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Google Acquires BufferBox For $17M

Google Acquires BufferBox For $17M

Posted on 11 Dec 2012 at 11:50am

Online search giant Google has acquired storage firm BufferBox for a reported sum of $17 million, providing a major thrust to its e-commerce plans, TechCrunch has reported.

BufferBox is a Canadian start-up that offers temporary storage lockers for customers to receive shopping purchases when they are not able to receive the parcel delivery in person. Confirming the acquisition in a blog post, BufferBox stated: “As online shopping becomes a bigger part of how you buy products, we look forward to playing a part in bringing that experience to the next level….