IBM has released an overview of feature pack 2 for WebSphere Commerce V7.  Feature Pack 2 has many new functional enhancements that can improve enterprises deliver more personal shopper experiences.  This feature pack delivers an intuitive storefront experience for your customers.  Some features include:

  • Search solution- allows shoppers to find products that best serve their needs
  • Social bridging- connects your storefront to social networks by building “social bridges”
  • Co-shopping- allows shoppers to chat and browse the online marketplace together
  • Pricing- helps businesses manage simple and complex pricing to deliver dynamic price scenarios
  • Service provider solution- allows retailers to sell subscription-based offerings and allows shoppers to place recurring orders online
  • Analytics- integration with recently acquired Coremetrics delivers real time recommendations based on shopper behavior
  • Foundational Leadership- Provide improvements in business user tools for content management and IBM management center

V7 Feature Pack 2 will be available December 17, 2010, for electronic distribution and January 14, 2011, for physical distribution.