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Design firm Pixel Union acquires WordPress theme/plugin-maker Themezilla

It was just announced that Design agency Pixel Union has acquired WordPress theme/plugin-maker Themezilla. Pixel Union will reportedly suppor tthe existing theme catalogue, and make new themes under the Themezilla name.

From the press release: “For years, Themezilla has been one of the most respected names on arguably the web’s most important platform,” said Ben Moore, CEO of Pixel Union. “WordPress powers nearly 40 percent of the total internet, with over 40,000 of those sites running on Themezilla themes. We’re excited to bring our theme credentials and ecommerce expertise to Themezilla’s world-class catalogue, and build on its legacy of WordPress design innovation.”

The first new Themezilla theme will be announced in the coming weeks, according to the release.

The terms of the sale were not disclosed.