Jacques Lemans opens a new Shopware 5 online store

Sankt Veit an der Glan / Schöppingen – Jacques Lemans, a famous Austrian manufacturer of high quality watches, has launched their new online shop using Shopware 5; the latest version from the German manufacturer of online shop software. The shop was implemented by the Austrian agency KEYnet on behalf of sstdesign.

Since their founding in 1975, Jacques Lemans GmbH has been committed to producing the highest quality watches available on the market. The products offered by the manufacturer are characterized by their multifaceted and cutting edge design, as well as the creativity and passion invested in the production process. The Austrian company is 100% owned by the original family.

Based on the business values alone, the company already correlates well with Shopware. As noted by Wiljo Krechting, spokesman for Shopware, “With version Shopware 5 – the software behind the new Jacques Lemans store - we aimed to make online shopping more intuitive and emotional. For a brand like Jacques Lemans and their quality products, Shopware is exactly the right solution.”

Additional reasons helped underline the decision to choose Shopware. Sebastien Steiner, managing director at sstdesigns, said of the decision, “Next to the unique design and array of technical and administrative advantages, Shopware offers exceeding usability in the backend. Moreover, Shopware is technically state-of-the-art and thanks to its open interfaces, is well connected with third party systems.”

To illustrate the technical capabilities, KEYnet seamlessly connected the shop to the ERP system Büroware. The project also included writing individual plugins in order to fully implement the frontend as well as 5 Shopware templates. Today there are currently around 1,800 products available in 50 different categories within the shop.

Despite the comparatively high cost, the project was implemented in a relatively short time. Christoph Batik, KEYnet CEO said, “Due to the excellent communication between everyone involved, we were able to realize the new online shop of Jacques Lemans in less than two months.”

The shop relaunch included a complete redesign of the website. “Jacques Lemans has always been a leader in design and innovation, especially in the online area. We want our partners and customers to dive into the world of Jacques Lemans. To this end, we wanted to offer a complete shopping experience; something which we have definitely achieved.” says Alfred Riedl, CEO of Jacques Lemans.

The shop can be found at www.jacques-lemans.com/shop.

About Jacques Lemans

JACQUES LEMANS was founded in 1975 in St. Veit an der Glan in Austria by the brothers Alfred and Norbert Riedl and has set itself the goal of creating best quality watches. Multifaceted design, always on the pulse of time, all this awaits every male or female wearer of these unique timepieces. Jacques Lemans definitely has the perfect watch for every moment. Quality, creativity and passion for the most precious commodity in life – TIME – that’s what the brand Jacques Lemans stands for. The company sells their watches in 9,500 stores in 120 countries across the world. Jacques Lemans is 100% owner managed. From vision to draft and design, all the way to production and quality control, everything is done in house. Continuous innovations in design and technologies, paved the way for a story of worldwide success which had its roots in Austria.

About Shopware AG

Shopware AG is a German manufacturer for online shop software. Founded in 2000, the company has more than 90 employees and focuses on the development and support of its core product, Shopware 5; an innovative online shop software for businesses of all sizes. With over 48,000 installations, 2,000 plugins and 1,200 partners, Shopware AG is one of Europe’s most successful manufacturers of eCommerce software. The company is 100% owner-operated, independent and equity-financed, thus guaranteeing the greatest degree of flexibility. "Emotional shopping on any device", the slogan of Shopware 5, offers new technology for storytelling

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Wiljo Krechting

Wiljo Krechting

Manager Public Relations

Wiljo Krechting ist E-Commerce-Experte und Manager Public Relations beim Shopsystem-Hersteller shopware AG. Der Medienprofi Krechting studierte Politikwissenschaften und Journalistik in Münster und Melbourne und sammelte dort Erfahrungen als Auslandskorrespondent für den Axel-Springer-Verlag. Journalistische Stationen durchlief Krechting unter anderem bei der Rheinischen Post, der WELT, BILD, dem Hamburger Abendblatt und dem australischen Wirtschaftsportal theaustralian.com.