Jena/Hanover, Germany - March 15, 2006 - Intershop Communications AG (Prime Standard: ISH2) closed out a successful CeBIT 2006. The Jena-based e-commerce company signed up Music Store A.Sauer GmbH as a new customer at the world's biggest show for the IT and telecommunications sectors.
"Our presence at booth B18 in hall 5 met with a very positive response from customers, partners, and other show visitors. Overall, leads were up more than 10%, and we are particularly pleased with the increasingly high quality of customer contacts," reports Ralf Männlein, the Intershop board member responsible for sales and marketing.
At this year's CeBIT show, Intershop announced its entry into the end-to-end e-commerce market. Effective immediately, the company covers the full range of e-commerce business processes-from software, service, and fulfillment to online marketing and logistics.
Sales and marketing head Ralf Männlein adds: "This year marked CeBIT's twentieth anniversary. Intershop has attended for ten of those years, demonstrating remarkable continuity in its sector."
Intershop partners Getit, novomind, and VoiceWeb One, who presented solutions based on Intershop's packaged Enfinity Suite 6 software at the company's booth, were also pleased with their CeBIT experience.
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.