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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Staples, Inc., acquired Runa

synopsis: Staples, the world’s second largest internet retailer, announced it has completed the acquisition of Runa, a software company based in San Mateo, Calif. that helps online retailers increase sales by personalizing the shopping experience.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples is the world’s largest office products company and second largest internet retailer. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples offers office supplies, technology products and services, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, copy and print services. "
target: Runa
Runa is a software company based in San Mateo, Calif. that helps online retailers increase sales by personalizing the shopping experience. Runa provides solutions to increase conversions and maximize profits in real-time on online merchants' Websites.
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announced 5/9/2022 via BusinessWire

eShopWorld, will acquire Scalefast

synopsis: eShopWorld (ESW), the world’s leading global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, will acquire Scalefast, an end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. Scalefast provides an ecommerce platform that enable brands optimize their ecommerce. Their cloud-based platform features solutions for inventory management, orders, subscriptions, and more.
buyer: eShopWorld
eShopWorld (ESW) is the global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce leader. ESW empowers the world’s best-loved brands and retailers to make global shopping better, safer, simpler and faster. They provide solutions for compliance, fraud protection, checkout, delivery, customer service and more. "
target: Scalefast
Scalefast is an end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. Scalefast provides an enterprise-grade ecommerce platform that enable brands to build, operate, & optimize their ecommerce. Their cloud-based platform features solutions for inventory management, order management, subscriptions, and more.
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closed 1/4/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Global-e, acquired Flow Commerce

synopsis: Global-e, the world’s leading cross-border end-to-end platform for brands and retailers, has acquired Flow Commerce Inc., a technology based cross-border e-commerce software solution for emerging brands.
buyer: Global-e (GLBE:$216.13)
Global-e’s mission is to make global e-commerce “border-agnostic.” Global-e is the world's leading platform to enable and accelerate global, direct-to-consumer cross-border e-commerce. "
target: Flow Commerce
Flow Commerce Inc. is a technology based cross-border e-commerce software solution for emerging brands. The solution uniquely allows merchants to use only the tools and services they need — whether it is localization, experience optimization, currency exchange, and payments.
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announced 10/6/2021 via Company Press Release

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, will acquire EKM

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership, a British group of innovative technology companies providing useful, integrated software solutions, will acquire EKM, a leading provider of e-commerce and online retail software in the UK. The acquisition strengthens ClearCourse’s e-commerce and online retail capabilities and sees EKM join the Group’s Retail division.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: EKM
EKM is a leading provider of e-commerce and online retail software in the UK. EKM’s system offers a full suite of e-commerce solutions, with capabilities including online shop design and visitor conversion tools.
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announced 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lectra SA, will acquire Neteven

synopsis: Lectra is to acquire the entire capital and voting rights of the French company Neteven. Neteven has developed a particularly innovative offer, based on a SaaS platform and associated services, which enables brands to simplify and effectively monitor the distribution of their products on the world’s largest online marketplaces.
buyer: Lectra SA (ENXTPA:LSS:$318.93)
Based in Paris, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture, and more. Lectra’s offer empowers brands, manufacturers, and retailers from design to production. "
target: Neteven
Founded in 2005, Neteven has developed a particularly innovative offer, based on a SaaS platform and associated services, which enables brands to simplify and effectively monitor the distribution of their products on the world’s largest online marketplaces.
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closed 1/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Cart.com, Inc., acquired AmeriCommerce, L.P.

synopsis: Cart.com, a company that aims to deliver a fully integrated e-commerce solution to brands, providing all the tools they need to grow through a single e-commerce partner, has announced the acquisition of AmeriCommerce, an enterprise e-commerce storefront software platform.
buyer: Cart.com, Inc.
Cart.com aims to deliver a fully integrated e-commerce solution to brands, providing all the tools they need to grow through a single e-commerce partner. "
target: AmeriCommerce, L.P.
AmeriCommerce Shopping Cart Software is a complete eCommerce package. In development since 2000, AmeriCommerce was designed with extensive input from marketing companies who actively sell products online.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Packeta S.R.O., acquired trayto a.s.

