Press Releases

Here you will find the latest information about Shopware and details about all innovations relating to the Shopware universe.

2018
02.03.2018

UKFast now offers a Shopware-optimised hosting package. The service is designed to enable merchants to take full advantage of the hardware as well as the eCommerce platform for the result is improved webpage load speed and a solution that can cope with huge surges of traffic without slowing down.

01.03.2018

On 18 May, Shopware once again invites online retailers, agencies, technology providers, developers and eCommerce enthusiasts to look beyond their horizons and bring the unexplored into focus. Germany's leading shop system manufacturer is holding the eighth Shopware Community Day, which has now become one of the most unique events in eCommerce. Tickets for the Shopware Community Day are available now.

27.02.2018

Shopware made their most recent major release, version 5.4, available to the public for download. Following requests from the community, Shopware 5.4 contains numerous useful features for shop owners, agencies and developers alike.

14.02.2018

Established in 2008, Williams Commerce is a full-service eCommerce provider who have helped over 350 eCommerce customers transact millions of pounds and dollars. The broad capabilities of Williams Commerce include specialisation in a variety of eCommerce platforms, digital marketing, managed hosting, NetSuite and Microsoft Dynamics NAV implementations backed by 24/7 support.

19.01.2018

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.

2017
21.12.2017

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.

20.12.2017

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.

05.10.2017

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.

12.09.2017

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.

11.09.2017

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.

18.08.2017

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.

16.08.2017

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"

03.08.2017

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

03.08.2017

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.

05.07.2017

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...

09.06.2017

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

23.03.2017

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

28.02.2017

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.

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Wiljo Krechting

Wiljo Krechting

Manager Public Relations

Wiljo Krechting is the eCommerce Expert and Public Relations Manager at the shop system manufacturer shopware AG. Krechting, who is a media professional, studied political science and journalism in Münster and Melbourne, where he gained experience as a foreign correspondent for the publisher Axel-Springer-Verlag. Krechting has worked as a journalist at Rheinische Post, WELT, BILD, Hamburger Abendblatt and the Australian business portal theaustralian.com.