Press releases

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

12 August 2019
Shopware 5.6 available now

Schöppingen / London 12.08.2019 – today sees the release of Shopware 5.6, the latest version of Shopware’s “5” product line. The release shows that the current version is still a high priority for the manufacturer despite the forthcoming release of ...

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2 August 2019
shopware AG restructures its management team

Shopware senior management is preparing for the future: Three new directors – Herbert Lefering, Jörn Paulsen and Josua Seiler – will strengthen the management team with immediate effect. The managers each have experience in online retail and come fr...

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31 July 2019
Shopware 6: Early Access Version available now!

shopware AG has released the Early Access Version of Shopware 6. Following the Developer Preview, available since the announcement of Shopware 6 in May, the new release now also provides the general public with a first impression of what is on offer...

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6 June 2019
SCD 2019: Shopware celebrates version 6 with the community

Shopware held the largest Shopware Community Day of all time with 2,500 visitors last Thursday at the Landscape Park (Landschaftspark) in Duisburg, Germany. The highlight of the ninth edition, the theme of which this year was “Journeys”, was the ann...

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23 May 2019
Shopware 6 – Manufacturer presents new eCommerce system for unlimited freedom

Shopware introduced the next generation of their software at the Shopware Community Day. Shopware 6 is built on an entirely new technical basis and has been developed from scratch following an approach that allows the implementation of any conceivab...

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1 April 2019
First top speakers confirmed: Judith Williams and Heather Mills at Shopware Community Day 2019

The organisers of Shopware Community Day 2019, which will be held on 23rd May at the Landscape Park (Landschaftspark) in Duisburg, Germany, have confirmed the first top speakers. Judith Williams and Heather Mills will give 2,500 anticipated visitors...

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11 March 2019
Shopware is one of the first CO2 neutral IT companies

Shopware has been certified by Fokus Zukunft as one of the first CO2 neutral IT companies. Through supporting a eucalyptus reforestation project in Uruguay, the approximately 300 tons of CO2 produced annually by the company will be fully offset.

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20 February 2019
Shopware Community Day 2019 – tickets now available

Today, Shopware announced ticket sales for the Shopware Community Day on 23 May 2019 are officially open. With more than 2,500 expected visitors, this is not only one of the most important industry events in eCommerce, but this 9th edition will also...

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9 October 2018
Shopware to exhibit at eCommerce Show North 2018 in Manchester

Manchester, October 9 2018 – On November 6 and 7, Shopware joins eCommerce Show North, one of the largest eCommerce events in northern England, presenting the latest innovative features of Shopware 5.5 as well as solutions for B2B retailers. Wi...

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7 September 2018
Shopware exhibits at eCommerce Live UK 2018

Manchester, London, 07 September 2018 – One month after situating into their additional branch office in London, Shopware joins leading players from the eCommerce community at the UKFast event in Manchester and London, exhibiting the latest innovati...

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6 August 2018
Shopware 5.5: New version released

Today Shopware released the latest version of their leading eCommerce system, Shopware 5.5, which is available for immediate download. Coinciding with this release, Shopware also made an updated version of the B2B Suite available, positioning the sh...

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28 June 2018
Shopware capitalises on considerable growth with first UK office

Leading open source eCommerce platform Shopware is strengthening its UK business with the opening of a dedicated London office. Having enabled more than £5bn in gross eCommerce volume, Shopware is the largest eCommerce platform operating in the Germ...

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4 June 2018
A building with vision: Shopware breaks new ground

At the end of 2015, Shopware moved to its new headquarters in Schöppingen, Germany. Last Monday, less than three years later, the software company officially started construction of yet another building to make room for massive expansion.

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18 May 2018
Shopware Community Day 2018: Shopware looks beyond the horizon with visions of tomorrow

Almost every child has creative potential and the ability to come up with unconventional solutions. But as we get older, this potential dwindles more and more. At the Shopware Community Day 2018, shopware AG looked at how each individual can counter...

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2 March 2018
UKFast offers Shopware-optimised hosting package

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 w...

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1 March 2018
Shopware Community Day 2018 – tickets now available

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 th...

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1 March 2018
Shopware Community Day 2018 – tickets now available

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 th...

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27 February 2018
Shopware version 5.4 released: More clarity, even better performance

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.

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14 February 2018
Shopware and Williams Commerce announce partnership for enterprise-grade customers

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 eCom...

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19 January 2018
Shopware and 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-H...

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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 theaustralian.com.