synopsis: The Packeta Group, which owns the logistics company Zásilkovna, has bought Trayto, an Ostrava, Czech Republic-based supplier of solutions for e-commerce automation. Trayto is a purely Czech technology company focusing on working with product data, online data mining and bid automation.
buyer: Packeta S.R.O.
Packeta offers delivery of parcels to all of Europe and worldwide. Their simple integration through one single API gives access to options that would hardly be found elsewhere. Dozens of carriers, all types of delivery as well as payments in all European countries. "
target: trayto a.s.
Trayto is a purely Czech technology company focusing on working with product data, online data mining and bid automation. They build on the latest technologies and draw on many years of experience in developing e-commerce tools.
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announced 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mall91, will acquire StompMarket

synopsis: Mall91, India's first vernacular social commerce platform, will acquire StompMarket, an Indian provider of ERP solutions. StompMarket offers a retail management and drop ship platform for online sellers. Their platform allows sellers to manage their warehouse, sell on multiple channels, move old stock, and let others sell their products.
buyer: Mall91
Mall91 is India's first vernacular social commerce platform. Mall91 combines live videos based shopping, local language voice recognition based catalog discovery and Whatsapp like chat/messaging based checkouts. Their categories include electronics, grocery, makeup, apparel, babies, and more. "
target: StompMarket
StompMarket is an Indian provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. StompMarket offers a retail management and drop ship platform for online sellers. Their platform allows sellers to manage their warehouse, sell on multiple channels, move old stock, and let others sell their products.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

MailChimp, acquired LemonStand

synopsis: Mailchimp, an always-on marketing platform for small businesses, has acquired LemonStand, a next generation eCommerce platform for web agencies and innovative online retailers. LemonStand enables eCommerce brands to grow quickly and present a superior shopping experience to their customers.
buyer: MailChimp
Mailchimp is an always-on marketing platform for small businesses. MailChimp makes it easy for businesses to design and send beautiful emails, manage their contacts, and stay on top of their marketing. Their tools allow users to create emails, Facebook ads, landing pages, and more. "
target: LemonStand
LemonStand is a next generation eCommerce platform for web agencies and innovative online retailers. Built on scaleable cloud architecture, businesses can grow quickly with peace of mind. Its unmatched flexibility allows eCommerce brands to present a superior shopping experience to their customers.
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closed 10/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Capillary Technologies, acquired Sellerworx

synopsis: Capillary Technologies which develops omni-channel CRM platform for retail brands has acquired ecommerce services and technology company Sellerworx. Sellerworx makes it incredibly easy for merchants to build and manage their online business and grow exponentially.
buyer: Capillary Technologies
Capillary provides the leading OmniChannel Engagement, Experience and Commerce Management software and solutions designed to help consumer brands boost sales, loyalty, and overall marketing and sales performance. "
target: Sellerworx
Sellerworx makes it incredibly easy for merchants to build and manage their online business and grow exponentially. With a mix of business services and the Sellerworx SAAS platform, they enable e-commerce companies and enterprises optimize their value chain.
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closed 3/10/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

DigitalTown, acquired Cloud.Market

synopsis: DigitalTown, Inc. announced the acquisition of Seattle-based Cloud.Market, an eCommerce technology platform founded by Chris Maxwell.
buyer: DigitalTown (OTCPK:DGTW:$0.34)
DigitalTown, Inc. (DGTW) powers vibrant online communities that unite people with shared interests with content, community, and commerce. The company is a leading provider of turn-key site solutions to power "Digital Towns", with a unique, cost-effective, and integrated approach. "
target: Cloud.Market
Seattle-based Cloud.Market is an eCommerce technology platform founded by Chris Maxwell. Cloud.Market enables people to find local information, shop for goods, services and entertainment, and buy and receive goods via delivery.
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closed 3/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Greenlight Digital, acquired PowaWeb

