Intershop to supply Majestic Wine with a multi-site transactional e-commerce platform Majestic Wine impressed with content material administration system, simplicity of the again finish instruments and small useful resource footprint Javelin Group to attract on in depth retail and e-commerce expertise to develop a world-class web site answer for Majestic WineLondon, UK – 12 March 2013 – Majestic Wine has chosen Intershop and Javelin Group to supply a versatile e-commerce platform to assist progress over the following 5 years. The aggressive tender course of included analysis of not solely the e-commerce platform, but additionally the methods integrator. Richard Weaver, e-commerce director, Majestic Wine mentioned, “Intershop and the Javelin Group growth staff provided a strong mixture of software program and assist. The answer proposed suits the wants of our on-line enterprise right this moment and for future progress.” Majestic Wine had two foremost drivers for initiating the e-commerce venture. The primary was to have an enterprise e-commerce platform that’s future-proof to provide the retailer a secure base for on-going growth. The second was that Majestic Wine had quite a lot of new concepts for added performance greatest tackled by a full overhaul somewhat than by way of incremental growth. Weaver continued, “We weren’t wedded to any specific IT provider; as an alternative we needed a best-of-breed product able to assembly our necessities, from a vendor which continues to put money into and develop its options. Intershop’s complete content material administration system and easy back-end instruments impressed us. Moreover, Intershop’s platform is just not useful resource hungry, which was a nice shock given all of the performance obtainable.” As a part of the bid course of, Majestic Wine specified seven key on-line capabilities required of the brand new e-commerce platform. These included the power to:Place six bottle order minimumPurchase pre-mixed circumstances or combine prospects ownProvide personalised product suggestions Embody non-product particular content material together with blogs, video and wine guidesSupport fulfilment by native storeEnable prospects to browse inventory primarily based on native availabilitySupport complicated checkout guidelines, and a second storefront for Majestic’s shops in France.The answer additionally wanted to suit with Fredhopper, as the chosen search and navigation answer. Jochen Moll, member and spokesman of the board of administration, Intershop mentioned, “Intershop will assist Majestic Wine because it seeks to develop a brand new and main e-commerce web site that might be pivotal to its enterprise progress. Intershop 7 gives retailers of all sizes with the wealthy performance required to be aggressive in right this moment’s market place. Moreover our partnership with Javelin Group has helped to cement this deal given its in-depth data of outlets’ wants and Intershop.” Fraser Davidson, director of know-how companies, Javelin Group mentioned, “Along with Intershop, we’re creating a world class answer for Majestic Wine that attracts on our in depth retail and ecommerce expertise.”The brand new Majestic Wine web site is predicted to launch in summer season 2013. About Majestic WineMajestic Wine PLC is the UK’s largest retailer of wine by the blended case. With a minimal buy of six bottles in-store and on-line, Majestic affords an thrilling, numerous vary of wines, on-site buyer parking, free wine occasions and day by day tastings, free supply and glorious customer support.  Thus far, there are 191 Majestic shops throughout the UK, with one other 16 new shops opening over the following yr.About IntershopIntershop Communications AG (based in Germany 1992; Prime Commonplace: ISH2) is a number one supplier of complete state-of-the-art e-commerce options. Intershop affords high-performance packaged software program for web gross sales, complemented by all obligatory companies together with complete on-line advertising and marketing consulting and a transaction platform for order-, supplier-, product- and channel administration from its daughter firms SoQuero and TheBakery. Intershop additionally acts as a enterprise course of outsourcing supplier, protecting all facets of on-line retailing, together with achievement. Across the globe greater than 500 enterprise prospects, together with HP, BMW, Deutsche Telekom, and Mexx run Intershop options. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has places of work in the USA, Europe, and Australia.About Javelin GroupJavelin Group is Europe’s main specialist agency of omni-channel retail and ecommerce consultants, and system integrators. Based mostly in London and Paris, and dealing throughout Europe and all around the world, it gives a full vary of retail and ecommerce consulting and web site construct companies to retailers, and model homeowners. Purchasers embody lots of the UK’s and Europe’s largest retailers, along with smaller fast-growing retail and ecommerce companies. www.javelingroup.com This information launch incorporates forward-looking statements relating to future occasions or the longer term monetary and operational efficiency of Intershop. Precise occasions or efficiency could differ materially from these contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Dangers and uncertainties that might result in such distinction might embody, amongst different issues: Intershop’s restricted working historical past, the unpredictability of future revenues and bills and potential fluctuations in revenues and working outcomes, important dependence on giant single buyer offers, shopper tendencies, the extent of competitors, seasonality, dangers associated to digital safety, potential governmental regulation, and common financial circumstances.Contact InformationNatalie Sutton/Silja InghamProud PRIntershop[at]proudpr.com +44 (0) 1276 679570