Press releases

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

1 March 2023
Leading open source ecommerce platform Shopware taps Mark Stanley as CPTO

Shopware, the leading global open source ecommerce platform provider, today announced the appointment of tech innovator Mark Stanley as Chief Product and Technology Officer (CPTO).

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18 October 2022
Shopware welcomes Jason Nyhus as President and General Manager of Shopware US

Shopware, the leading global open source ecommerce platform provider, has appointed Jason Nyhus as President and General Manager of Shopware’s stateside operations. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Nyhus’ commerce background spans more than two deca...

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15 September 2022
New era: Shopware creates “cloud first” product suite

shopware AG is preparing its products and services for future challenges of digital commerce and starting a new company era. Following the company’s “cloud first” approach, the software manufacturer is bringing all of its solutions into the cloud.

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17 August 2022
Shopware recognized in Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ report for the third year in a row

Shopware has been included in the 2022 iteration of the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™. This marks the third time in a row that the open commerce platform has been part of the renowned report.

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25 May 2022
Shopware unveils Enterprise Cloud at Shopware Community Day

Shopware, the leading German open-source digital commerce platform, today announced the launch of Enterprise Cloud - a brand new cloud-based solution - at it’s international and fully hybrid ecommerce event Shopware Community Day (SCD).

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20 April 2022
Shopware Community Day 2022 with top speaker Dirk Nowitzki

shopware AG today announces that Shopware’s flagship event, Shopware Community Day (SCD) will be returning as an in-person event on May 25 2022, at the Tobit Campus in Ahaus, Germany. The event will present the latest tech innovations, crucial marke...

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24 March 2022
Marcus Diekmann joins Shopware as an Enterprise Evangelist

shopware AG, a leading provider of software solutions for digital commerce, is excited to share that Marcus Diekmann, shareholder and advisory board member at bicycle manufacturer and retailer ROSE Bikes and Managing Director of International Brands...

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9 March 2022
Job Aid Ukraine: Shopware supports job portal for Ukrainian refugees

In collaboration with other companies from the “Händler helfen Händlern” initiative (Merchants Helping Merchants) and the business portal “”, shopware AG has created a job portal for Ukrainian refugees. “Job Aid Ukraine” aims to offer ...

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1 March 2022
Shopware and its two founders support Caritas International aid for Ukraine

shopware AG, along with the company's founders, brothers Stefan and Sebastian Hamann, are supporting the German NGO Caritas International to help provide emergency humanitarian aid towards those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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8 February 2022
Shopware Raises USD 100 Million in Growth Capital from Carlyle and PayPal

Shopware, a leading digital commerce software solutions provider in the DACH region, today announced it has raised USD 100 million in growth capital from global investment firm, Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG), and PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), the global payments an...

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1 December 2021
New Shopware TV series: "Spotlight" highlights merchants' success stories

With a new series format on its streaming platform Shopware TV, the shop system manufacturer shopware AG now offers unprecedented insights into the success stories of selected customers. The first episode "The Anti-Conformist", which is being releas...

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8 November 2021
Shopware bolsters C-suite with CPO Josua Seiler and CFO Ralf Marpert

shopware AG, a leading provider of ecommerce solutions, today announces that it has promoted Josua Seiler to Chief Product Officer and Ralf Marpert to Chief Financial Officer. Seiler and Marpert will join co-CEOs and founders Stefan and Sebastian Ha...

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5 October 2021
Shopware eyes further international growth with two critical new hires from Magento

Shopware AG, a leading provider of ecommerce solutions, today announces the appointment of Kathleen Claes, to the position of Director of Partnerships & Alliances and Katy Wilson to Integration Partner Executive.

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22 September 2021
Shopware founders in the finals of the “EY Entrepreneur Of The Year” competition

For more than 20 years, the brothers Stefan and Sebastian Hamann have developed software solutions for online trading with their company shopware AG, which is based in Schöppingen. During this time, they have taken a leading role, and as pioneers, t...

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17 September 2021
Webscale Powers Shopware’s Enterprise Cloud Delivery into North America

Webscale, the cloud platform for modern commerce, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Shopware AG, a leading ecommerce system used by some of the largest European brands, retailers and manufacturers across both B2C ...

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8 September 2021
Shopware recognized in Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ report for the 2nd year in a row

Shopware, the leading open commerce platform, has been included in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for the second time in a row. Gartner, Inc. delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. In this Magic Quadrant report, the "Co...

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2 September 2021
Shopware Community Day 2021: Shopware commits to openess

At this year’s Shopware Community Day, Shopware celebrated its open commerce philosophy together with 5,000 digital attendees. On three virtual stages and in over 30 masterclasses, the software company introduced ground-breaking new features, inspir...

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26 August 2021
Shopware Community Day 2021 with Steve Wozniak and Gary Vaynerchuk

On September 2nd 2021, the Shopware Community Day will take place for the eleventh time – and with the most exceptional speaker line-up in the history of the SCD, including presentations from Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak and Gary Vaynerchuk, one o...

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27 July 2021
Shopware releases ecommerce VOD service: Shopware TV

shopware AG breaks new ground when it comes to infotainment: today the software provider released a video-on-demand service with content about all things ecommerce. In doing so, Shopware becomes the first company to launch such a project, making it ...

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4 May 2021
New service: Shopware Markets now available

Today sees the release of Shopware 6.4, the latest version of shopware AG’s software line. With this release a highly anticipated feature is added to the software: Shopware Markets. This new service was created in collaboration with Shopware’s partn...

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Wiljo Krechting

Wiljo Krechting

Manager Public Relations

Wiljo Krechting is an ecommerce expert and Manager Public Relations at the ecommerce platform provider Shopware. The media professional has a master’s degree in political science and journalism from the universities of 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