synopsis: PowaWeb, a unit that runs ecommerce websites for companies such as Electrolux, has been acquired by London-based marketing agency Greenlight Digital. PowaWeb is an enterprise class, feature rich, Software as a Service ecommerce platform built with international scale in mind.
buyer: Greenlight Digital
Greenlight is a multiple award-winning digital marketing agency that designs, builds, deploys and measures marketing solutions and campaigns across Search, Social, Display, Mobile, eCommerce, and more, with the unwavering objective of achieving dramatic growth for its clients. "
target parent: POWA Technologies Ltd.
target: PowaWeb
PowaWeb is an enterprise class, feature rich, Software as a Service ecommerce platform built with international scale in mind. PowaWeb runs ecommerce websites for companies such as Electrolux.
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announced 2/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Thompson Investments, will acquire POWA Technologies Ltd.

synopsis: Thompson Investments, the vehicle headed up by Richard Thompson, has confirmed that they are stepping forward to buy Powa Technologies. The Powa Technologies suite includes PowaWeb – a powerful cloud-based eCommerce platform, PowaPOS – a sophisticated mobile and tablet-based POS solution, and PowaTag – an innovative payment enablement application.
buyer: Thompson Investments
Thompson Investments is an investment fund set up by Richard Thompson, the former chairman of Queens Park Rangers football club and Windsor Race Course. "
target: POWA Technologies Ltd.
Powa Technologies Ltd creates technologies to transform and redefine the retail market. The Powa suite includes PowaWeb – a powerful cloud-based eCommerce platform, PowaPOS – a sophisticated mobile and tablet-based POS solution, and PowaTag – an innovative payment enablement application.
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closed 9/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Magelia SAS

synopsis: Cegid has acquired Magelia, a specialist in e-commerce services and solutions for mid-sized and large retailers. By integrating the Magelia WebStore platform into Yourcegid Retail Y2, Cegid is adding a new component to its omnichannel retail solutions and is building its expertise so as to respond to the growing challenges of connected commerce.
buyer: Cegid SA
Cegid is a leading player in the digital transformation of companies, providing cloud services and enterprise software to private companies and public entities alike. "
target: Magelia SAS
Magelia WebStore is the new e-commerce software for .NET & Azure. The unique flexibility of Magelia WebStore enables businesses around the world to create new e-commerce experience and boost online sales.
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announced 8/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Esperance Minerals Limited, will acquire eDutyFree Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Esperance Minerals is acquiring eDutyFree Pty Ltd, a company that operates an online platform for global e-commerce. Esperance Minerals currently has no active business. Esperance Minerals is moving into the business of exporting, distributing and retailing Australian natural health, wellness and beauty products into the global marketplace.
buyer: Esperance Minerals Limited (ASX:ESM:$0.00)
Esperance Minerals currently has no active business. Esperance Minerals is moving into the business of exporting, distributing and retailing Australian natural health, wellness and beauty products into the global marketplace, particularly China. "
target: eDutyFree Pty Ltd.
eDutyFree Pty Ltd. operates an online platform for global e-commerce. The company is based in Ashfield, Australia. eDutyFree also owns and operates the E-TU e-commerce platform that allows merchants to easily create and manage their online stores and e-tailing operations.
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announced 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Epicor Software Corporation, will acquire ShopVisible, LLC

synopsis: Epicor Software Corporation announced that it has agreed to acquire shopVisible, LLC, a dynamic provider of proven cloud retail order management and digital commerce solutions. ShopVisible delivers an advanced standalone order management solution that supports the complex business processes associated with B2C and B2B order processing.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. Serving small, midmarket and large enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. "
target: ShopVisible, LLC
ShopVisible, LLC offers an award winning end-to-end SaaS eCommerce platform that powers shopping experiences. It enables back office management including orders, inventory, channel, content management and more.
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closed 10/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired AmeriCommerce, L.P.

synopsis: Capital One announced it has acquired AmeriCommerce, a Texas-based “e-commerce solutions provider” that competes with online shopping cart services such as Shopify. AmeriCommerce was designed with extensive input from marketing companies who actively sell products online.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$30,593.00)
Capital One is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: AmeriCommerce, L.P.
AmeriCommerce Shopping Cart Software is a complete eCommerce package. In development since 2000, AmeriCommerce was designed with extensive input from marketing companies who actively sell products online.
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closed 6/16/2014 via Market Wire

