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Boosted Commerce Expands Leadership Team with Key Executive Hires

April 26, 2022

These hires come amid tremendous growth for the company, which since the beginning of 2021, has acquired industry-leading brands like FoxyBae, WellPath, Tub Cubby, and Asterwood Naturals; grown its revenue by 560%; and expanded its world-class team by more than 6x.

 Boosted Commerce, Which Has Raised $380 Million in Capital, Acquires FoxyBae

January 19, 2022

Boosted Commerce today announced that it has acquired FoxyBae, the popular hair care brand introduced in 2017. Led by Miguel Gauthier, the hair care sensation built an omni-channel approach across D2C, wholesale, brick-and-mortar, subscription boxes and Amazon, while growing revenue at a rate of 87% over the last two years. FoxyBae joins a portfolio of over 40 brands, expanding Boosted’s reach in the beauty, health and wellness category.

Boosted Commerce Acquires WellPath; Leads Categories in Wellness, Health, and Beauty 

November 23, 2021

Underscoring Boosted’s dedication to becoming a leader in the wellness space, the company today announced the acquisition of WellPath, the leader in nutritional supplements. This year, WellPath earned the #68 spot on Inc’s fastest-growing companies list. Boosted plans to scale WellPath through new product development and offline marketing.

Boosted Commerce brings former Hollar CEO and Amazon veteran Steve Oliver on board as new President

November 8, 2021

One of the largest brand buyers and builders in the Amazon space has announced its new President. Steve Oliver, formerly of Hollar and Ticketfly, brings a wealth of Amazon experience, having spent nearly a decade growing the company’s Canadian presence as well as building Amazon Video. His role will encompass managing Boosted’s portfolio of more than three dozen brands.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop loses its CTO as he heads for the third-largest Amazon aggregator

September 22, 2021

Boosted Commerce, the third-largest company in the Amazon aggregator space, has hired Juan Paul Ramirez, former Goop chief technical officer, as CTO. Boosted has raised over $380 million in capital to acquire successful Amazon third-party sellers and turn them into multimillion-dollar brands.

Boosted Commerce Accelerates Portfolio Growth Into Luxury Skincare With Acquisition of Asterwood Naturals
May 5, 2021

Boosted Commerce today announced the acquisition of luxury skincare company, Asterwood Naturals. This acquisition expands its total portfolio to 30 companies, which have grown by 67% year-over-year.
Despite humble beginnings, Asterwood grew tremendously, with 44% customer retention as a testament to product quality and customer satisfaction.

Boosted Commerce Announces First “Seller Circle” to Celebrate and Reinvigorate Exited Small Business Owners

April 19, 2021
Boosted, leading technology-driven CPG Platform with a portfolio of 30 brands, creates a holistic program to re-fuel their entrepreneurs. This newly launched program was created by Boosted to honor the achievements exiting founders have accomplished while empowering them to continue to build.

Big firms are popping up to buy third-party Amazon sellers, who made up more than half of the retail giant’s $386 billion in net sales in 2020

March 12, 2021

According to Amazon growth agency Jungle Scout, more than 54% of the $386 billion in net sales that the retail platform generated in 2020 came from third-party Amazon sellers. 

Boosted Commerce Shapes The Future Of Global Public Goods With Publicly Traded Sustainable Foods Company In Asia 

March 3, 2021

First Amazon seller acquisition company to carve out space in healthier-lifestyle consumer products. This joint venture between Boosted Commerce and the NRF paves the way for major growth within the health consumer products and sustainability.

E-Commerce Marketplace Aggregators Are Hot On Thrasio’s Heels As Companies Raise $2.3B 

March 2, 2021

Keith Richman, Co-founder of Boosted Commerce, speaks on the growing number of aggregators within e-commerce and with it, the need for  players to differentiate themselves. Boosted Commerce did just that with its recent acquisition of entrepreneur Albert DiPradova’s brand Tub Cubby. 

Amazon Sellers Expected To Surpass Half of U.S. E-Commerce Market by 2021

March 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every person and almost every business on the planet, but it has been especially impactful for businesses in the e-commerce space. According to data from IBM’s U.S.

