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We are a leading e‑commerce group in Central and Eastern Europe

700+

Million eur in revenues
in 2019

9.4

Million orders
dispatched in 2019

1 100+

Pick-up
points

MALL GROUP:

Building a 21st century e‑commerce group

One of the examples of how Rockaway has blazed a trail in the digital economy is MALL GROUP, the biggest e‑commerce group in Central and Eastern Europe. It was established in 2016 by combining nearly ten vertical e‑shops from the then existing Rockaway portfolio and Netretail Holding, horizontal generalist e‑shops operating in seven countries. At that moment, an exceptional e‑commerce platform was created and eventually accelerating double digit year-on-year growth.

“In e‑commerce, it is no longer sufficient to rely solely on shopping. We were the first in the region to set out on a relatively complicated path: we want to create a whole platform of services and experiences around shopping”, says Jakub Havrlant, Chairman of the Board of MALL GROUP and founder of Rockaway.

Jakub Havrlant

Jakub Havrlant

Chairman of the Board

Jakub Havrlant is the head of the Rockaway investment group, which he established in 2013 in order to combine his existing investment activities. Following the establishment of MALL Group, he took charge of its management for almost three years so that he could be involved in fulfilling his vision of making MALL Group a player of European importance with emphasis on maximum customer satisfaction and innovation. In June 2019, he moved to the position of Chairman of the Board.

Olda Bajer

Olda Bajer

CEO MALL Group

He has been the CEO of MALL Group since June 2019 and his vision is clear: to make it the largest e-commerce group in Central and Eastern Europe. Olda is a former co-owner of Centrum.cz and is active in internet and marketing fields. He is also involved in the Rock for People festival or in projects Kašpárek v rohlíku and Kefír.

Igor Matejov

Igor Matejov

COO MALL GROUP

Igor Matejov has a decade of experience in senior management positions, e.g. at T-Mobile in Poland, where he spent four years as COO and a member of the highest management. At MALL GROUP, he interlinks among others sales, marketing and the call centre in order to achieve a complete view of the customer. He serves as COO.

Pavel Knap

Pavel Knap

Logistics

Pavel Knap spent more than 15 years in the area of retail (FMCG). His task at MALL GROUP is to enhance the logistics infrastructure with services relating to delivery of goods to customers.

Peter Lakata

Peter Lakata

Transformation

Peter Lakata has extensive experience in consulting and business, having previously worked for Accenture, Raiffeisenbank International and Zuno Banka. At MALL GROUP, he is implementing changes that will enable the group to more successfully compete in the rapidly changing e-commerce environment.

Radko Sekerka

Radko Sekerka

R&D

Radko Sekerka came to MALL GROUP from AVG, where he managed online sales and monetisation. Thanks to the right strategy, he made it possible to achieve massive sales across markets, particularly in the United States. His task at MALL GROUP is to improve the product so that it works and continues to grow.

Peter Lakata

Jakub Střeštík

Sales

Jakub Střeštík has many years of experience in leading management positions in multinational corporations operating in the field of services and retail. For the few last years, he has been the CEO of Kika furniture in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania. At MALL Group, he manages business activities and the development of new business opportunities in all seven Central and Eastern European markets in which the MALL Group operates.

Petr Tomášek

Petr Tomášek

Finance and Governance

Petr Tomášek previously held various finance and project positions at companies such as PPF, EPH and BCG. At MALL GROUP, he is responsible for the group’s financial management, BI strategy and corporate finance.

Dušan Zábrodský

Dušan Zábrodský

Countries

Dušan Zábrodský was previously a member of AVG’s management, which listed that company on the New York Stock Exchange. At MALL GROUP, he is responsible for the operation of foreign branches and for the partner sales strategy (Marketplace).

CEE region: The most fragmented market in the world

18

Countries

16

Languages

130

Million people

Milestones

Opening of Cash & Carry store in Ljubljana

December 2019

MALL Group continues to develop its activities abroad. Right in the heart of Ljubljana in Slovenia, the company opened another specialized shop which is mix of the Showroom and Cash & Carry format store under the Mimovrste brand. It was the first major step for the operation of MALL Group in Slovenia.

Opening of Cash & Carry store in Zilina

September 2019

Another opening of Cash & Carry store followed in Zilina in Slovakia. MALL.SK has moved it´s regular shop to a new address. The newly opened store was designed as Cash & Carry shop which is the first MALL.sk specialized store in Slovakia.