Stamps.com, acquired ShipStation

synopsis: Stamps.com, the leading provider of USPS postage online to over 500,000 customers, announced the acquisition of ShipStation®, based in Austin, Texas, which offers monthly subscription based e-commerce shipping software primarily under the brand names ShipStation® and Auctane®.
buyer: Stamps.com (STMP:$795.72)
Stamps.com is a provider of Internet-based postage services. Stamps.com’s online postage service enables small businesses, enterprises, and consumers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a PC, printer and Internet connection, right from their home or office. "
target: ShipStation
ShipStation is a leading web-based shipping software that is built to help online retailers organize and process their orders, while fulfilling and shipping them quickly and easily.
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closed 2/6/2014 via PE Hub

MyWebGrocer, Inc., acquired Buy 4 Now

synopsis: HGGC announced that it has completed the acquisition of Buy4Now Technology Group, a Dublin, Ireland-based provider of eCommerce software solutions to grocery and retail clients in Europe. Buy4Now will operate as a subsidiary of MyWebGrocer, Inc.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: MyWebGrocer, Inc.
MyWebGrocer drives digital connections between consumers, grocery retailers, and Consumer Packaged Goods brands, offering a breadth of shopper marketing services supported by a comprehensive technology platform. "
target: Buy 4 Now
Buy4Now Technology Group is Ireland’s leading provider of eCommerce solutions using the ‘Software as a Service’ model. They provide eCommerce software solutions to grocery and retail clients in Europe.
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closed 7/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Gripsell Technologies, acquired Onlycart.com

synopsis: Gripsell Technologies has announced the acquisition of Onlycart.com, now a web address for next generation shopping cart and ecommerce solution. The Onlycart management interface allows vendors to easily keep and track numerous orders on their site.
buyer: Gripsell Technologies
Gripsell Technologies Pvt Ltd provides the most advanced web application development services with their proven professionalism and technical proficiency in areas such as – ecommerce (online and shopping carts), Content Management System (CMS), Payment gateway, PHP/ASP/.NET. "
target: Onlycart.com
Onlycart.com offers shopping cart and ecommerce business solutions. The Onlycart management interface allows vendors to easily keep and track numerous orders on their site. The Onlycart allows the shop owner to know if he has enough to fulfil orders as it is linked to the online inventory database.
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Staples, Inc., acquired Runa

synopsis: Staples, the world’s second largest internet retailer, announced it has completed the acquisition of Runa, a software company based in San Mateo, Calif. that helps online retailers increase sales by personalizing the shopping experience.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples is the world’s largest office products company and second largest internet retailer. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples offers office supplies, technology products and services, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, copy and print services. "
target: Runa
Runa is a software company based in San Mateo, Calif. that helps online retailers increase sales by personalizing the shopping experience. Runa provides solutions to increase conversions and maximize profits in real-time on online merchants' Websites.
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closed 3/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Skyview Capital LLC, acquired SchoolKidz

synopsis: Skyview Capital, LLC announced that it has acquired SchoolKidz.com, LLC from Staples, Inc. SchoolKidz is a leading provider of school supplies to K-8 students through its award winning Teacher Tailored™ and Kits for Kidz™ programs. Schools have been using SchoolKidz’s e-commerce platform for their school supply fulfillment needs for over 20 years.
buyer: Skyview Capital LLC
Skyview Capital is a global private investment firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California, which specializes in the acquisition and management of mission critical enterprises in the areas of technology, telecommunications, business services and manufacturing. "
target parent: Sycamore Partners
target: SchoolKidz
SchoolKidz is a provider of an award winning school supply kit program. Its product mix includes Teacher Tailored and Kits for Kidz which serves under-privileged communities. Schools have been using SchoolKidz’s e-commerce platform for their school supply fulfillment needs for over 20 years.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Staples, Inc., acquired Capital Office Products

synopsis: Florida-based Capital Office Products has been acquired by Staples. Capital Office Products is one of the USA's leading independent online office product resellers. They offer over 75,000 products from more than 600 manufacturers.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in store, online or on mobile devices. "
target: Capital Office Products
Capital Office Products is one of the USA's leading independent online office product resellers. They offer over 75,000 products from more than 600 manufacturers.
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closed 7/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Taylor Communications, purchased Staples Print Solutions from Staples, Inc.

