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Richard Whitson

Richard Whitson is a lifelong entrepreneur with over twenty-five years of experience working at
the executive level within a variety of industries. He has expertise in mergers and acquisitions,
operations, finance, marketing, and customer service along with a proven track record of
building, managing, and leading several multi-million dollar businesses.
After graduating from Tulane University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Richard earned
his Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. With a goal of owning his own business, however, he
decided to pursue a career in the restaurant industry. He began his career at the ground level as
an Assistant Manager for the number one ranked Domino’s Pizza franchisee in Washington,
D.C., where he quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the franchise’s top managers.
Richard parlayed his success at Domino’s Pizza into the acquisition of 33 Pizza Hut restaurants
in Northeast Pennsylvania, with annual sales of over $22,000,000 and over 750 employees.
Under his leadership, the restaurants significantly improved in terms of both revenue and profit
margins. In addition to his responsibilities with his own company, Richard also lobbied Congress
on behalf of International Pizza Hut Franchise Holders Association.
After selling his Pizza Hut restaurants, Richard became an affiliate of Zada Equities, LLC and
worked with a related fund, Caymus Equity Partners. Using his many years of executive,
managerial, and entrepreneurial experience in small to mid-size businesses, Richard sourced and
evaluated potential acquisition targets and analyzed financial, operational and market conditions.
It was during this time working with Zada Equities that Richard realized how much he liked the
process of acquisition and disposition of businesses. He enjoys working with fellow
entrepreneurs to evaluate their businesses, improve their financial results, and realize the full
value of the business they have created upon exit. Of course, currently all of the entrepreneurial
energy is focused on the e-commerce-tech space and that attracted Richard to his current position
with Website Closers.

Richard's Available Listings

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Amazon FBA Company – Proprietary Gift Baskets with a Kitting Team in Place – Strong Rankings on Amazon and YOY Growth
Website Closers® presents an eCommerce Gift Business with a thriving presence in multiple highly lucrative fields. Gourmet foods remain an...
Asking Price: $ 1,900,000
Cash Flow: $ 516,125
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Online Magazine Network offering News & Information across 120+ Online Newsrooms – 85% Repeat Customer Rate – Large Social Following
Website Closers® presents a unique and highly specialized online Magazine Network that has built a platform that includes 100+ content...
Asking Price: $ 2,295,000
Cash Flow: $ 468,524
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European eCommerce Brand in the Women’s Lingerie Vertical – 5 Websites in Different Languages – 200% YOY Growth – 44% Net Margins
Website Closers® presents an eCommerce site that has staked out a unique place in the niche field of women’s lingerie,...
Asking Price: $ 550,000
Cash Flow: $ 237,710
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Industry Leading Firearm Parts & Accessories eCommerce Brand for the Build it Yourself Customer – Massive Near Term Scale – Loyal Customer Base
Website Closers® presents a scaling 8-year-old brand in the Build Your Own Firearms Niche. Offering firearm parts and accessories to...
Asking Price: $ 41,100,000
Cash Flow: $ 10,324,403
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Japanese Culture Anime Brand – Apparel & Accessories – Massive Social Following on TikTok, Instagram, Facebook and Discord – Team of Designers on Staff – All In-House Designs are Proprietary
Website Closers® presents a flourishing eCommerce Brand in the Anime apparel and fashion sector. This business originally launched as an...
Asking Price: $ 986,000
Cash Flow: $ 476,707
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Pending
23 Year, SBA Pre-Approved Online Leader in the Sale of Chess Products, Software & Information – Sells on its Branded Website and Amazon.com
Website Closers® presents an SBA Pre-Qualified Business that has been in business for 23 years, becoming a strategic leader in...
Asking Price: $ 1,200,000
Cash Flow: $ 321,115
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High Growth eCommerce Brand – Huge Social Media Following & 23% Repeat Order Rate – Cutting Edge Bongs, Pipes and Smoke Accessories
Website Closers® presents a niche and rapidly growing opportunity, this innovative eCommerce Company sells cutting edge bongs, pipes, and smoke...
Asking Price: $ 3,750,000
Cash Flow: $ 830,301
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Organic Skincare eCommerce Brand – In-House Manufacturing – 10 years in Business – DTC & B2B – Amazon, Etsy & Shopify Channels
Website Closers presents a terrific opportunity to get into the fast-growing, Organic Skincare Consumer Products Segment at a time when...
Asking Price: $ 1,060,000
Cash Flow: $ 275,395
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International, 15 Year eCommerce Retailer in the Automotive Parts & Accessories Vertical for Virtually All Car Models
Website Closers® presents an exceptionally well-established eCommerce store that has demonstrated its strengths in multiple ways. That includes growing sales,...
Asking Price: $ 499,500
Cash Flow: $ 182,218
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eBike DTC eCommerce Brand – 26% Net Margins – Proprietary and In-House Designs – Strong Social Media Following
Website Closers® presents a company with an enviable presence in the niche Electric Bike space. This is a product that...
Asking Price: $ 4,850,000
Cash Flow: $ 989,755
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Amazon FBA eCommerce Brand in the Novelty Gifts & Wearable Medical Accessories Categories – Strong Growth on 100+ SKUs
Website Closers® presents an eCommerce company successfully using some good old-fashioned humor to not only tickle the funny bone of...
Asking Price: $ 750,000
Cash Flow: $ 256,936
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21 Year eCommerce Business in the Luxury Fragrances Vertical – DTC & B2B Channels
Website Closers® presents a 21-year established leader in the Perfume Industry. This powerful eCommerce Company has continued to grow through...
Asking Price: $ 18,500,000
Cash Flow: $ 3,448,693
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Richard's Closed Deals

