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.
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.
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, 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, 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.
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?
The pandemic-inspired boom in e-commerce has fallen back to earth as consumers move more of their shopping back to brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers battle supply chain problems and rising costs. What does this mean to e-commerce companies?
If you’re an online retailer—more specifically, one that sells through Amazon—you should be a little worried. Business may have peaked during the current economic cycle. But it may not be too late if you want to exit at a strong valuation.
Strolleria, LLC, a multichannel retailer of high-end baby gear, has been acquired by Weave Growth Partners, a Silicon Valley-based private investment firm, and Peninsula Capital Partners, a Detroit-based private equity firm. FOCUS initiated this transaction and advised Strolleria throughout the process. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.