internet business models domains


e-commerce - In 2000 Chris Fiedland and David Boctor, started, then come
In 2007, the company was sold to Wolseley Int., the world’s largest trade distributor of plumbing and heating products.
In 2010 rebranded the company to and became the second largest online home improvement retailer.
", our B2C e-commerce business, continued to grow very strongly throughout the year" (Wolseley annual report 2015)
Group revenue: 13,300m pound sterling. B2C revenue: 5% of ongoing 2015 revenue.

 wolseley b2c 2015 revenue  - founded in 2004 by Ian Monk, the company started with a small website: selling mirrors online.
In 2010 Received funding from Dawn Capital and rebranded to

bathrooms history
In 2013 they started selling in Europe.

It is remarkable that strategic investors (final buyers) and capital partners insist on rebranding with strategic domains.

e-commerce + physical retail - Henk Smits started "Smit Tegel Nattursteen Projecten" as a ceramic tile and natural stone distributor in 1959.

tegels com showroom

His sons Marco and Roel, rebranded to


franchising - After many years of experience in kitchen furniture, in 2010 Ignazio Urrutia launched developing a franchise network.


e-commerce with partners - with over 1,000,000 listed products from more than 250 different online shops is one of the largest German specialized search engines in the fields of furniture, furnishing and living. moebel=möbel


website + physical retail

marble com store - All Granite and Marble Corp take advantage of and has been the leader in countertop fabrication for the last two decades.  It is easier to remenber


guides & magazines - It is a comprehensive consumer resource on kitchen design. - want to be a valuable research tool for consumers and shoppers. - want to be a valuable research tool for consumers and shoppers (Brazil).


Domain name forwarding: allows you to redirect multiple domain names to a single Web address.