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Stephan Schambach, Founder & CEO

Stephan is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of creating and growing successful tech companies in the United States and Europe. Under his leadership and vision, he brought Intershop and Demandware to IPO's with multi-billion dollar market caps. As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of NewStore, Stephan is setting out to change the market once again. This time by solving the omnichannel problem facing so many retailers and brands.

Recent Posts

Payment is the 'last impression' that can make or break retailers

There is no lack of skilled store associates at luxury brands. They are the chaperone to a customer’s shopping experience. They listen, guide, offer options and alternatives, and truly nurture the customer.
Mobile Conversion

Retailers Lose Significant Sales Due To Weak Mobile Experience

The idea that all retailers must be able to sell to customers on their mobile phones first is not news. But, according to the world’s first Mobile Retail Report — a comprehensive study (conducted by my team at NewStore) of the mobile capabilities of more than 100 of the world’s top luxury, lifestyle, and fashion retail brands — data shows many brands are stuck in the stone age.
Mobile Conversion

Here's What Retailers Need to Know about Progressive Web

Until recently, luxury retailers looking to increase sales while providing customers with premium features and enhancements to in-store experiences had only two technology options: dynamic websites and native mobile apps. Now, however, a powerful third alternative has arrived: progressive web.
mobile commerce

How Mobile Commerce Flipped the Shopping Cart

We live in the age of flipped expectations. Every day, it seems, someone upends the world in order to offer something new and better. How can businesses stay ahead? There’s a clue in the turmoil. Learn why there's no better person than Stephan Schambach to write a book on retail's technology transformation.
shopping malls

Do shopping malls have a future?

There’s been a flurry of conversation recently around the future of shopping malls. Or, more realistically, most of the commotion revolves around the lack of a future for shopping malls.
fashion week

Thoughts on Technology During Fashion Week

With a strong presence at Fashion Week in cities around the world, technology asserted its dominance in fashion and retail. Major retailers incorporated shoppable runways.
mobile technology

How Mobile Technology Is Evolving Luxury’s ‘Clienteling’ Model

The store is often considered a jewel in the crown of a luxury brand. It’s a defined space where brands have the ability to not only develop relationships with their customers, but also make a bold statement beyond their clothing — whether it be their choice in real estate and interior design aesthetic, or the experience that exists inside it.
Apple Pay

Driving the Store Further into the Phone with Apple Pay

Learn why more retailers will adopt Apple Pay as a payment option within their own establishments.