Amazon Has Acquired Australia-based Shopify Competitor Selz

Feb. 16, 2021, 6:48 PM

Amazon.com Inc. has acquired Selz, a Sydney-based e-commerce platform that helps small businesses create their own websites much the way Shopify Inc. does.

Selz founder and Chief Executive Officer Martin Rushe announced the acquisition in a blog post: “We have signed an agreement to be acquired by Amazon and are looking forward to working with them as we continue to build easy-to-use tools for entrepreneurs. Nothing is changing for our customers at this time, and we’ll be in touch with customers as and when we have further updates.”

Amazon spokeswoman confirmed the acquisition, but no terms were disclosed.

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