synopsis: Taylor Communications, Inc., a subsidiary of Taylor Corporation, announced that it completed its acquisition of Staples Print Solutions, a division of Staples, Inc. Staples Print Solutions offers business-printing services, ranging from business cards and brochures to labels and packaging.
buyer parent: Taylor Corporation
buyer: Taylor Communications (SRCT.Q:$915.18)
Taylor Communications (formerly Standard Register) is trusted by the world’s leading organizations to provide online, offline and on-product communications. It helps customers in healthcare, financial services, retail and industrial markets. "
seller: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples Print Solutions offers business-printing services, ranging from business cards and brochures to labels and packaging from 10 printing facilities. Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities.
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closed 4/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Staples, Inc., acquired Makr

synopsis: Staples, one of the world’s largest internet retailers, announced it has completed the acquisition of Makr, an iOS app that enables people to design and print one-of-a-kind materials.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in store, online or on mobile devices. "
target: Makr
Makr is a mobile application that offers templates to make business cards, invitations, product labels, favor and gift tags, recipe cards, stickers, announcements, stationery, greeting and holiday cards, and more.
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closed 4/20/2015 via PR Newswire

Staples, Inc., acquired Accolade Promotion Group

synopsis: Staples, Inc. and Golf Town Canada Inc. announced that they have reached an agreement for Staples to acquire Accolade Promotion Group (APG), a leading distributor of promotional products in Canada.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in store, online or on mobile devices. "
target parent: Golfsmith International, Inc.
target: Accolade Promotion Group
Accolade Promotion Group (APG) is a leading distributor of promotional products in Canada. APG designs and delivers promotional merchandise for a number of well-known brands. As a full-scale promotional merchandise agency, APG is recognized for its creative and innovative approach to serving brands.
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closed 7/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Staples, Inc., acquired PNI Digital Media

synopsis: Staples, Inc., a company that offers a wide range of office, facility, and breakroom supplies, and PNI Digital Media, a leading innovator in digital media solutions for retailers, announced that Staples has acquired PNI Digital Media.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples makes it easy to make more happen. Staples lets customers shop in-store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers products such as technology, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and Print services. "
target: PNI Digital Media (TSX:PN:$21.97)
The world's retailers rely on the PNI Digital Media Platform to sell personalized products. Their platform includes online, in-store kiosk and mobile software solutions enabling consumers to upload or create their own content for ordering as photo prints, photo books, photo calendars, and more.
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Staples, Inc., acquired Runa

synopsis: Staples, the world’s second largest internet retailer, announced it has completed the acquisition of Runa, a software company based in San Mateo, Calif. that helps online retailers increase sales by personalizing the shopping experience.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples is the world’s largest office products company and second largest internet retailer. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples offers office supplies, technology products and services, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, copy and print services. "
target: Runa
Runa is a software company based in San Mateo, Calif. that helps online retailers increase sales by personalizing the shopping experience. Runa provides solutions to increase conversions and maximize profits in real-time on online merchants' Websites.
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closed 5/23/2007 via BusinessWire

Staples, Inc., acquired American Identity, Inc.

synopsis: American Identity, Inc., a portfolio company of Republic Financial Corporation has been acquired by Staples Inc., the world’s largest office products company. American Identity is a leading multi-channel marketer of customized advertising-specialty items for the $18 billion promotional products industry.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples Inc., the world's largest office products company, offers a wide range of office products, including supplies, technology, furniture, and business services. With 2006 sales of $18.2 billion, Staples serves consumers and businesses ranging from home-based businesses to Fortune 500 companies. "
target parent: Republic Financial Corporation
target: American Identity, Inc.
American Identity, Inc. is a leading multi-channel marketer of customized advertising-specialty items that serves the $18 billion promotional products industry. The Company has international distribution that services Fortune 1000 companies as well as small businesses.
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closed 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

