Estock Limited (the “Company”) have appointed Metis Partners to support the marketing and sale of the intellectual property (“IP”) assets belonging to the Company linked to a number of e-commerce platforms.
- Established E-commerce Platforms
- Exclusive Wholesale Trade E-commerce Website
- Discount Store E-commerce Website
- “Deal of the Day” E-commerce Website
- Versatile Domain Names
- Valuable Customer Databases
This is a unique opportunity to purchase the intellectual property assets behind a number of well-established online businesses with e-commerce platforms, including eStock, Big Offers and Boffer.
All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Ruby Chan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Nat Baldwin (email@example.com). The deadline for offers has been set for Tuesday 9th of August 2016 at noon.
eStock is a leading members-only online marketplace for wholesale goods. Traders and wholesale suppliers are able to utilise the eStock platform to source wholesale items and offload surplus inventory respectively. The platform is associated with a turnover of circa £240k over a five-month period in 2013.
Supporting a full user registration system, the e-commerce platform has achieved a loyal customer base, and the Company holds valuable data of circa 25k individuals. The eStock platform also features “Timed Sales”, a unique price negotiation function which enables buyers to make offers to sellers, contributing to the appeal of the platform.
The opportunity to purchase the IP assets of eStock would be particularly attractive to parties operating in the areas including:
- Liquidity Services
Big Offers is a reputable online retailer specialising in the sale of a wide range of discounted consumer products. As Big Offers products are sourced from excess and clearance stock, they are offered to customers at attractive prices.
Fully integrated with PayPal and Sage Pay, the Big Offers platform features a unique “saving calculator” function which tracks customers’ savings as products are added to shopping carts. Big Offers’ built-in support ticketing system linked to customer accounts enables administrators to manage customer queries with ease.
The opportunity to purchase the Big Offers platform and associated IP assets would be of relevance to parties operating in both the retail and wholesale industries, particularly those involved in the discount store area.
Boffer is an established “deal-of-the-day” e-commerce website which features daily flash sales. The Boffer platform allows wholesalers to clear inventory, and traders to purchase products for resale at attractive price points.
Boffer’s software facilitates the unique BOTS (Boffer’s Bit on the Side) reverse auction, whereby the product price drops incrementally until it is sold. BOTS is enhanced by a queuing system, immediately replacing products once they are sold.
In addition, the Boffer platform provides users the option to either “buy it now” or “make an offer”, which makes the pricing of its products flexible and adds to the overall appeal of the platform.
The opportunity to purchase the IP assets behind Boffer would be of particular relevance to parties operating in areas including:
- “Deal of the Day” Sites and Discount Stores
IP ASSETS FOR SALE INCLUDE:
- Goodwill and Reputation in the eStock, Big Offers, and Boffer Brands
- Websites & Branded Domain Names
- Software Source Code
- Valuable Customer Databases