Intershop Steps Up Cooperation with Partners Across Europe

“1st IIP – Intershop International Partner Day”

  • New partner program forges closer ties with sales, solution, and technology partners
  • 30 Intershop Partners from 10 European countries gather in Jena

Jena, September 28, 2007 – Held on September 18, 2007 in Jena, the “1st IIP – Intershop International Partner Day” saw e-commerce provider Intershop officially inaugurating its new partner program.

Intershop is gearing up for growth, primarily through working with sales and project partners, but also by targeting selected technology topics and promoting its online marketing offerings. Increased revenues, strong operational performance over recent months, and a stable cash position provide Intershop and its partners with a solid foundation for shared long-term success.

Many Intershop customers are already being supported highly effectively by partners. In the future, the company will focus even more on working with major customers, such as Otto, Quelle, Deutsche Telekom, DaimlerChrysler, Hewlett-Packard, and Sun Microsystems. Partners, on the other hand, can leverage their geographic proximity to customers, as well as their experience with specific industries and business models.

Enfinity Suite 6 has long enjoyed a reputation among Intershop Partners as an e-commerce software product that offers exceptional power and flexibility. This is reflected by the fact that more than half of Germany’s ten most successful online stores regularly run on Enfinity. Showcased in detail at the IIP, Enfinity Suite 6.2 adds a multitude of new functions, covering areas such as product searches and product editing.

Intershop remains interested in working with new partners with e-commerce experience who actively market Enfinity Suite 6 in their region and implement it for their customers. Like existing partners, they can expect strong support from Intershop, including joint sales and marketing activities, in-depth Enfinity training for their employees, coaching during the initial projects, and an attractive share of license revenues.

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About Intershop

Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) 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.

Intershop Public Relations

Heide Rausch
Head of Corporate Communication