WH Smith PLC, acquired Cult Pens

synopsis: WHSmith, one of the UK’s leading retailers, has acquired Cult Pens, a leading online specialist pen retailer in the UK. Cult Pens has the widest range of pens, pencils, refills and accessories on the planet with over 16,000 different items in stock from the world's leading pen brands.
buyer: WH Smith PLC (LSE:SMWH:$1,704.84)
WHSmith is one of the UK’s leading retailers and is made up of two core businesses – Travel and High Street. Travel stores sell a more tailored range of products for people on the move. High Street sells a wide range of products including Stationery, Books, News and Impulse, and more. "
target: Cult Pens
Cult Pens is a leading online specialist pen retailer in the UK. Cult Pens has the widest range of pens, pencils, refills and accessories on the planet with over 16,000 different items in stock from the world's leading pen brands.
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closed 7/7/2017 via Company Press Release

OptiGroup AB, acquired Stadsing A/S

synopsis: OptiGroup AB, a business-to-business distributor of business essentials, has acquired Stadsing A/S, an online retailer of cleaning products and professional cleaning solutions for public and private companies in 28 countries. Stadsing takes pride in offering cleaning articles of high quality while also offering competitive prices.
buyer: OptiGroup AB
OptiGroup is a business-to-business distributor of business essentials in Facility Solutions, Packaging & Safety Solutions, Printing & Creative Solutions and Reseller Solutions. They specialise in offering products and services that streamline operations and promote a more successful business. "
target: Stadsing A/S
Stadsing A/S provides online retail of cleaning products and professional cleaning solutions for public and private companies in 28 countries. They take pride in offering cleaning articles of high quality while also offering competitive prices.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Staples, Inc., acquired Capital Office Products

synopsis: Florida-based Capital Office Products has been acquired by Staples. Capital Office Products is one of the USA's leading independent online office product resellers. They offer over 75,000 products from more than 600 manufacturers.
buyer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS:$17,908.00)
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in store, online or on mobile devices. "
target: Capital Office Products
Capital Office Products is one of the USA's leading independent online office product resellers. They offer over 75,000 products from more than 600 manufacturers.
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closed 5/8/2015 via PR Web

Gorilla Stationers, LLC, acquired GZMOE

synopsis: Gorilla Stationers, a company recognized for its excellent service in providing office supply solutions to local and government agencies throughout California, announced that they are acquiring GZMOE.com, a company specializing in tech and business accessories.
buyer: Gorilla Stationers, LLC
Gorilla Stationers is a company recognized for its excellent service in providing office supply solutions to local and government agencies throughout California. "
target: GZMOE
GZMOE operates an online retail portal that offers office supplies. The company is based in Irvine, California.
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closed 1/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Acme Paper & Supply Co., Inc., acquired ReStockIt.com

synopsis: Acme Paper & Supply Company, Inc., a distributor of innovative, customized and cost-effective packaging, supplies and equipment for janitorial, foodservices, manufacturing and retail industries, expands its ecommerce and online market share with the purchase of ReStockIt.com, a leading ecommerce provider for small-to-medium sized businesses.
buyer: Acme Paper & Supply Co., Inc.
Acme Paper & Supply is among the nation’s largest distributors of disposable food service packaging, janitorial equipment and supply, restaurant equipment and supply, retail and industrial packaging, and custom-designed packaging. "
target: ReStockIt.com
Founded in 2004, ReStockIt.com is a leading online retailer of supplies for businesses. ReStockIt.com is proud to offer 200,000 products, from over 2,350 leading manufacturers in five primary categories; Restaurant Supplies, Cleaning & Janitorial Supplies, Office Supplies, Technology, and Tools.
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closed 11/8/2010 via PR Newswire

