ModusLink launches “eStarter Storefront” based on Intershop platform

  • Easy setup allows companies to sell digitally in just four weeks
  • Store with full integration into ModusLink´s back office
  • Operation on Microsoft Azure Cloud

Jena, Germany | Waltham, Massachussets, 17 May 2018 – Leading independent commerce software provider Intershop and Platinum partner ModusLink today announce their new joint offering “eStarter Storefront”. ModusLink is a trusted and integrated provider of supply chain & logistics solutions to the world's leading companies in consumer electronics, communications, computing, medical devices, and retail.

Based on Intershop´s market-leading technology Intershop Commerce Suite, ModusLink offers a secure, scalable and economical solution for companies that want to establish their digital sales channel in just four weeks. With such an internationally operational shop, organizations can address their customers with individually tailored products and offers, process transactions quickly and securely without having to invest in own infrastructure and personnel. Without time and cost consuming implementation projects, the “eStarter Storefront” offers unique customer interactions from purchase to order processing and service.

The solution takes care of customers, data and products in equal measure. All relevant e-commerce processes and functionalities are available for B2C and B2B. ModusLink handles installation, integration and technical operation of the online shop. This frees their customer organization´s time and resources which they can then dedicate on their core business. The solution is hosted in data centers with highest security standards and operates on Microsoft Azure.

Axel Köhler, CSO of Intershop, comments: “The partnership of ModusLink and Intershop has been a true success story with many winners. Its fundament is the already well established SaaS-based end-to-end solution. I´m certain that complementing this offering now with one of even more ease for companies new to this market will add yet new chapters to this story.”

Michel da Silva, General Manager of e-Business at ModusLink adds:

“While we have been working for many businesses with mature commerce solutions we also see companies just starting to have a digital sales channel. To make this easy for them we developed this offering. It is not just an easy start, but from that point on it also a provides them with sophisticated options for their growing business- both in terms of their e-commerce offering as well as the required logistics. This way we can support companies at every stage of their e-commerce strategy.”

About ModusLink Corporation

ModusLink Corporation provides digital and physical supply chain solutions to many of the world's leading brands across a diverse range of industries, including consumer electronics, telecommunications, computing and storage, software and content, consumer packaged goods, medical devices, retail and luxury and connected devices. With a global footprint spanning North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific, the Company's solutions and services are designed to improve end-to-end supply chains in order to drive growth, lower costs, and improve profitability.

ModusLink is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Steel Connect, Inc.  A publicly-traded diversified holding company (Nasdaq Global Select Market symbol "STCN")  

For details on ModusLink Corporation’s solutions visit www.moduslink.com, read the company’s blog for supply chain professionals, and follow on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube./

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About Intershop

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.

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Heide Rausch
Head of Corporate Communication