Jena, Amsterdam, October 30, 2012 – Intershop Communications AG, a leading provider of innovative e-commerce solutions and services, has entered into a partnership with the Netherlands’ leading full-service web agency, Mirabeau. The partner agreement was signed by Intershop Management Board member Jochen Moll and head of Mirabeau Heini Withagen the week before last during the International Partner Days hosted by Intershop in Frankfurt. The goal of the alliance is to strengthen Intershop's presence in the Dutch market and offer online sellers an all-round package for their e-commerce initiative by leveraging the partners’ combined expertise.
“With Mirabeau, we have another strong implementation partner to help us drive our growth in Europe. Using the additional resources, we can not only offer Dutch online sellers an innovative e-commerce platform but also guarantee fast project turnarounds and first-class local support,” emphasizes Intershop Management Board member Jochen Moll.
Heini Withagen, head of Mirabeau, adds: “We’re excited about our new partnership with Intershop because we believe in the stability, performance, and scalability of the new Intershop platform. As a result of our long experience in the e-commerce field, we have extensive expertise in the implementation and maintenance of software solutions for online retailing, which means our customers can rest assured that their e-commerce business is in safe hands.”
For the Jena-based software company, teaming with Mirabeau is another milestone in the implementation of its new sales strategy. As communicated at Intershop's International Partner Days, business via partners will become increasingly important and the global network of partners is set to grow significantly over the coming years. Just recently, Intershop announced agreements with Swedish systems integrator Sigma and US company Avalara.
Mirabeau is a leading full-service web agency based in the Netherlands, which is committed to the online success of its customers. Established in 2001, the company employs a team of some 300 marketing experts, designers, software architects, developers, and administrators, who together create a wide range of websites and online applications. Mirabeau has offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Eindhoven, and Hoorn.
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.