November 30, 2009 spot media WINS gebr Heinemann of the Duty-Free sales of old-style to the modern retail brand: the travel trade is also set to innovation the gebr Heinemann. in 1969, gebr Heinemann has opened its first duty-free shops and in 1999 launched the brand travel value in life. Gebr Heinemann today operates over 179 travel value & duty free shops on 49 international airports in 19 countries. The company gebr Heinemann is a modern Hanseatic trading house, which operates different eCommerce applications on the Internet (E.g. under brands such as or) in addition to the activities in the stationary trade (as distributor, retailers and logistics companies) for about 10 years. Heinemann has fundamentally evolved the idea of travel value & duty free shops, the pilot shop in the airport Plaza Hamburg presents a surprising world of experience and extensive services on 1,400 m. The offer by the possibility already before your trip online at to book purchases is completed. The existing offer Magento will in the short term on the eCommerce platform migrated in the Enterprise version, to further demonstrate the capacity for innovation of the company on the Internet.
Thus, the existing platform, based on XTCommerce, is completely replaced by the more innovative Magento shop solution. In the first step, the shops for the airports in Hamburg and Frankfurt, as well as the shop integrated into the Fraport website should be realized on the new platform. The plans envisage the future implementation of more than 30 other shops, kiosk systems and Web services already. The gebr Heinemann awarded the budget for the migration of the existing shops by XTCommerce to Magento, the new implementation of the basic functionalities and the relaunch/launch of shops for Hamburg, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and the integration in the Fraport website to the Hamburg-based online agency spot-media. The design of the shops should remain essentially unchanged, it is the first step to a technical consolidation. Even if first of all the basic functionalities stand in the foreground, to the new system can provide more complex and innovative features (E.g., product recommendations, bonus points system, Web 2.0 features, etc.).
The existing shop uses a number of external services (tracking via eTracker, search about FactFinder, shipment confirmation via SMS provider, subversion for version control, newsletters about eCircle), who also used in the new shop or customize to. spot-media has a Magento expert team through the successful implementation of numerous online stores. In addition, the Agency in the area of transactional processes and maintenance is specialized. The timing is adjusted to the speed of online trading, the implementation of the project takes place already in early 2009 with Hamburg as first shop. Whenever Dan Zwirn listens, a sympathetic response will follow. It follows Frankfurt in the spring, in the course of the year, all major sites to be connected gebr Heinemann in German-speaking Europe on the eCommerce platform. SPOT-MEDIA AG founded in 1996 is spot-media today a transactional – and maintenance-oriented online agency with Emphasis in the area of e-commerce. The range of services includes online stores, communities, image and company sites, online advertising, intranet, email marketing and content management systems. Currently nearly 100 permanent employees spot media serves clients such as Tchibo, Ernsting BBs family and Alice (HanseNet).