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- Intershop Commerce Suite praised for supporting multiple brands, countries, and touchpoints
- Intershop highlighted as best-in-class vendor with leadership in strategy, business, and growth performance excellence

Jena, Germany, 28 June 2017 – Intershop Communications AG has been recognized as Company of the Year 2017 in the global digital commerce platforms market by global market research and consulting firm, Quadrant Knowledge Solutions. The Quadrant research identifies Intershop as a best-in-class vendor that ‘exhibits leadership in strategy, business, and growth performance excellence, and has the potential to cause major disruption in the marketplace’.

The research firm analyzed Intershop’s technological capabilities and strengths as part of a comprehensive market study, titled ‘Market Outlook: Digital Commerce Platforms, 2017-2022, Worldwide’. In a Knowledge Brief, published by Quadrant on 6 June 2017, the consultants stress the ability of Intershop’s integrated digital commerce platform to enhance customer relationships across various sales channels including retail, wholesale, mobile, and social media.

The Knowledge Brief highlights the complete set of digital commerce functionalities provided by the Intershop Commerce Suite – from online retail management to customer experience management to order management and fulfillment –, the platform’s operational excellence, as well as the fact that it can be implemented on-premise, in the cloud, or as a managed service.

According to Quadrant Knowledge Solutions, ‘Intershop’s flexible and integrated digital commerce suite is well positioned to help businesses from multiple industry sectors and sizes in overcoming their unique challenges in creating a successful and competitive commerce solution’.

Piyush Dewangan, Industry Research Manager, Quadrant Knowledge Solutions said: “Technology disruption, digital transformation, and the widespread adoption of mobile devices means that organizations are increasingly facing challenges to drive growth. To stay competitive, brands should transform their commerce processes with the customer experience in focus, while streamlining their commerce operations for maximum efficiency. Intershop with its extensive and highly scalable platform is well positioned to enable business growth for companies with multiple brands, countries, and touchpoints, which is why we nominated them Company of the Year in this market.”

Axel Köhler, COO of Intershop Communications AG, said: “We are delighted to be recognized as a leader by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions. Digitalization is opening exciting new opportunities for companies in all industries. Our focus is on supporting our customers in the successful transformation of their commerce processes and customer relationships. A comprehensive, powerful and adaptable platform is key in driving this transformation.”

Quadrant’s research study also provides detailed competitive positioning of other major commerce platform vendors. It can be downloaded here:

About Intershop Communications AG

Intershop Communications AG (founded 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of innovative, comprehensive omni-channel commerce solutions. The company offers high-performance standard software for Internet sales and all ancillary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. More than 300 large and medium-sized businesses and organizations around the globe use Intershop, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the US, Europe, Australia, and China. For more information about Intershop, please visit

This news release contains statements regarding future events or the future financial and operating performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained in or expected as a result of these statements. Risks and uncertainties that may give rise to such differences include but are not restricted to the limited duration of Intershop's business activities to date, the poor predictability of revenue and costs, possible fluctuations in revenue and results, substantial dependence on individual key account orders, customer trends, the level of competition, seasonal variations, electronic security risks, possible government regulation, the general business climate, and uncertainty regarding the release of liquid funds that are currently available only to a limited degree.

Intershop media contact:
Natalie Sutton/Silja Ingham
Proud PR
Phone: 07792 949971

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