Investors pour $1bn into buying up small merchants on Amazon

 December 22, 2020

Investors have poured almost $1bn this year into companies that are buying up successful brands on Amazon to try to build digital consumer…

Amazon Marketplace Sellers Are Attractive Acquisition Targets

 December 20, 2020

Buyouts of Amazon marketplace sellers are booming. Aggregators are scooping up successful small sellers and creating large and lucrative portfolio companies. The acquisitions are mostly fueled by angel, venture capital, and private equity funding. Aggregators pay anywhere from hundreds of thousands of dollars to the low millions.

Amazon Seller Acquisition Market

 December 1, 2020

Nearly $1 billion in fresh capital has been committed in 2020 to firms looking to acquire Amazon sellers and brands. The market had a breakout year because of three factors: the pandemic accelerating spending on Amazon, Thrasio raising hundreds of millions of dollars, and Anker, an Amazon-native brand, going public.

As e-commerce skyrockets, Amazon seller acquisition companies are booming

November 27, 2020

Some people will tell you that selling on Amazon is an incredibly risky business. They’ve got a point. The Amazon marketplace is probably the most competitive platform on earth, with millions of sellers based all over the world.

Don’t Diversify Away From Amazon. Go All-In Instead.

November 17, 2020

VC money is starting to flood the world of Amazon sellers.

This year, a growing set of acquisition companies have started buying up Amazon third-party storefronts in the hopes of building lucrative portfolio businesses.

TODAY IN DATA Driving Innovation With Marketplaces, Gaming And Digital Banking

September 28, 2020

Boosted Commerce is riding the marketplace tailwind by purchasing companies that sell on digital platforms. In technology, Amazon has unveiled its new Luna cloud gaming offering, as it became the latest Big Tech firm to launch its collection of pre-holiday shopping selections.

Boosted Raises $87M to Acquire eCommerce Companies

September 28, 2020

Investors included Santa Monica-based Crosscut Ventures Management, New York-based Torch Capital, and a slew of individual investors, including Zillow Group Inc. and Hotwire Inc. founder Spencer Rascoff, former Tinder Chief Executive Elie Seidman and Tucker Kain, president of business enterprise for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Online marketplace Poshmark confidentially files for IPO – MarketWatch

September 26, 2020

Poshmark Inc. said late Friday it confidentially submitted to securities regulators a draft registration statement for its initial public offering. The number of shares to be offered and the price range are yet to be determined, the Redwood City, Calif., company said in a press release.

Start-up is building a comprehensive portfolio of 100 e-commerce brands

September 18, 2020

Boosted Commerce announced $87M in funding and it has acquired six Amazon fulfillment (FBA) companies as it scales quickly toward its goal of building a comprehensive eCommerce portfolio platform. Boosted plans to acquire and develop 100 e-commerce Consumer Package Brands over the next four years.

Boosted Commerce Rides The Marketplace Tailwind

September 25, 2020

With 44 percent of U.S. eCommerce business, it’s hard to say that anyone truly competes with Amazon. But there is a small group of companies competing to buy their sellers. Last week PYMNTS reported on one such company, AccrueMe, that injects capital into leading Amazon Marketplace sellers and then partners with them to help their trajectory.

Boosted Commerce Announces $87 Million in Funding; Acquisition of Six Amazon Fulfilment Companies

September 17, 2020

Start-up is building a comprehensive portfolio of 100 e-commerce brands. In the process Boosted brings on life changing options for their sellers meanwhile their brands continue growing with the collective expertise of the Boosted team. 

September 17, 2020

Flush with $87 Million, Boosted Commerce Prepares for Massive Amazon Shopping Spree

Boosted Commerce, which hunts for top-rated companies on Amazon to buy, is about to go on a massive shopping spree of its own, purchasing 100 consumer packaged goods companies over the next four years with funds from a $87 million raise it announced Thursday.

Boosted Commerce Gets $87M to Help Brands Sell Their Products on Amazon

September 17, 2020

As a consumer, you probably already know how important it is for brands to be able to sell their products online — especially this year. But many brands still struggle to build an easy-to-use e-commerce site and offer everything that the modern online shopper has come to expect.

PODCASTS

Want To Sell Your Amazon Business? Find Out How! / Adam Epstein

December 29, 2021

VP of Mergers and Acquisitions Adam Epstein was featured on The Sellerboard Show with host Chris McCamy, who previously exited with Boosted. They talk about some specific seller benefits Boosted offers, as well as the process of actually buying a business.

