast-growing companies, ZOOT ranked 43rd place in general, 6th place from e-commerce sector and it is the second fastest growing company in CEE region.
April 4, 2017
ZOOT.sk is the winner of prestige award “Shop of the year 2016” in Slovakia
ZOOT succeeded up against competition of many e-commerce projects on the Slovak market. The results of the eighth annual ShopRoku (Shop of the Year) 2016 Contest, held by Heureka, have been announced. And Slovak ZOOT stood on the winners’ podium together with gigantic online stores such as Mall.sk and Notino.sk.
The online store winners were announced at a celebrate awards ceremony held in Bratislava. As in previous years, companies competed in three separate Awards categories; The Quality Award, The Popularity Award and The Heureka Award, which was elected and assessed by an expert jury panel.
October 24, 2016
ZOOT Ranks 6th Most Dynamic and Fast-Growing Technological Company in Central and Eastern Europe
In the 2016 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking, a programme which recognises and profiles the growth of technology companies in Central and Eastern Europe, ZOOT is featured among the top ten.
The results of Technology Fast 50 ranking prove that young software companies and e-shops from Central and Eastern Europe have been experiencing a growth at rocket speed over the past few years. This year, in its 17th edition, Deloitte Technology Fast 50 identified the fastest growing companies coming from 11 countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Seven companies represented the Czech Republic and ZOOT, as the country’s biggest online fashion retailer, ranked sixth place.
Companies had to meet a number of criteria to be considered eligible for the main Technology Fast 50 ranking, including: annual revenues of at least €50, 000 in each year of the past four years; headquarters in Central European countries, and an ownership structure that excludes majority-owned subsidiaries of strategic entities.
Deloitte Certificate of Achievement
October 6, 2016
ZOOT wins E-commerce Award
At the 3rd annual E-Commerce Awards 2016 the largest fashion online store ZOOT.c was honoured for being the most innovative and most original Czech e-commerce player in 2016. Next year, ZOOT will represent the Czech Republic at the Global E-commerce Summit in Barcelona.
On accepting the trophy ZOOT’s co-owner, Ladislav Trpák, said, “For the past four years we‘ve worked hard on bringing our customers the best possible service in the most user-friendly form. We are delighted that our more personal approach to online shopping and our style of communication have proved to be successful and that our efforts have now also gained recognition among an expert jury. We are very honoured to have been given this prestigious award”.
For the third year running, the winner of the award was selected by an expert jury at the Business Forum conference. The jury was made up of the executive director of the Association for E-commerce (APEK), and the association’s members. “When assessing each individual company we mainly focused on its ability to be innovative and original in terms of e-commerce. ZOOT represents the dynamically growing segment of online fashion retail and, at the same time, it brings new ideas and solutions to the market. We believe that on a European scale ZOOT is a unique company and so, it will be a great representative of the Czech Republic at the 8th annual European E-commerce Awards” reviewed Jan Vetyška, the executive director of APEK.
After four years of existence, ZOOT now has almost 500 employees. The unique omnichannel concept combines online shopping with the benefits of an in-store experience. Customers can try on items at its Try& Buy stores. Over this period of time it has expanded to the Slovak and Romanian market. “We currently have a total of 33 Try & Buy stores; 17 in the Czech Republic, 7 in Slovakia and 9 in Romania. This year we plan to open another 6-7 Try & Buy stores”, added Ladislav Trpák.
ZOOT reached record sales of 450 million CZK in 2015. Its turnover rate has more than doubled when compared to the previous year. The largest Czech player in internet fashion sold around 180 million CZK in 2014.
May 24, 2016
ZOOT Awarded Czech Superbrands 2016 Seal of Excellence
Superbrands is one of the most respected brand recognition programmes in operation around the world. The Superbrands selection and evaluation process of respected and exceptional businesses is based on identical criteria in more than 80 countries worldwide, including the Czech Republic.
Attaining a Superbrands status marks a brand’s prestigious distinction on the local market and ZOOT was one of the few consumer brands active on the Czech market to be awarded the Superbrands 2016 title. After a strict criteria 2 stage assessment process, the final decision to be awarded this title was made by the Brand Council, an expert panel of business, advertising, media, and marketing professionals.
May 4, 2016
ZOOT Instagram was awarded first place in the online category
Social Profile at the third Fénix Content Marketing Awards.
May 4, 2016
ZOOT’s autumn 2015 campaign #experiencethings was awarded first place in the online category Online Content Campaign at the third Fénix Content Marketing Awards
February 24, 2016
ZOOT is among the fastest growing companies in Europe
On Tuesday, 23.2.2016, the company’s significant growth was confirmed by the prestigious Inc. 5000 magazine, which annually assesses the fastest growing companies in Europe. Among the 5,000 fastest growing European companies, ZOOT ranked:
1st place in the retail category in the Czech Republic
3rd place overall in the Czech Republic
7th place in the retail category in the Central and Eastern Europe region
18th place in the retail category in the EU
39th place overall in the Central and Eastern European region
February 8, 2016
ZOOT is ranked among the top ten most promising Czech brands according to the recent study by Ogilvy & Mather