 Partnership will support delivery of major e-commerce projects in 2012

 Chapter Media will offer customers next generation Intershop 7 platform

London, UK – 19 April 2012 – Intershop and Chapter Media Ltd have partnered to deliver Intershop 7, the next-generation software for agile cross-channel commerce to the entertainment and media market.

Chapter Media, specialists in business planning, strategy, protecting brand integrity online and architecting highly scalable solutions, will couple its expertise in the entertainment and media market with Intershop’s powerful e-Commerce platform to support every aspect of modern multi-channel business.

“The media and entertainment markets are rapidly developing new digital products and direct to consumer propositions,” said Peter Robertson, executive director and owner, Chapter Media. “Partnering with Intershop enables us to offer the latest in enterprise e-Commerce technology to our clients. With our experience in deploying Intershop’s platform at high scale with big international brands, we will benefit from combining its proven robustness and scalability with the exciting new capabilities and flexibility available in Intershop 7. The new features are going to be particularly important for companies requiring marketing and content management agility.”

Intershop has recently announced Intershop 7, its next-generation software for agile cross-channel commerce. With 1,500 features for enhanced efficiency and a unique shopping experience, the e-Commerce platform gives e-tailers a competitive edge with benchmark-setting marketing functionality.

Jochen Moll, Spokesman of the Management Board of Intershop said, “When identifying a new partner, we look for companies that can complement our technology. Intershop 7 is an industry game-changer. Combining it with Chapter Media’s expertise in the media and entertainment industry, our customers will soar ahead as they act quickly and effectively to respond to today’s fast changing market conditions.”

About Chapter Media
Chapter Media is a technology and product development consultancy based in central London with a proven track record in delivering results for content owners, networks and premium brands across Mobile, interactive TV and the web. The Company works in partnership with clients to develop integrated technology and business solutions to realise the full potential of their products.

About Intershop
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.

Published on: 10:26AM on 12th July 2012