Using amazon as a launchpad for explosive e-commerce growth

December 2,  2021

Albert DiPadova, the founder of Tub Cubby who exited with Boosted, appeared on The Double or Nothing eCommerce Podcast with Joe Chavez. He discusses what he learned in the process of growing, and ultimately selling, his business.

He Buys Businesses for $1 and IMMEDIATELY Sells Them for $2 LEGALLY – Here‘s How!

November 9, 2021

Boosted Co-founder Keith Richman was featured on The Kevin David Experience. Among the topics discussed: His entrepreneurial journey, the origins of Boosted Commerce, and the benefits of being in the CPG space.

FBA Aggregators with Boosted Commerce’s Sarah Dajani

October 13, 2021

VP of Operations of Sarah Dajani joined Sri and PVSB on The CPG Guys podcast. She discusses Boosted Commerce, interest in the CPG space, and accelerating brands. Plus, the market conditions fueling the FBA acquisition vertical.

PT74 – Sarah Dajani | Boosting Healthy Living Products on Amazon | PrimeTalk

August 31,  2021

Yoni Mazor and Prime Talk hosted VP of Operations Sarah Dajani. Along with a discussion of how healthy living products are part of the larger Boosted acquisition strategy, she delves into how she got started in eCommerce.

“Spoiled For Choice”: Acquisitions and Roll-Ups for Amazon FBA and DTC

August 6, 2021

The Future Commerce podcast brought in Boosted Co-founder Keith Richman to dicuss FBA and DTC. He talks about Amazon fulfillment, the things consumers are looking for in brands, and his thoughts on the next generation of commerce.

Acquiring and Accelerating Growth of eCommerce businesses – Amazon Business Tips with Adam Epstein – Part 1

August 3, 2021

Andy Arnott and Amy Wees of the Amazon FBA Seller Roundtable podcast hosted VP of Mergers and Acquisitions Adam Epstein to discuss the process of acquiring and accelerating the growth of eCommerce businesses.

Episode 109: Boosted Commerce is boosting revenue

June 29,  2021

Scott Needham of The Smartest Amazon Seller podcast hosted VP of Mergers and Acquisitions Adam Epstein for a discussion. They go in depth about Boosted, driving additional traffic to Amazon, and inventory management.

E392: What Ecommerce Rollups Look for in a Brand

June 26, 2021

The EComCrew featured Boosted Commerce VP of Operations Sarah Dajani on their podcast. The conversation centers around the buying side of an eCommerce brand acquisition, including what happens after the purchase has occured.

Anton von Rueden of Boosted Commerce on The Future of E-Commerce & The FBA Roll-Up Strategy

May 27, 2021

Boosted President and COO Anton von Rueden joined Matt Cohen of Tank Talks to discuss the process of brand acquisition. On top of that, Anton delves into the future of Amazon merchants and brick-and-mortar, and he even offers book recommendations.

AMAZON FBA LIVE Q&A with Sarah Dajani of Boosted Commerce and My Amazon Guy

May 11,  2021

The My Amazon Guy podcast featured Sarah Dajani, VP of Operations at Boosted Commerce. She touches on topics like new inventory restrictions, ways to deal with black hat sellers, and ways to slowly rebrand as well as advice on renaming.

Selling your Amazon Product Business – Sarah Dajani Ep94

April 29, 2021

VP of Operations Sarah Dajani was featured on the Page 1 Podcast. She goes into detail about Boosted Commerce’s buying process, her work with brand managers to grow brands, and how valuation of eCommerce businesses has changed over time.

#51 – Keith Richman – Co-Founder of Boosted Commerce “Ready to Exit?”

May 5, 2021

Boosted Commerce Co-founder Keith Richman joined Andy Isom of the Sellozo podcast to talk about the business of buying businesses. He breaks down what buyers are looking for in brands, building to exit, and the specifics of payouts.

SRT: Sellers’ knowledge with Adam Epstein

April 29, 2021

VP of Mergers and Acquisitions Adam Epstein joined Amazing at Home’s Seller Round Table to discuss sellers’ knowledge. He talks, among other things, about how a business is valued and the way a buyer navigates product categories.

