Vivere Press Release
Canadian company Vivere Ltd. is going to the outback by acquiring Tropicana Imports Pty. Ltd. of Australia
Guelph, ON, Canada (July 2019) Vivere Ltd., a Canadian corporation announced today that it is acquiring Tropicana Imports Pty Ltd., Australia’s #1 free standing hammock specialists. Vivere’s acquisition of Tropicana completes its global footprint and now gives them a presence in the southern part of the Pacific Rim.
“We are excited to welcome Vivere to the Australian market. Their product range and level of professionalism will give Australian customers more choice with excellent customer service”, said Richard Cassidy, the director and owner of Tropicana Imports. “We have known Vivere for many years and have collaborated with them on several hammock design patents. Their business acumen and company culture is a great fit for our team and we look forward to growing our relationship”.
“Tropicana’s network and vast experience in the outdoor market gives Vivere the opportunity to continue expanding its global footprint. We are excited to learn from Australians and continue to build a pipeline of innovative outdoor living products,” said Jason Stoter, Vivere’s President and founder.
Vivere Ltd. is currently in its 15th year of business selling hammocks, sun loungers, outdoor furniture and the Inferno grill into backyards and outdoor living spaces around the world. The company continues to grow and has appeared on the Profit 500 for 5 consecutive years as one of Canada's fastest growing companies.
Tropicana Imports is a wholesale company catering to retail business and interior designers. Since its founding in 1999, Tropicana has been a leading importer of hammocks and outdoor furniture. Many of their products have been designed in-house and have had a global impact. Their infamous universal hammock stand is now available in 50+ countries and continues to be a leader in the hammock category. Tropicana also works closely with artisans in the north of Brazil where many of their great hammocks are hand-made. Tropicana is located in Byron Bay, NSW, Australia.
Founded in 2004 with humble beginnings, Stoter’s first container of 5,000 hammocks from Brazil were stored in his home in downtown Guelph, ON, Canada. Vivere products are available through major retailer channels, both online and brick and mortar. Its mantra, Relax the World™, is being shared around the world with sales in 35+ countries. Their global headquarters are located in Guelph, ON, Canada with offices in North Carolina, USA; The Netherlands; Shanghai, China, and Japan.
For further information, contact Jason Stoter