Pixel Union Announces Acquisition of Themezilla

Industry: Ecommerce

Pixel Union, a leading design agency, today announced its acquisition of Themezilla, makers of some of the world's most popular and well-loved WordPress themes.

Victoria, Canada (PRUnderground) February 4th, 2016

Pixel Union, a leading design agency specializing in website templates and ecommerce solutions, today announced its acquisition of Themezilla, makers of some of the world’s most popular and well-loved WordPress themes and plugins.

As part of the agreement, Pixel Union will provide support for Themezilla’s highly regarded theme catalogue, which includes more than 25 premium WordPress themes, and will design and develop new WordPress themes under the Themezilla brand.

“For years, Themezilla has been one of the most respected names on arguably the web’s most important platform,” said Ben Moore, CEO of Pixel Union. “WordPress powers nearly 40 percent of the total internet, with over 40,000 of those sites running on Themezilla themes. We’re excited to bring our theme credentials and ecommerce expertise to Themezilla’s world-class catalogue, and build on its legacy of WordPress design innovation.”

Pixel Union, which currently offers themes for WordPress, Shopify, Bigcommerce, and Tumblr, will announce its first major project for Themezilla in the coming weeks. Over the past two years, the agency has turned its focus to ecommerce, helping thousands of businesses across the world successfully start and grow their online stores.

“We could not have found a better candidate to continue what we started,” said Orman Clark, founder of Themezilla. “Pixel Union’s team of designers and developers are renowned for their creativity, attention to detail, and top-notch customer support—Themezilla customers are in good hands. For me, it has been an absolute pleasure working on Themezilla, and I look forward to seeing what Pixel Union has in store for the brand.”

About Pixel Union Design

Pixel Union is a leading design agency known for its world-class themes and ecommerce solutions for platforms like WordPress, Shopify, Bigcommerce and Tumblr. Since 2009, Pixel Union’s themes have been used by millions of people and brands around the world, including The White House, Tesla, MoMA, the LA Lakers, the BBC, and more. In 2016, Pixel Union announced its acquisition of Themezilla, whose premium WordPress themes are used by over 40,000 photographers, designers, bloggers, agencies, and businesses. For more information, visit pixelunion.net and themezilla.com.

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