Qualify Leads Rapidly by Leveraging Tools and Data

April 29, 2021

Adam Epstein, VP of Mergers and Acquisitions at Boosted Commerce, was a featured guest on the Pathmonk podcast to talk about the importance and process of quickly qualifying leads through the use of valuable and well-sourced data.

Charlie Chanaratsopon, Founder of Charming Charlie/ Co-Founder of Boosted Commerce

April 21, 2021

Co-founder Charlie Chanaratsopon appeared on the RETHINK Retail podcast with Julia Raymond Hare. He discusses his background, his experience growing Charming Charlie, and the origins and development of Boosted Commerce.

DataHawk EP011: Boosted Commerce’s Adam Epstein on the Future of Acquiring Amazon Businesses

April 16, 2021

VP of Mergers and Acquisitions Adam Epstein appeared on The eCommerce Podcast (presented by DataHawk) to discuss the development of Boosted Commerce through acquiring brands, as well as the future of the acquisition space.

Ready to Sell Your Amazon FBA Private Label Business? Here’s the Steps to Get Started!

March 15, 2021

Sarah Dajani, VP of Operations at Boosted, appeared on the Two Amazon Sellers and a Microphone podcast to discuss Boosted Commerce. She talks about the steps to take to get started on selling your FBA business — if you’re ready.

Ep. 189 How I Raised It With Keith Richman Of Boosted Commerc‪e‬

March 12, 2021

Produced by Foundersuite.com, “How I Raised It” goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Keith Richman of Boosted Commerce a company that is acquiring successful businesses that run on Amazon and Shopify.

Office Hours Podcast: Keith Richman Of Boosted Commerce on Acquiring eCommerce Companies

March 11, 2021

On today’s episode of Office Hours, meet Keith Richman, co-founder of Boosted Commerce, which buys top-rated companies on Amazon and other eCommerce ecosystems and helps take them to their next level.

0022: Selling Your Business to an Amazon Business Acquirer with Jake Barnett from Boosted Commerce

January 20, 2021

In this episode of Amazing Exits, Kellianne Fedio and Paul Miller sit down with Jake Barnett, the Head of Business Development at Boosted Commerce, to discuss the process of selling your business to an Amazon FBA acquisition firm.

Contributed content

The deals, exits, mergers, and acquisitions that shaped the Amazon aggregator space in 2021

December 23, 2021

In its 2021 year-end roundup, Business Insider highlighted Boosted for a couple things. The first was the hiring of President Steve Oliver, and the second was the acquisition of nutritional supplements company WellPath, drawing attention to a significant way in which the company is unique within the brand buying landscape.

3 Ways to Create an Environment That’ll Nurture an Entrepreneur

December 11, 2021

Are entrepreneurs born or made? That’s the question Boosted Co-founder Charlie Chanaratsopon aims to answer in this article for Entrepreneur. Featuring a mix of personal experience, data, and insights, Charlie makes his case that entrepreneurs are made — and offers advice on how to help them along the way.

Amazon, Shopify Merchants Incubate a New Breed of Omnichannel Brands

October 27, 2021

Looking at the ways commerce is moving toward omnichannel, this PYMNTS articles prominently features Boosted Co-founder Charlie Chanaratsopon. Along with delving into Boosted’s process, his insights include the increasing importance of being everywhere, because that’s where customers are these days.

Be transparent and fair by Jackson Harrower

October 18, 2021

Featured on etailinsights, Boosted’s own M&A Analyst Jackson Harrower discusses his sales “hack.” He also talks about the ways Boosted helps etailers and looks to acquire brands, the start of his sales career, and his favorite eCommerce conference, as well as his favorite restaurant in NYC.

3 Ways to Get Comfortable With Changing Times

October 16, 2021

Written by Boosted Co-founder Charlie Chanaratsopon and featured in Entrepreneur, this article looks at the way adaptability is key for entrepreneurs. He highlights three key ways be a better entrepreneur and, as a result, lead a better business. After all, a leader needs to be able to change with the times in order to stay effective.

How to Protect Your FBA Business from Copycats

September 16, 2021

Adam Epstein, Boosted’s VP of Mergers and Acquisitions, wrote this article for DataHawk. In the piece, he discusses the threat of copycats to an FBA business, ways to mitigate the risk by protecting your brand on Amazon, and what to do in the event a copycat does try to steal business from you.