New cooperation of MALL Pay and ČSOB bank

April 2019

For the further development of financial services, MALL Group gained a new strong player. The newly established company MALL Pay has started to develop its payment service together with ČSOB bank. Their common goal is to expand MALL Pay to other stores and satisfy the complex needs of customers, which is connected with the planned expansion of payment cards, loans or further development of supplementary insurance.

MALL Boxes in pilot operation: 24/7 pickup of purchases

September 2018

Live operation of nine boxes will be carried out in late September and early October in Prague. MALL Boxes will subsequently be expanded to more than 70 locations in the Czech Republic and 30 in Slovakia. People thus have closer pickup points for orders from MALL.cz; the number of locations for picking up goods will grow to more than 300 in both countries.

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MALL GROUP introduces one of the most advanced logistics centres in Europe

November 2017

MALL.cz in Jirny u Prahy has introduced a logistics centre that ranks among the most advanced in Europe. The facility covers an area of 50,000 m2, is scalable to allow clearance of 150,000 items per day and uses state-of-the-art technologies that enable fluid and rapid clearance of parcels.

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Integration is about to Begin: MALL GROUP Has Moved All Online Shops under One Roof and Connected Their Business Teams

September 2016

All online shops belonging to MALL GROUP have been moved into shared offices in Holesovice, Prague, last week. Since 19th September there have been MALL.CZ, CZC.cz, Proděti, Kolonial, BigBrands, Rozbaleno, Bux and Sporty under one roof.

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Opening of the first specialized store Cash and Carry in Prague's Holešovice

October 2019

The MALL.CZ e-shop turned its regular store into the special one with focus on the sale of mobile phones, tablets and electronic accessories, where customers can quickly and easily access a specialized assortment. Opening of another stores of this type should follow. On the day of opening, customers could buy significantly discounted smartphones. Some of them have been waiting for their selected products since the previous day, even more than 20 hours.

Launch of MALL.TV broadcasting in Slovakia

September 2019

MALL.TV is launching a pilot broadcasting in Slovakia. Twelve brand new formats are being produced in cooperation with a team who stands behind several television and online projects in Slovakia. Their program goes from talk-shows to cooking shows to serials or Slow TV. These programs are complemented by content that viewers already know from the Czech version of MALL.TV. Access to the broadcast is free.

Launch of MALL.TV in the Czech Republic

October 2018

By launching its own internet television, MALL Group has come closer to its goal of creating an online alternative store where people can find services and entertainment in addition to shopping. The television started its broadcasting with original content including original series, entertaining and popular educational programs. TV reaches more than 13 % of the Czech online population monthly. More than 100,000 users registered their account in the first year of TV operation.

Launch of MALL Pay deferred payment

December 2017

The new own payment service has started the development of financial services in MALL Group. It brought a modern variant of popular but outdated cash on delivery with the option to pay for goods up to 51 days after receiving the purchase. MALL Group launched the service in cooperation with the online payment tool MALL Pay, which was designed with emphasis for mobile phones use with the aim of extending the service to all e-shops of the group later.

Black Friday MALL.cz distribution centre dispatches 548,000 items during Black Friday

November 2017

MALL GROUP has successfully completed its eight-day Black Friday campaign, which definitively kicked off the main Christmas shopping season. During this year’s event, the distribution centre in Jirny u Prahy, with continuous two-shift operation, dispatched more than half a million items, which is 80% more than in the previous year. The use of mobile platforms for shopping also grew considerably, by 40%.

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MALL.cz Successfully Tests Drone Delivery. Package Delivered in Three Minutes

November 2016

At 11:00 a.m. today, MALL.cz tested package delivery with a drone for the very first time. The delivery route covered a distance of roughly 1.7 km from the MALL.cz distribution point in Jirny to Zeleneč. The airborne delivery took three minutes. The total delivery time including preparation of the drone for take-off was approximately five minutes.

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Rockaway Introduces New Ecommerce Group: MALL GROUP

July 2016

Rockaway has accomplished the takeover of the network of shopping galleries – the MALL. As a result, MALL GROUP led by Jakub Havrlant has been established to encompass also specialized online shops from existing Rockaway portfolio.

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