Amazon Seller Sets Out to Launch Own Site

Florida-based e-commerce website encourages users to sign up before their March launch.

Winter Park, FL, February 22, 2015 --( Portlight LLC, an emerging online retailer, announced that it would be launching its first e-commerce website,, on March 1st, 2015. According to the company’s teaser site, Portlight will redefine the online shopping experience by allowing its users to socially shop. The company, which prides itself on its outstanding customer care and entrepreneurial approach to business, is offering users an exclusive opportunity to sign up for the website a month prior to the launch. Users who sign up in the month of February will receive a 20% off coupon code.

“The launch of is going to allow the company to wholeheartedly commit to achieving our mission of redefining the online shopping experience for suppliers and consumers,” Connor Gillivan, co-founder and CEO of Portlight remarks.

Portlight plans to also create original content aimed at guiding consumer purchases. For the past 5 years Portlight has grown its presence on the Amazon marketplace, maintaining high customer feedback ratings and reviews. Additionally, Portlight maintains an extensive network of suppliers, offering consumers a large assortment of home products.

“The launch of our website has been a long term plan for the company since our dorm room days,” Gillivan continues, “We learned a tremendous amount from selling on the Amazon Marketplace for the past 5 years and we are ever ready to take that knowledge and pour it into a new online shopping experience for our customers across the United States.”

Portlight LLC was founded at Quinnipiac University in 2010 by Nathan Hirsch, Connor Gillivan, and Zachary Schwartz. In 2012, the company relocated to Winter Park where operations are currently carried out.

About Portlight LLC
Founded in 2010, Portlight LLC has been a top third-party merchant on the Amazon marketplace. In 2014, Portlight generated over $6 million in annual revenue and the company is on track to increase their revenue to $10 million by the end of 2015. In addition to launching a visually appealing and functional website, Portlight plans to launch an innovative mobile application by the end of the fiscal year.
John Scholl
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