HiTouch Business Services, acquired MyOfficeProducts.com

synopsis: HiTouch Business Services, LLC announced it has completed its acquisition of MyOfficeProducts, creating the largest national independent business services company in the U.S. HiTouch continues to execute its strategy to redefine the industry by offering a new level of consultative and integrated business services.
buyer: HiTouch Business Services
Launched by a team of the office products industry's most seasoned veterans, HiTouch Business Services is a full-service company with a nationwide network of local distribution centers, providing a wide range of office productivity services in a personalized and environmentally responsible way. "
target: MyOfficeProducts.com
MyOfficeProducts is a dependable source for American businesses and organizations for quality office supplies, office furniture, computer and IT supplies, coffee and breakroom supplies and products and services needed to keep businesses running effectively and efficiently.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$111
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2010 via Company Press Release

Lexon Technologies, Inc, acquired nanoinkjet.com

synopsis: Lexon Technologies, Inc., announced the completion of the acquisition of nanoinkjet.com, an established online retailer of recycled inkjet and toner cartridges for approximately $0.44 (mm).
buyer: Lexon Technologies, Inc
Lexon Technologies is an environmentally "green" company, a manufacturer of recycled toner for laser printers, fax and multifunction copiers. The company primarily services large retailers and distributors but also has a growing internet division. "
target: nanoinkjet.com
Nanoinkjet.com has been servicing office machine supply industry in Southern California since 1993. Their goal is to provide highest quality at competitive prices. They offer both OEM brand toner cartridges and compatible toner cartridges.
price ($mm)
$0.30
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Gerdmans Inredningar AB, will acquire Runelandhs Försäljnings AB

synopsis: The TAKKT Group company Gerdmans Inredningar AB has entered into a purchase agreement with the Brady Corporation for the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of Runelandhs Försäljnings AB. Runelandhs, founded in 1992 and based in Kalmar, Sweden, employs around 20 people and sells business and office equipment.
buyer parent: Franz Haniel & Cie. GMBH
buyer: Gerdmans Inredningar AB
Gerdmans Inredningar AB is a provider and direct marketer of office, warehouses and industry supplies, with over 11,000 items in their product range. They also have extensive experience of shelves and shelving systems for industry. "
target parent: Brady Corporation
target: Runelandhs Försäljnings AB
Runelandhs sells business and office equipment through direct marketing catalog and e-commerce. Their product range includes around 15,000 items, which are distributed using a multi-channel approach. Runelandhs has a high level of product expertise.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Endless LLP, acquired Findel Education Limited

synopsis: Endless LLP, one of the UK's leading mid-market private equity investors, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Findel Education Limited from Studio Retail Group plc. Findel Education is one of the UK’s leading ecommerce led suppliers of educational resources and equipment to schools and nurseries.
buyer: Endless LLP
Endless LLP is a UK based private equity investor that aims to make business better for everybody. A transformational investor, Endless looks to support buyouts, non-core acquisitions from larger groups, turnarounds and financial restructurings. "
target parent: Studio Retail Group plc
target: Findel Education Limited
Findel Education is one of the UK’s leading ecommerce led suppliers of educational resources and equipment to schools and nurseries. It is a one-stop-shop for a wide range of everyday essential products, including stationery, arts & crafts, furniture, curricular materials, and more.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation, will acquire Findel Education Limited

synopsis: Public sector procurement consortium Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO) has entered an agreement to acquire Findel Education, a provider of school supplies, from Studio Retail Group plc. Findel Education is the leading International supplier of great value school supplies, teaching and educational resources.
buyer: Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation
For over 40 years Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO) has supplied the public sector with products and services to help drive efficiency savings. YPO uses bulk buying power to achieve the best prices for customers on supplies and everything from stationery to electricity. "
target parent: Studio Retail Group plc
target: Findel Education Limited
Findel Education is the leading International supplier of great value inspirational Early Years, Primary and Secondary school supplies, teaching and educational resources.
price ($mm)
$67
rev ($mm)
$109
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 3/3/2010 via PE Hub

