If you’re thinking of selling your e-commerce business, you will most likely encounter a term you may have never heard of before but that will be very important in arriving at the highest value for your firm: Add-backs.
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.
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.
Amazon may no longer be the only game in town when it comes to aggregators and the online retailers they acquire. Several recent deals by startup aggregators indicate that Shopify is the up-and-coming M&A e-commerce platform. This trend may suggest that demand for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) businesses has reached a saturation point and that competing platforms offer more opportunity.
As a business owner, making your business sustainable is a growing trend you must pay attention to. This article addresses ways to “go green” while remaining profitable. One way is to source locally. Continue reading to learn more.