Press for Demandware

Demandware, Inc., the global leader in on-demand ecommerce, today announced the appointment of Tom Ebling to Chief Executive Officer. Ebling brings more than 20 years of senior leadership in business management and software development to Demandware. With a solid reputation for driving rapid growth in emerging companies, Ebling will lead Demandware into its next phase, widespread market adoption of its on-demand ecommerce platform.

Demandware, Inc., the global leader in on-demand ecommerce, today announced that Hanover Direct Inc., provider of quality, branded home furnishings, contemporary apparel and gifts, has selected the Demandware® eCommerce Platform as the foundation for its direct-to-consumer online strategy. With Demandware, Hanover Direct has a central ecommerce platform for launching and managing multiple ecommerce sites, including a flexible and extensible development environment for creating customized user experiences unique to each brand.

Demandware, Inc., the global leader in on-demand ecommerce, today announced that its clients achieved 34 percent year-over-year growth in online sales during the 2009 holiday season. This data is in sharp contrast, not only to the 3.5 percent industry average increase for online retail spending, as reported by the research group comScore, but also to that of other platform providers such as ATG, which reported a 19 percent increase for its clients for the 2009 holiday season.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) and e-commerce services leader PFSweb, Inc. (Nasdaq: PFSW) will begin piloting an online store this month. Named the eStore, the online shopping site will be owned and operated by PFSweb and exclusively feature P&G products to consumers in the U.S. The eStore is planned to launch this spring, following a pilot of the site with 5,000 consumers that will begin in the coming weeks.