January 6, 2012

@Walmart Labs Purchases Mobile Agency Small Society

We are happy to announce the completion of the acquisition of Portland based Small Society by @WalmartLabs, here is the official statement from @WalmartLabs:
Small Society, a full service agency that delivers mobile strategy and product development services for mobile applications, has been acquired by @WalmartLabs, a part of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.  Based in Portland, Oregon, Small Society has significant expertise in mobile app design that integrates consumer insights, business objectives, and market analyses into cohesive mobile app strategies for the iOS(TM), Android(TM), and other platforms.  Founded in 2009, the company has built mobile apps for some of the world’s largest brands.  MergerTech acted as advisor to Small Society.  Details of the transaction were not announced
To learn more about the transaction, below are links to media articles about the acquisition:
Silicon Florist: Quintessential Portland iOS shop Small Society acquired by Walmart Labs
TechCrunch: @WalmartLabs Acquires Mobile Agency Small Society

Financial Times: Walmart acquires app maker