Jena, Germany/Bern, Switzerland - June 8, 2006 - Effective immediately, Intershop Communications AG (Prime Standard: ISH2) is partnering with yellowworld AG, part of the Swiss Post group. yellowworld's logistics and billing services will complement the Intershop portfolio, resulting in a one-stop offering that meets every e-commerce requirement.
This strategic alliance combines the expertise of yellowworld as a leading outsourcing player in the Swiss e-fulfillment market with Intershop's existing portfolio as a global e-commerce provider. By partnering in this way and offering an extensive range of services from a single source, the two companies can cover all e-commerce-related processes-from order processing and payment collection to logistics support and online marketing.
Headquartered in Bern, yellowworld is a separate corporate entity within the Swiss Post group. Its customers benefit from solutions that support their logistics and payment processes. As a full-service provider, yellowworld works closely with customers to analyze their requirements, design and implement custom solutions, and support subsequent operational deployment. Existing customers include SBB, Henkel & Cie, SUVA, and Migros.
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.