Berlin (ots) – The MyToys Group, one of Germany’s most successful e-commerce company, will open its first technology-location outside Germany. The plan is to build a Techlabs in Madrid. The TechLab in Spain’s capital will support the development team in Berlin about to continuously expand and develop the online platform of MyToys GROUP.
“We want to make our online offer for our target group even more attractive and have a shop system created, which can be flexibly expanded and changed. Thus, we can quickly and timely respond to the needs of e-commerce and our offer and modern technologies even better connect the future. We can however only be achieved with an additional tech location where we gain more highly qualified staff for us. “says Steffen Heilmann, head of IT at the myToys GROUP. “These offers Madrid thanks to its central location, technologically very strong universities and a well-established mobile industry the best conditions for our new TechLab” said Heilmann.
In Berlin the MyToys GROUP currently employs more than 100 employees in the Technology and Berlin will lose as a tech capital of the company in no way important. Again, are planned in the IT sector, in order to meet the rapid growth of the group and to cope with the resulting demands on modern IT numerous new settings. In the long term, the company wants to employ more than 130 developers – the expansion of the Berlin team remains for the most important driver.
About the MyToys GROUP
The MyToys GROUP Based in Berlin is part of the Otto Group, is one of Germany’s most successful e-commerce companies for audiences families and women. Under the brand myToys myToys the Group operates since 1999 the no. 1 online store for toys and products around the child in Germany and 14 stores of the same name. myToys making it the leading multi-channel provider for children ranges in the German-speaking countries. In 2010, the women’s fashion online store ambellis was launched, which also belongs to MyToys GROUP. Since 2013, the online shoe shop mirapodo and shopping community Limango belong to the family of MyToys GROUP. The innovative combi shopping concept customers have the ability to simultaneously purchase in the online shops myToys, ambellis and mirapodo since-2013. With just one account and a shared cart, the online shopping experience is particularly easy and convenient. The MyToys GROUP currently employs more than 1,500 employees. Sales in the financial year 2014/15 approximately 424 million euros
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