Jena, March 11, 2015 – Intershop today celebrated a long-standing business relationship with its Scandinavian partner Brightstep by elevating it to platinum status. Brightstep has worked with Intershop since 2001. By raising the e-commerce consulting company to the highest level in its partner program, Intershop is recognizing Brightstep’s contribution to its success. Joint implementations on the Intershop platform include Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest power companies, Elkjop, Scandinavia’s leading provider of electronic products, and Swedish sports retailer Stadium.
Brightstep is an expert in delivering e-commerce and omnichannel solutions in complex environments and with a tight implementation schedule, with a special focus on mobile commerce and Product Information Management. With its extensive Commerce Suite solution portfolio, Intershop complements Brightstep’s specialist capabilities. The leading independent omnichannel commerce platform is tailor-made to grow with the increased complexities of digital commerce, bundling individual modules to adjust it to the business and technological needs of the customer.
Adds Magnus Alzén, Business Area Manager at Brightstep: “Intershop customers at Brightstep value the reliability, performance, scalability, and functionality of Intershop software. With its flexible business model, Intershop is suitable for all kinds of ecommerce business where growth is a key factor. We have seen the platform develop over a long time and can truly say that in its current state, it is more open and flexible than ever before.”
Says Udo Rauch, VP Channel at Intershop: “Brightstep customers enjoy the results of a close partnership that we have been building for several years now. The company is a trusted member of our partner advisory board. We share one goal: helping Scandinavian businesses grow profitably in this new commerce world where on- and offline are ever more closely connected - with the help of the Intershop Commerce Suite.”
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISHA) is an independent, internationally leading provider of omnichannel commerce solutions. The latter are available as cloud-based commerce-as-a-service solutions or as licensed models and combine the expertise from over 25 years of software development for online commerce. Upon request, Intershop orchestrates the entire omnichannel commerce process chain – from the design of online channels to the implementation of software to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers run Intershop solutions. Customers include large corporations such as HP, BMW, Würth and Deutsche Telekom as well as medium-sized enterprises. Intershop operates in Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region.
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