Wahanda acquires app developer Lemon Labs

Beauty bookings website Wahanda has expanded its operations with the acquisition of Lithuanian app developer Lemon Labs. 

The acquisition, which went through this week, is part of the UK-based company’s plans to expand across Europe. Wahanda aims to enter six new European markets in the next six months.  

Wahanda also bought German beauty bookings site Salonmeister at the end of 2014, after securing $26milllion (£17m) in funding, 

The acquisition of Lemon Labs is a step in Wahanda’s move towards becoming a primarily mobile-based service. 

Lopo Champalimaud, chief executive and founder of Wahanda, said: “The future of Wahanda is in mobile and we have been working with the Lemon Labs team for the past six months in building our consumer and business apps.”