E-commerce

E-Commerce Capital Raises – Quick Takes

E-commerce Expected to See M&A Growth in Tough Times [1]

Online sales will continue to grow globally in the long-term, which will drive M&A activity, the investment banking firm of Harris Williams says. Despite the murky forecast for consumer spending amid recessionary fears, many high-quality e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) businesses that have kept scaling post …

Amazon Quick Takes October 2022

Amazon Adds New Revenue Streams[1]

The Good News:

Amazon said it will host a second Prime Day-like event, a “Prime-exclusive shopping event,” in October. Customers purchased more than 300 million items during its July Prime Day event.

The Bad News:

Amazon reported slowing sales and a net loss for the second straight quarter in …

In the automotive aftermarket, it’s e-commerce—or else

If you’re an automotive aftermarket retailer and you’re not selling online, you run the risk of being left behind. If you are already selling online, great—but you may need to up your game if you hope to stay competitive going forward. Indeed, having a holistic sales approach—physical stores and e-commerce—may be the best way to compete in this rapidly changing and growing business. M&A may be the quickest way to get there.

Future proofing your e-commerce business

It’s understandable that most if not all companies were not prepared for the Covid pandemic and resulting economic shutdown—after all, such an event had never happened before. But there’s no excuse for not being prepared for the next debacle—even if it never occurs.

E-commerce: It’s time to focus on your bottom line, not the top line

The e-commerce business is a very different place than it was just six months ago. There’s no question that the e-commerce world is a lot tougher than it was just a short time ago. This article, written by Senior Advisor Galen Pyle, talks about why now is a good time to sell your company if you have a profit because macroeconomics may get worse.

Brothers Mail Order Industries Case Study

Brothers has been acquired by Holley

Brothers Mail Order Industries, America's number one source for 1947-87 Chevrolet and GMC truck parts, has been acquired by Holley, the largest and fastest growing platform for performance automotive enthusiasts. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

T Sportline Case Study

T Sportline has been acquired by Kian Capital

T Sportline, a Los Angeles-based e-commerce provider and first mover in the Tesla aftermarket space, has been acquired by Kian Capital, a private investment firm. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

Amazon: Still your best e-commerce exit ramp

There’s been a lot of turmoil going in the e-commerce space. Consumers are moving more of their spending back to physical stores, while online retailers are being particularly hard hit by supply chain delays and rising costs. Thrasio, the biggest aggregator, announced layoffs and replaced its CEO. The headlines look pretty grim. What does that mean for your company?