Jena, Germany - May 19, 2006 - Intershop Communications AG has gained another new high-profile customer in the Nokia world, one of the biggest names in the mobile communication industry. Intershop will be supplying the Italian Nokia Store Network with software for online selling. The project will be realized by Italian Intershop partner Kelyan.
Nokia's Italian reseller portal at www.nokiashop.it
serves the consumer market, offering the latest Nokia cell phones as
well as a wide range of accessories and digital receivers. Customers
buy Nokia merchandize online, such as T-shirts and bags, etc.
"We are delighted to be supplying such a large and respected player in the communication industry," says Ralf Männlein, the Intershop board member responsible for sales and marketing. "This new project in Italy demonstrates our ability to acquire major customers at the international level."
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.