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Jena, Germany, November 11, 2009 – The new webstore set up by Gerhard Rösch GmbH has been welcoming online shoppers to its world of fashion since October 19, 2009. Implemented by Intershop, the online boutique represents a new sales channel for the Tübingen-based business. With this new venture, Rösch is primarily targeting its high-quality product lines at a young, sophisticated demographic.
Additional services, such as product information and advice on the correct fit, including size tables, make the online shopping experience as convenient as possible. At the same time, customers are offered other products that match the selected items, making it easy to put together a complete outfit. "Our in-store experience shows that our customers like to buy complete sets, for example a bikini with matching pareo and beach frock," comments Evita Rösch, Head of Corporate Communication.
Gerhard Rösch GmbH chose Intershop Communications AG as implementation partner. Andrea Hassener, Head of E-Commerce at Rösch explains: "We leverage Intershop’s e-commerce expertise in order to avoid expensive experiments and frustrated customers. As a mid-sized company, we also attach great importance to future-proof investment." Rösch GmbH is using the standard product for full-service e-commerce. Within a few weeks, one-stop provider Intershop had adapted the system to meet client requirements, coordinated the processes from marketing through payment to customer service, and integrated a logistics function. This enabled the Tübingen-based company to get started with online commerce quickly, with low up-front investment and no hidden costs.
Fashionable nightwear, homewear, daywear, loungewear, swimwear, and beachwear products from RÖSCH CreativeCulture, Blanche Fleur, Féraud, and Daniel Hechter are now available at www.die-reine-wohlfuehlkunst.de. Matching accessories round out the range. All new customers will receive a 10% discount on their first purchase up to December 27, 2009.
Gerhard Rösch GmbH was established in Tübingen in 1949 and is now managed by the third generation as a family business. Together with its subsidiaries RÖSCH CreativeCulture and rökona Textilwerk GmbH, Rösch has played a major role in developing, producing, and marketing the latest technical and fashion textiles over the last 60 years. Gerhard Rösch GmbH has received multiple awards from national and regional government for its family-friendly policies.
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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