Press releases

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

21 September 2020
Shopware will be exhibiting a fresh Clound solution at DMEXCO @home

At DMEXCO @home on 23 and 24 September 2020, Shopware will present the new Cloud Solution “Shopware Starter Edition”. Participants can experience all popular formats known from DMEXCO in Cologne in a flexible and uncomplicated way via an event platform

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7 September 2020
Shopware levels up its management

Shopware strengthens its position by having Boris Redlich join their management board As the new International Sales Director, he is taking over from Herbert Lefering, who is moving to a new area of responsibility at shopware AG as the Director Knowled

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28 August 2020
Shopware Included in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant” for First Time

Shopware, one of the German-speaking world’s leading e-commerce solutions, has been included in one of research and consulting company Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for the first time: the August 2020 Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce. According to Ga...

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22 June 2020
Shopware Introduces New “Progressive Web App”

Shopware is taking a new approach to the frontend: At this year’s Shopware Community Day, which was held in a virtual environment due to the coronavirus crisis, shopware AG presented its new Progressive Web App (PWA). The PWA was developed by the sh...

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18 June 2020
Big news at the Community Day: Shopware 6 Now Available as a Cloud Solution

At this year’s purely digital Community Day, Shopware announced that a cloud solution has now been added to their product portfolio: the so-called Starter Edition. With this addition, Shopware aims to support entrepreneurs and start-ups and make the...

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25 May 2020
Shopware 6 solution extended with native shipping integration via Sendcloud

For years, Sendcloud has been one of the most popular plugins in the Shopware store. As a result, the shipping tool is now a native integration for Shopware 6, as Sendcloud GmbH becomes an even larger part of the Shopware partner network.

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15 May 2020
Free digital event: Shopware Community Day to take place on 18th & 19th June 2020

Given the situation surrounding coronavirus, the Shopware Community Day 2020 will take place as a purely digital event over the course of two days. Shopware invites participants to take part on 18th and 19th June for the 10th round of this unique in...

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30 April 2020
Uncertainty surrounding Magento 1: Shopware publishes migration white paper

Many online retailers, whose shop is based on the eCommerce platform Magento, are currently unsettled. The reason for is that Magento will be discontinuing its Magento 1 support as of July 2020. Given the uncertainty associated with this, many retai...

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26 February 2020
Inchoo becomes a Shopware partner

The shopware AG partner network is growing all the time; in Croatian agency Inchoo, Shopware has gained another expert partner with more than 11 years of experience in e-commerce. Inchoo was founded as a full-service e-commerce agency in 2008. They ...

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13 February 2020
Klarna Payments becomes a recommended Shopware 6 payment method

shopware AG and payment provider Klarna strengthen their partnership: Klarna is now an exclusive Shopware Preferred Technology Partner and one of the recommended payment solutions for Shopware 6. The corresponding plugin is compatible with the lates...

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15 January 2020
Shopware releases version 6.1

In May of last year, Shopware announced the next generation of their ecommerce solution, Shopware 6, and has since published various early access releases. Now after months of integrating feedback from their international community, today the compan...

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5 December 2019
Mollie becomes one of the recommended Shopware 6 payment solutions

Shopware, the leading German provider of e-commerce solutions, and Mollie, a Dutch provider of smart payment services, join forces. Shopware users will therefore be able to integrate Mollie into their shops.

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16 September 2019
Shopware and Mailchimp partner to support growing businesses

Shopware, one of the leading open source ecommerce platforms, and Mailchimp, a leading platform for marketing automation tools, have established a strategic partnership to offer a free Mailchimp integration for Shopware.

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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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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