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- Scores number two in current offering
- Among top score in solution architecture category
- Report highlights: “core commerce capabilities…remain strong”, “strong technical roadmap”, “deep ecosystem of partners”

Jena, Germany, 27 March 2017 – Intershop, the largest independent technology vendor for omni-channel commerce solutions, has been cited as a Leader in B2B commerce suites in a report published by renowned industry analyst firm Forrester Research, Inc. The report, “The Forrester Wave™:B2B Commerce Suites, Q1 2017” ranks Intershop as number two in current offering, and tied for number one in solution architecture category.

The report cites that “Intershop is a best fit for brand manufacturers that have complex channel support requirements, need especially well-developed commerce feature functionality, and are looking for flexibility on global pricing and licensing.”

The new Intershop Order Management System is also noted by the report; the strong core commerce capabilities of the Intershop Commerce Suite including promotions, channel management, and customization features, as well as its strong technical roadmap and deep partner ecosystem.

As organizations in the B2B sector are building out increasingly sophisticated digital commerce channels, they are able to expand outside their traditional markets, as the recent Intershop research report, “Taking the fast track into the digital future of B2B commerce” shows. However, the Intershop study also highlighted that organizations need to have the right technological infrastructure in place to fully leverage the potential of digitalization.

Jochen Wiechen, CEO at Intershop commented: “A strong commerce platform can help companies master the digital transformation of both their commerce and customer relationship processes. We pride ourselves in understanding what the market needs and developing a feature-reach platform that flexibly meets our customers’ requirements, whether they are only just starting to build their commerce channel, or expanding it across borders. We are delighted that Intershop is recognized as a leader in the B2B commerce market.”

The Forrester research report can be downloaded here:

About Intershop Communications AG
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

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.

Intershop Press Contact:
Heide Rausch
Tel: +49 3641 50-1000

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