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Xerox selects Eperium and Intershop software

Breukelen, 9th of September - Xerox has selected the e-Commerce specialist Eperium as a strategic partner. The large-scale project is the beginning of a long-term collaboration in which Xerox and Eperium are to work together on the further fleshing out of the e-Commerce strategy Xerox’ supplies distribution.

Web stores are essential in the print industry
“The strategic importance of e-Commerce has increased for Xerox over the last few years. Xerox simplifies business for our customers and to be able to serve them better and more efficiently, we are continually optimising our web stores. Intuitive shopping experience, security and customised prices and offers contribute towards Xerox brand loyalty. To expand its business, Xerox has decided to implement the e-Commerce strategy on the Intershop platform together with Eperium. In the coming period, we will roll out refurbished web stores for B2B and B2C”, according to Onno Cleypool, Xerox European e-services manager.

A good choice of partner is important
“We realised at the start of the project that it is crucial to select a partner who is both capable of handling the capacity and has the knowledge to tackle the project. It is a complex project that demands careful project management and consultancy. We have found these qualities in Eperium”, according to Onno.

The project is in full swing
Ronald Vermeulen Commercial Director with Eperium: “We are elated to be able to welcome Xerox as a customer. The project is currently in full swing and everything is on schedule. We expect to hand over and start to manage the first phase, supplying the B2C and B2B stores in 17 countries, 12 languages, at the beginning of next year.”

 

About Eperium
Eperium has been a total solutions supplier and specialist in e-Commerce since 1999. Eperium enables customers to extract the maximum results from the opportunities that
e-Commerce has to offer. Eperium employs Intershop’s proven e-Commerce software, which can run one or more professional web stores. The services are supplied by their own 240 employees in the Netherlands (Muiden) and India (New-Delhi). Eperium has many successful customers like TomTom, De Telegraaf, BCC, Euretco, Sanoma and many others. You can find additional information at: http://www.eperium.com

About Xerox
Xerox Europe, the Xerox Corporation’s European organisation, supplies an extensive range of Xerox products, solutions and services, as well as corresponding supplies and software. The selection is focused on three main market segments: offices large to small, the market for production printing and graphic environments, as well as services, including advice, system development, content management and document outsourcing.

Xerox Europe has manufacturing locations in the Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom and an advanced R&D centre (Xerox Research Centre Europe) in Grenoble, France. For more information, please visit www.xerox.com.

Xerox® is the Xerox Corporation’s trademark. All other brands and product names are trademarks or product names or registered trademarks for their respective companies. Prices, characteristics, specifications, options, design and availability of Xerox products and services are subject to alteration without prior notification.

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About Intershop

Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online at www.intershop.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.

Intershop Public Relations

Heide Rausch

Head of Corporate Communication

Phone: +49 3641 50-1000
Fax: +49 3641 50-1309