Want to Sell Your Amazon Business? These 19 Companies Are Interested

September 9, 2021

Jungle Scout featured Boosted Commerce in this list of 19 brand acquisition companies. Highlighting our commitment to transparency and ethical practices, they also broke down our purchasing process at every step. For those new to the industry, the article also expands on what, exactly, our business is.

 

31 Amazon rollup companies to know that specialize in snapping up third-party sellers and turning them into multimillion-dollar brands

August 26, 2021

Business Insider featured us on their list of some of the most prominent brand acquisition companies in the industry. Highlighting the combined expertise of founders Keith Richman and Charlie Chanaratsopon, they also laid out some of the brands in our portfolio and touched on our designs for building them.

From Flea Markets to $500 Million in Business Sales

July 9, 2021

Boosted Co-founder Charlie Chanaratsopon wrote this article for Entrepreneur. Drawing on lessons from his childhood all the way to the tremendous success of Charming Charlie and the rise of Boosted, he talks about the values and tools he learned, including the critical importance of listening to your customers.

Exclusive Q&A: Expert Prime Day prep advice for small brands

June 9, 2021

With Prime Day around the corner, Chain Store Age looked at ways small- and mid-size Amazon businesses could find success. Featuring an interview with Boosted Co-founder Charlie Chanaratsopon, he discussed fulfillment and logistics, front-end operations, and the overall impact of Prime Day in 2021.

CSA Q&A: Charming Charlie founder predicts future of retail

April 29, 2021

Featuring Charlie Chanaratsopon and Keith Richman, Chain Store Age interviewed both Boosted founders to learn more about the company and its mission. Also discussed: the future of eCommerce as the world navigates through the changes brought about by the pandemic.

Why the founder of Charming Charlie has joined the rush to acquire Amazon-native brands

April 20, 2021

“It’s the 21st century version of P&G if it started from nowhere. There’s an amazing opportunity in e-commerce. In retail, this is where consumers are going.” Featuring extensive contributions from Boosted Co-founder Charlie Chanaratsopon, this article from Retail Dive looks at his reasons for optimism for the brand buying industry.

Why Investors are Racing to Buy Up Amazon’s Hottest Third-Party Sellers

March 29, 2021

Published by Retail TouchPoints, the article features excerpts from an interview with Boosted Co-founder Keith Richman. He discusses the size of the Amazon marketplace and the value of being highly ranked, with the article itself looking at the quickly growing brand buyer industry as a whole.

6 Things an Amazon FBA Business Buyer Looks For

March 16, 2021

Written by Boosted VP of Mergers and Acquisitions Adam Epstein for Storfund, this article looks at key things a buyer is looking for in an FBA business. SKU density, profit margin, and history were among the topics discussed, ultimately aiming to help set up a potential seller for a successful exit.

E-Commerce Marketplace Aggregators Are Hot On Thrasio’s Heels As Companies Raise $2.3B

March 2, 2021

Boosted Co-founder Keith Richman appeared in this Crunchbase article to talk about the brand buyer space, especially as it gets more crowded. Boosted’s increasing role in the industry is discussed, while Boosted seller Albert DiPadova, who sold his company Tub Cubby, was also featured.

Amazon Sellers Expected To Surpass Half of U.S. E-Commerce Market by 2021 

March 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every person and almost every business on the planet, but it has been especially impactful for businesses in the e-commerce space. According to data from IBM’s U.S. Retail Index, the pandemic has sped up the shift from physical, in-person shopping to digital shopping by roughly five years.

How Amazon sellers are getting Silicon Valley-ified

January 5, 2021

A short-lived sickness led to Keith Richman’s million-dollar idea.

In 2018, the entrepreneur — who sits on the board of companies like Grubhub — started ordering immunity-boosting supplements on Amazon.

Small Business Banking Drives VC As New FinTechs Emerge

November 20, 2020

This week’s B2B venture capital roundup includes a slew of seed funding rounds for some of the newest B2B FinTechs on the market. Small business banking was a clear winner this week, but it was a FinTech that enables B2B Software-as-a-Service companies to manage revenue that earned the top spot with a $68 million investment round.