Press Releases

Shopware und Akoova seal partnership

Shopware, the leading open source eCommerce platform that is trusted by over 60,000 businesses and Akoova, the leading eCommerce Cloud Hosting Platform, have announced a strategic partnership that enables retailers to run their Shopware sites on K-Hosting, a highly scalable cloud platform built by Akoova on AWS.

Technology Fast 500: Shopware wins award

Shopware, Germany’s leading manufacturer of eCommerce software, was once again recognised with the Technology Fast 500 Award at the beginning of December 2017. Auditing and consulting group, Deloitte, awards the prize annually to the fastest growing companies from various regions. In this year’s ranking, Shopware came in number 462 for companies from Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Why mywalit decided to migrate to Shopware

mywalit is a premium Italian brand of designer leather wallets, bags, coin purses and handbags. Founded in 2005 in Lucca, Italy, the company operates internationally with offices in Italy, the UK and the United States and distribution centres in all corners of the globe.

Shopware exhibits at the Webwinkel Vakdagen

Now twelve years running, the Dutch eCommerce exhibition Webwinkel Vakdagen once again takes place in the heart of Utrecht, where vendors and online shops come together to gain insight into the current issues surrounding digital sales. With over 10,000 visitors, the Webwinkel Vakdagen is the largest eCommerce trade fair for the Benelux region. The event takes place from 24- 25 January, 2018.

Shopware Community Day 2018 at the Landschaftspark in Duisburg

Once a year, Shopware, Germany’s leading provider of eCommerce platforms, holds what has become one of the most important eCommerce events of the year: The Shopware Community Day. The company has publicly announced the official date for the much anticipated in-house event as 18th May, 2018. Now in their eighth year holding the Community Day, this will be the first time Shopware moves locations to the Landschaftspark in Duisburg.

Shopware exhibits at the eCommerce Expo in London

Following the success of previous years, Shopware will once again be taking part in the largest eCommerce trade fair in Britain, the eCommerce Expo in London. Together with four co-exhibitors, visitors will be introduced to the latest innovations related to eCommerce.

Shopware exhibits at JTL-Connect

Shopware AG will once more take the opportunity of exhibit at the JTL-Connect on 25 August 2017 in the Mitsubishi Electric HALLE in Düsseldorf.

Shopware given "Innovator of the Year" award

shopware AG has once again lived up to its reputation as a company managed in a visionary way. The renowned business magazine brand eins, in conjunction with the Statista online portal, has given the shop system creator the "Innovator of the Year award for 2017"

Shopware and Inviqa seal enterprise partnership

Shopware today announced an enterprise partnership with Inviqa to accelerate its growth in the UK.

Nina Völker and Stefan Zessel to manage shopware sales

Schöppingen, 7 August 2017 – shopware AG is repositioning its sales for the future. From 1st of September, Stefan Zessel as new Director Sales & Relations D-A-CH and Nina Völker as Director Sales & Relations International will manage the sales team for the renowned eCommerce platform provider.

Borussia Dortmund wins the overall prize at the Shop Usability Awards 2017

Schöppingen/Berlin, Germany, 27.06.2017 – At the Shop Usability Awards banquet held at the K5 Conference in Berlin, the online shop from one of Germany’s most renowned football clubs, Borussia Dortmund , stood in the spotlight as...

"Hello Human": SCD 2017 puts people centre stage in a digital world

The theme of last Friday's (9 June) Shopware Community Day explored the new “Age of the Customer", where people must always remain the focus of attention. 1,600 merchants, partners, developers and eCommerce enthusiasts from across Europe met in Ahaus, Germany, and learned about the future of online commerce in 50 presentations and from 40 exhibitors. They were all part of the Community Day, whose key theme this year was "Hello Human". "The core component of any business process must take a customer-focused approach," explained Stefan Hamann, Shopware founder and member of the Management Board, during his keynote speech. This concept is apparent in the upcoming Shopware version 5.3 and in the software manufacturer's future projects, which Hamann revealed in an impressive presentation. Top speakers on innovative topics

Shopware exhibits at InternetRetailing Expo

Shopware will exhibit at this year’s Internet Retailing Expo (IRX) in Birmingham on April 5th and 6th. Along with 5 co-exhibitors, the provider of the leading open source eCommerce platform is going to present the various features of its newest version as well as important information on successful ecommerce strategies and disruptive technologies

General Manager UK: Shopware introduces Deepak Anand

Shopware, Germany’s leading manufacturer of eCommerce platforms, is preparing to broaden its international reach: Deepak Anand will now represent and further promote the company as the new General Manager UK.

