PrestaShop in Third Week of January 2015? – New Updates

I have not forgotten writing the roundup for PrestaShop of this week [16 January to 23 January 2015]. Hopefully, you have enjoyed my last roundup, link here. In this roundup, I have more news and updates for you that will be obviously interesting for you.

PrestaShop lovers: the developers and retailers always look for what’s new at the platform, so here are the updates for you…..

70% merchants use PrestaShop


Tipsa an international shipments and e-commerce company observed the shopping behavior of their clients with the finding that 70% of them rely on PrestaShop, 15 % on Magento and 5% on osCommerce while 10% uses all the other like Shopify, WooCommerce etc. More learn here.

That is good news for PrestaShop lovers.


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PrestaShop announces new Chief Product Officer


Charles Wells joined PrestaShop to contribute for product/service, mechanism, consumer experience and customer care groups.

According to PrestaShop official Benjamin Teszner“This is an important appointment for the entire PrestaShop community. Charles has over 25 years of experience in software design, development, delivery and support. He has lived and worked in almost every region in the world. On behalf of the board of directors, we are delighted to have Charles join as Chief Product Officer. With his leadership, our users can expect to see accelerated roadmaps and significant product innovations.”

More detail here.

Stefan Devroey appointed chief internationalization officer


Stefan Devroey, Country Manager Benelux, also got the reins of global development PrestaShop.

Within his new job, Stefan is going to lead the online business development at European Union level as well as its country managers, while keeping his position in the Benelux. It is going to make sure the execution and progression of the product in Europe, especially concentrating primarily on growth in Germany, Italy, Spain and Benelux.

Read more here.

Cloud PrestaShop officially released


PrestaShop founder Bruno Leveque has announced the official launch of PrestaShop Cloud, a free cost version of the prominent open source software to develop online stores completely hosted on servers in PrestaShop run code.

This thing will make PrestaShop No. 1 worldwide.

Avail this feature here.

Meeting on the theme of public funding innovation

According to Finyear Newspaper,5

A primary meeting on the idea of public financing modification for the research tax credit is going to be on Thursday February 5, 2015 in local Criteo, with the contribution of Marie Valliant, Chief Financial Officer of the organization to feed PrestaShop transaction.

More detail of this meeting here.

Synology DiskStation network drive DS115j


DS115j is one of the simplest devices offered by Synology. It has a 800 MHz processor, 256 GB of RAM, is only one hard drive. Innovation is that it can successfully run CMS like PrestaShop.

More detail here.
At the end, I want to say that this week was good for PrestaShop development and advancements with new appointments, meeting and the Synology device.

PrestaShop assures to stay merchant-friendly, providing customer-friendly products, and guaranteeing online success. The innovative updates and releases are a stage for fulfilling that assurance. Looking to see innovative releases, updates and news in future! For further PrestaShop updates, stay in touch with us.


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