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Wayfair Sells its Australian-based Business to Australia’s #1 Online Furniture & Homewares Retailer

It’s almost three years since Thrive partnered with Temple & Webster. We’ve continued to admire the way their local operations are run by co-founders Brian Shanahan and Adam McWhinney and we were thrilled to support their recent company announcement, as Temple & Webster acquired Wayfair.

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Temple & Webster, Australia’s leading members-only online destination dedicated to the home, have announced their acquisition of Wayfair’s, Australian-based business, which is one of the world’s largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor.

Since being ranked #1 online homewares retailer by PowerRetailer and being awarded the fastest growing “Deloitte Tech Fast 50” internet retailer since the Deloitte Tech Fast 50 Awards were launched in 2001, Temple & Webster has gone from strength to strength and shown incredible growth in the Australian online retailer market.

“The acquisition of is a natural next step in the continued rapid growth of Temple & Webster. It’s an exciting opportunity for the progression of both businesses in the Australian furniture and homewares market” said Brian Shanahan, CEO and co-founder of Temple & Webster.

“The combination of Temple & Webster’s strong brand identity and unique ability to inspire its loyal member-base, through beautifully curated and presented products, and high quality editorial along-side Wayfair’s broad product offering, world-class technology platforms and exceptional speed of delivery, will provide an unparalleled online shopping experience for every Australian”

The website be re-introduced under a new brand name from Temple & Webster.

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