Increased design view functionality and one click campaign management for easy web development
Improved customer experience through personalised communication
7.1 offers business logs to meet regulation and provide an audit trail of activity
Enables the ability to internationalise applications
Jena, Germany, 28 August 2012 – Intershop today announced Intershop 7.1, the latest version of the next generation e-commerce platform. Intershop 7.1 provides enhanced functionality for the Design View, to easily improve the e-commerce experience to meet customers changing needs, extensive campaign management and the ability to internationalise. It also enables businesses to improve operations with the new audit trail functionality.
The new features include:
• Enhanced Design View:
o Increased preview functionality for editors to immediately preview scheduled content, layouts and descriptions for consistency and quality before published
o Ability to preview content including detailed customer pricing and catalogues for specific customer user groups
o New customer user groups help to reduce error rates in content production
• One Click Campaign Management:
o All promotions, page variants and components can be assigned to one campaign and published automatically with one click
o Ensures consistency across all campaign assets
o Assign additional locales and currencies to an application through the back office
o Customers only see the languages, measurements and currencies valid in their country
• Improved Business Operations with Audit Log:
o Captures and reports information about changes; what was changed and by whom
o Event logging framework collects details such as create, modify, delete and also link and unlink, publish and import / export transactions
o Information accessed from a reporting portal allows reports to be generated on events for selected data ranges
• Personalise Customer Communication
o Content creators can generate personalised messages with IT or help from others simply by adding variables to a content component
o Allows the usage of up to 20 variables in a content object, enabling the author to create tailored messaging to visitors and customers
Jochen Moll, Member and Spokesman of the Board of Management, Intershop said, “Intershop 7 was an industry game-changer. We’ve now expanded the platform to help multi-channel retailers customise a quality and personalised experience for their customers. It makes site development easier while creating a more convenient shopping experience for customers.”
Intershop 7.1 is available from today. For more information visit www.intershop.com.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is a leading provider of comprehensive state-of-the-art e-commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services including comprehensive online marketing consulting and a transaction platform for order-, supplier-, product- and channel management from its daughter companies SoQuero and TheBakery. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing, including fulfillment. Around the globe more than 500 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Deutsche Telekom, and Mexx run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, and Australia.
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.
Natalie Sutton/Danielle Cook
Published on: 9:00AM on 28th August 2012