The Leeds-based SHIFT Marketplace, headed up by Steven Berke and Tom Bagnall, has been working with Dragons’ Den investor Touker Suleyman over the past six months to drive marketplace place success for a range of his brands, including Tru Tension.

The ongoing relationship sees the marketplace experts work strategically across Suleyman’s personal and Dragons’ Den brand investments, launching them on Amazon globally.

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SHIFT Marketplace, which was formed in 2019, has built a reputation for working with daring, disruptive and ambitious brands. It specialises in unlocking significant potential for its partners through a combination of extensive strategic and commercial experience, insider knowledge, a highly creative approach and expert paid media strategies. 

Touker Suleyman comments:

“As the world’s biggest online marketplace, it’s critical I tap into the power of Amazon to grow my brands. With second-to-none trading nous and proven commercial acumen, SHIFT Marketplace is a partner I trust to help me achieve this. The work we have done together so far has demonstrated they are experts in their field, and I’m looking forward to a long and fruitful partnership.” 

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Steve Berke, Managing Director at SHIFT Marketplace, added:

“We are absolutely delighted to be working with Touker. We are in awe of his business acumen and knack for spotting winning brands. He knows retail inside out, and we’re honoured to play a part in his success story – now and in the future.” 

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