Interview

Zalando auf dem Weg zum Hightech-Konzern

| Lesedauer: 8 Minuten
Das Herz der Zalando-Technik: Robert Gentz, Gründer und Vorstandsmitglied, steht im Zentralen Entwicklerraum des Konzerns in Berlin

Das Herz der Zalando-Technik: Robert Gentz, Gründer und Vorstandsmitglied, steht im Zentralen Entwicklerraum des Konzerns in Berlin

Foto: Ricarda Spiegel

Firmengründer Gentz spricht über die Strategie des Onlinehändlers und die Paketzustellung binnen einer halben Stunde.

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