By Charlie Chanaratsopon and Keith Richman

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.

In other words, we are operating in an accelerated, 2025 retail space where e-commerce is ahead of its time. The impact of Covid was even more significant for Amazon (AMZN), which overnight became the default shopping store for many in locked down…


First Amazon seller acquisition company to carve out space in healthier-lifestyle consumer products

March 03, 2021 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

LOS ANGELES — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Boosted Commerce, a global consumer products platform that acquires, launches, and grows third-party sellers on Shopify and Amazon, today announced a joint venture with NR Instant Produce Public company limited or (NRF). Together with NRF, Boosted’s distribution platform for Amazon sellers has increased to 30 countries, further accelerating the growth potential of the beloved consumer brands it acquires. In conjunction with the partnership, Boosted’s total available capital has reached $112M.

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