The Future of E-commerce M&A: What Big Buyers Don't Want You to Know! → Ben Leonard

2X eCommerce Podcast

26-09-2023 • 53 mins

On today’s episode, Kunle is joined by Ben Leonard, Co-Founder of EcomBrokers and eCommerce consultant helping brands build their identity, preparing owners for their silky-smooth exits from their businesses.

Sometimes, the best things happen unexpectedly. Ben was inspired by his hometown in Aberdeenshire and worked as an environmental advisor until he fell ill in 2016. The drastic changes that his heart condition created affected him mentally and physically. However long it took and with the help of his family, Ben eventually found the silver lining in his situation. He is great at doing eCommerce.

Fast forward to three and a half years later, Ben was able to grow his business to an annual revenue of $6 million through his brand-first approach. In the process of selling his business, he was met with grueling tasks in the acquisition process which led him to co-build EcomBrokers. A big believer in brand identity himself, Ben and the EcomBrokers’ team work to preserve the brands’ identity while opening more doors of opportunity for the business and smoothing the acquisition process for both sellers and buyers.

It’s an insightful episode as you’d hear Kunle and Ben talk more about brand-building, Amazon and different channels, the future of emails, EcomBroker’s M&A processes and deal sizes, and Ben’s new book.



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