Jena, Germany, 13 October 2016 – Nine Intershop customers are among the winners of the 2016 German Online Shop Awards. All top three places in the Sport & Fitness category were awarded to brands whose online shop is based on the Intershop platform. The best German online shops were selected following a consumer survey conducted by the German Institute for Service Quality and n-tv, evaluating the opinions of 35,000 customers.
The award-winning online shops based on the Intershop platform are:
Category: Sport & Fitness
First place: Sportscheck.com
Second place: Runnerspoint.com
Third place: Intersport.de
Category: Non-Chain General Retailers
Third place: HSE24
Third place: GartenXXL
Category: Shoe Fashion
Second place: I’m walking
First place: Mister Spex
Third place: Lensbest
Third place: Bofrost
The German Online Shop Prize was awarded in September in Berlin. The consumer survey evaluated customer satisfaction with online shops in six areas: value for money, online offer, customer service, Internet presence, shipping and returns as well as ordering and payment options. Other areas taken into consideration were product quality, range of products, quality of telephone support, delivery options, shipping costs, shipping times and returns handling.
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.
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.