UK calling: come meet Shopware in person!

No less than two must-have eCommerce events are about to take place in the UK, and Shopware – one of Europe’s leading eCommerce solutions – will be attending both to share industry insight and present their latest developments.

Shopware Community Edition available in Bitnami

Shopware is now available on Bitnami; a specialized app store from California that offers preconfigured environments of open source software.

Shopware and Holbi partnering for global expansion

Shopware AG, a German manufacturer of eCommerce software, is proud to welcome a new partner to their international network. Holbi Group, originally from the UK, looks forward to using this partnership to move forward with their global expansion.

The Shopware Community Day breaks ground with an open source bang

When Shopware refined their brand identity at the beginning of the New Year, three core values came to define the company’s guiding philosophy: open, authentic, visionary. On Friday, 20th May, these principles were honored in every regard at the software manufacturer’s in-house exhibition, the Shopware Community Day

Shopware Community Day 2016 – Ticket sales are now open

Schöppingen, Germany 16th March 2016 – On 20th May 2016, the doors for the Shopware Community Day will reopen for the sixth consecutive year. Hosted by the shop system manufacturer, Shopware, the event is now considered one of the most...

“Advanced Promotion Suite” brings proven retail campaigns to online shops

Schöppingen, Germany 17th February 2016 –Shopware released a new marketing function for the users of its online shop software. “ Advanced Promotion Suite ”, the name of the Premium Plugin, is a combination of different, versatile...

Segway Netherlands online shop goes live using Shopware 5

Schöppingen, Germany 20th January 2016 — A leader in the emerging small electric vehicle market, Segway Nederland, has launched its new online shop using Shopware 5 as the software basis. Realized by partner Sition, the online shop is...

Rausch GmbH goes for a digital experience with Shopware 5

Schöppingen/Berlin, Germany 12th January 2016 – Rausch GmbH supplements the sales of its high-quality chocolate in the retail sector with a new online shop . In addition to the point-of-sale in the Rausch Schokoladenhaus in Berlin,...

Dynamic partnership for enterprise projects in the UK

Hertfordshire, UK/Schöppingen, Germany 11th January 2016 — Representatives from One Creations  announced a promising new partnership with Shopware, one of the leading providers of ecommerce solutions in Europe. It is a...

Shopware's eCommerce year begins at Webwinkel Vakdagen

Schöppingen, Germany 6th January 2016 – Shopware’s eCommerce year starts in Utrecht, the Netherlands, where the German shop software returns once again to exhibit at the 2016 Webwinkel Vakdagen. With over 11,000 visitors, this two-day...

Shopware is one of the first shop systems to be compatible with PHP 7

Schöppingen, Germany 7th December 2015 – After a decade in development, the latest version of the popular programming language, PHP, was finally released last Thursday. Shopware is one of the first PHP-based shop systems to be...

NL - Gaastra fashion online met nieuwe Shopware 5-shop

Het modemerk Gaastra heeft zijn e-commerce concept ingrijpend gewijzigd en is als gevolg hiervan online gegaan met een nieuwe shop op basis van Shopware 5 Enterprise Edition. Daarmee vervangt Gaastra zijn zelf ontwikkelde systeem en richt zich vanaf nu op een van de vooruitstrevendste standaardsystemen op de markt.

Fashion brand Gaastra relaunches online shop using Shopware 5

Schöppingen/Hamburg, Germany 7th October 2015 – Gaastra, a Dutch fashion company for nautical apparel, fundamentally revised their eCommerce concept by changing over to Shopware 5 as the basis for their online shop. Gaastra replaces...

Shopware 5.1 available: even more functions for inspiring shopping experiences

shopware AG, shopping cart system manufacturer from the Westphalian municipality of Schöppingen, has published the latest version of its shopping cart system.