Entrepreneur Partners, L.P., Roark Capital Group, acquired Peachtree Business Products

synopsis: Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, and Entrepreneur Partners, a Philadelphia-based private equity partnership announced that they have acquired Peachtree Business Products, a Marietta, Georgia-based multi-channel direct marketer of specialty business products and marketing materials.
buyer: Roark Capital Group
buyer: Entrepreneur Partners, L.P.
Roark Capital Group is an Atlanta-based private equity firm that acquires majority positions in franchise, direct marketing, financial services, niche manufacturing, and service businesses. "
target: Peachtree Business Products
Peachtree Business Products serves over 100,000 customers per year. They provide the highest quality products at the lowest prices with fast, expert service. Primary products are selected and designed to fulfill parking, property management, maintenance and administrative needs of these businesses.
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Shoper S.A.
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.81
EBIT ($mm)
$4.81
Net Income ($mm)
$3.73
Employees
135
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Ticker: BLIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital is developer of the award-winning iAPPS Web Engagement Platform and related interactive solutions. The iAPPS platform integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities within the heart of mission critical websites or eCommerce web stores.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$11.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.57
EBIT ($mm)
$0.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: GLBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global-e
Global-e
Global-e’s mission is to make global e-commerce “border-agnostic.” Global-e is the world's leading platform to enable and accelerate global, direct-to-consumer cross-border e-commerce.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$216.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($37.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
289
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$66.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.57
EBIT ($mm)
$2.81
Net Income ($mm)
$1.74
Employees
282
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BigCommerce Pty. Ltd.
BigCommerce Pty. Ltd.
Bigcommerce is a leading software-as-a-service ecommerce platform that empowers merchants of all sizes to build, innovate and grow their businesses online. BigCommerce provides merchants sophisticated enterprise-grade functionality, customization, and performance with simplicity and ease-of-use.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$219.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($70.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
813
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$130.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.67
EBIT ($mm)
$9.50
Net Income ($mm)
$7.82
Employees
642
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
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rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
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rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Auction Technology Group
Auction Technology Group
ATG ("Auction Technology Group") is a global technology company headquartered in London Bridge. The company's platform powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.21
EBIT ($mm)
($2.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:PBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions is a Canadian provider of cloud-based Auction and Finance Portal software tools for automotive dealerships, OEMs, and rental companies. Their remarketing platform incorporates the latest auction technologies, inventory management, market intelligence, and appraisal processes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: AIM:ATQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC launched its merchandising platform, Freestyle Merchandising, in 2009. It provides product recommendations, site search and visual merchandising. The company now has over 120 clients including Vans, boohoo.com and Superdry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$22.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
133
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Claranova S.A.
Claranova S.A.
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$539.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.55
EBIT ($mm)
$31.16
Net Income ($mm)
$5.57
Employees
794
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Ticker: SPIR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spire Global, Inc.
Spire Global, Inc.
Spire is a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics, and space services, offering access to unique datasets and powerful insights about Earth from the ultimate vantage point so that organizations can make decisions with confidence, accuracy, and speed.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$33.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($31.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($37.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
303
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Ticker: TSXV:QIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its dealership and customer management system, XSELLERATOR. XSELLERATOR automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.81)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
44
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A042000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 is a global e-commerce platform based in South Korea. Cafe24 offers hosting services and a free platform that allows businesses to build and manage their own online stores. Cafe24 provides store owners with convenient selling methods while offering customers a simple purchasing experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$143.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ODP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Office Depot
Office Depot, Inc. is a leading provider of office supplies, business products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform. The company had 2016 annual sales of approximately $11 billion and employed approximately 38,000 associates.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,021.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$720.00
EBIT ($mm)
$539.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:7476
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AS ONE Corporation
AS ONE Corporation is a specialist trading company that carved out a profitable niche selling through catalogs a vast array of laboratory and healthcare instruments. It has been growing by adding new categories, such as instruments and disposables used in cleanrooms.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$557.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.54
EBIT ($mm)
$61.75
Net Income ($mm)
$42.40
Employees
485
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