23 Year B2B eCommerce Business in the Custom Promotional Products Vertical – 80% Repeat Order Rate – Strong Supplier Relationships – Easy to Run From Home
Website Closers® presents a well-established brand leader in the Custom Promotional Products Vertical. 23 years of laser-focused, industry-specific experience in...
Asking Price: $ 492,000
Cash Flow: $ 123,760
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14 Year High Growth Amazon FBA eCommerce Retailer in Sportswear Apparel – Multiple Best Seller & Amazon’s Choice Badges
Website Closers® presents a phenomenal example of how to combine popular name brand products with eCommerce platforms that shoppers are...
Asking Price: $ 15,300,000
Cash Flow: $ 3,399,773
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Amazon FBA Business in Pet, Sports, Yoga and In-Home Storage Verticals
Website Closers® presents a dynamic Amazon FBA Company that sells highly ranked products across 4 high demand categories, including Pet...
Asking Price: $ 1,400,000
Cash Flow: $ 351,209
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Scaling eCommerce Brand in the Home & Office Safes Vertical – 15 Years in Business – Full Infrastructure in Place – Valuable Exact Match Domain
Website Closers® presents a Direct-to-Consumer eCommerce Brand in the Home Safes Vertical. For 15 years, this business has been a...
Asking Price: $ 3,100,000
Cash Flow: $ 774,782
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Online ANSI-Approved Certifying Body in the Agriculture Space | B2B Sales | $2,000 Average Ticket Value
The target is a B2B-Centric, Online ANSI-Approved Certifying Body offering Certificate Management in the Agriculture Space, focused primarily on personalized...
Asking Price: $ 525,000
Cash Flow: $ 146,674
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18 Year, Multi-Channel eCommerce Brand in Home Furnishings & Decor – 100% Drop Ship (No inventory to manage)
Website Closers presents a stylish and successful eCommerce opportunity with over 18 years of experience in the Home Décor and...
Asking Price: $ 1,550,000
Cash Flow: $ 345,850
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50 Year Brand in the Custom Jewelry Space with 40% YOY Profits – All eCommerce Sales – Multi-Channel Sales Funnel
Website Closers® presents a company that was Founded more than 50 Years Ago. This industry-leading, organic growth Jewelry and Gifts...
Asking Price: $ 1,395,000
Cash Flow: $ 338,050
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5 Year Handmade Baby Brand in the Bibs, Bows, Collars and Pacifier Clip Space – 129,000 Instagram Followers – 290 SKUs
Website Closers® presents a heartwarming venture, this 5-year established baby brand sells fashionable bibs, bows, collars, and pacifier clips that...
Asking Price: $ 165,000
Cash Flow: $ 50,486
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Online Lead Generation Company – Focused on the B2B Financial Advisors Sector – Appointment Scheduling, LinkedIn Optimization, Investing Pursuit and Recruiting
Website Closers® presents an innovative Lead Generation Service that focuses on the Financial Advising Sector to generate revenue across multiple...
Asking Price: $ 295,000
Cash Flow: $ 125,743
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14 Year Digital Marketing Agency with Annual Contracts and a Focus on Web Design, Development, SEM & SMO
Website Closers® presents a 14-year established Digital Marketing Agency with a focus on Website Design & Development, Marketing Strategy Creation...
Asking Price: $ 600,000
Cash Flow: $ 143,535
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eCommerce Retailer in the Premium Home & Office Furnishings Sector – Strong YOY Sales – 20% Repeat Order Rate – 100% Drop Ship
Website Closers® presents a top-shelf acquisition in the home furnishings industry with an impressive track record and ample room to...
Asking Price: $ 5,600,000
Cash Flow: $ 1,317,609
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