Jena, Germany, April 17, 2012 – Intershop is helping LEDON Lamp GmbH, a subsidiary of listed Austrian company Zumtobel AG, to expand into online direct sales in the Austrian and German markets. Environmentally-friendly and energy-saving LED lamps for household lighting are now available from LEDON’s online store (www.ledon.de and www.ledon.at). Parent company Zumtobel is the European market leader in professional lighting.
LEDON aims to use the online store to engage directly with customers and provide them with special offers through the newly established LEDON Club. In the near future, LEDON also plans to carry out joint sales campaigns with partners on the Intershop platform.
As business process outsourcing provider, Intershop takes care of most elements in the e-commerce value chain, from developing and running the online store (Software as a Service) through customer care to handling returns and accounts receivable management. The single-source solution facilitates smooth, customer-friendly processing of orders and deliveries.
“We found the speed and flexibility of the Intershop solution particularly compelling. Thanks to standardized, automated processes, our online store went live after just 10 weeks. At the same time, Intershop put together a suite of services from their Full Service E-Commerce portfolio that fit our requirements exactly and also found smart solutions for our LEDON Club and future promotional stores. We’re now looking forward to working together on extending our online activities,” explains Simone Wächtler, Marketing Manager at LEDON.
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.
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