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Bau+Hobby Relaunch

Coop Group
E-Commerce, Retail, DIY store
01. 2018 - 06. 2018

Relaunch of the swiss-wide most successful hardware store Bau+Hobby. We took over the technical development and extension of a lot of basic functionality, implemented a facet and sort logik, integrated the Adobe AEM content management system, enhanced the general user experience as well as the performance, integrated various REST-APIs and did housekeeping work.


Biggest challenge

Integration of placeholders from the cms system (Adobe AEM)

What we did

Technical implementation of the web shop

Main tools we used

SAP Commerce, Spring Framework, Java, JSP, jQuery, Adobe AEM

Onboarding b-nova
January 2018

b-nova supports the technical implementation

Duration: 6 months

Implementation of user stories in Scrum sprints, taking responsibility for the development of complete subparts and templates

Go live Bau & Hobby
July 2018

Bau & Hobby still runs today


  • Implementation of new eCommerce functionality, components and templates
  • Creation and enhancement of a placeholder interface to Adobe AEM content manager to display cms content
  • Implementation of a search and filter algorithm with the help of Apache Solr
  • Taking care of the SEO functionality of the webshop and the complete sitemap generation
  • Implementation of different SAP Commerce (SAP Hybris) cms components
  • Implementation, further development and maintenance of a Google Shopping Content API interface
  • Go-Live support (data and component migration)
  • Documentation, code-cleanup and general performance tasks


  • SAP Commerce (formerly SAP Hybris)
  • Spring Framework
  • Jakarta Server Pages (JSP)
  • jQuery
  • Adobe AEM
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Apache Solr
  • Jetbrains IntelliJ
  • Mercurial
  • Scrum / Agile