SOURCE: BuildDirect

BuildDirect

June 20, 2016 09:30 ET

Leading Home Supply Brands Mohawk, Armstrong Flooring and Shaw Announce Availability on BuildDirect Home Marketplace

Home Marketplace Platform Grows 350% in First Three Months

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 20, 2016) - BuildDirect, a leading online marketplace for home improvement products, announced today the addition of major home supply brands to its online platform, Home Marketplace. Industry-leading suppliers Mohawk, Armstrong Flooring and Shaw are among the latest to join. Since launching in February, Home Marketplace has grown exponentially -- nearly quadrupling its product count.

"We are delighted to provide our customers access to brands that millions of homeowners know, love and trust," said BuildDirect co-founder, President and CEO, Jeff Booth. "We are committed to offering an unbeatable selection of products at the best value. The addition of these top suppliers is simply another step forward on our path to deliver on that promise for homeowners."

Home Marketplace is delivering value to suppliers by offering access to data not available through traditional channels. By leveraging BuildDirect's advanced analytics system, suppliers receive real-time information on their products that helps to predict future demand. Suppliers can then plug into BuildDirect's shipping and logistics network to move products into warehouses around the country to meet that demand in a smart and cost-effective way.

New suppliers and respective products now available on the BuildDirect Home Marketplace include:

  • Mohawk Home and Mohawk Industries: Mohawk is the world's largest flooring company with industry-leading innovation that has yielded products and technologies that differentiate their brands in the marketplace. Mohawk products available on Home Marketplace include a wide range of rugs such as the Strata line, as well as an assortment of hardwood and engineered hardwood flooring.
  • Armstrong Flooring: Armstrong Flooring is the global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative flooring solutions and is the #1 manufacturer of resilient and wood flooring products across North America. BuildDirect Marketplace offers nearly 450 SKUs of Armstrong Flooring solid, laminate and engineered hardwood flooring.
  • Shaw Industries: Shaw is a full-service flooring company with more than $4 billion in annual sales. The flooring company offers wood, laminate, LVT, and ceramic-tile flooring in the BuildDirect Home Marketplace.

Other suppliers that have joined Home Marketplace since February's launch include MS International (MSI), Swiss Krono (formerly Kronotex USA), Panama Jack, TK Classics, Kährs and Zuo Modern. These suppliers give homeowners access to thousands of sought after, elegantly-designed products at a fraction of retail cost.

To learn why so many of the world's best home supply brands are turning to BuildDirect's Home Marketplace, please visit www.builddirect.com.

About BuildDirect
BuildDirect is a leading online marketplace for home improvement products. The company has transformed how homeowners access and purchase home improvement products by building an online marketplace that offers a wide selection of products at the best value, direct-to-home shipping, free virtual design tools and best-in-class customer service. Suppliers are able to leverage the marketplace to showcase and sell their home improvement products directly to consumers, helping homeowners get a simple and more trusted online shopping experience.

BuildDirect is recognized for building the world's first supply chain for shipping heavy goods directly to homeowners' doorsteps.

BuildDirect is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, visit our website at BuildDirect.com or search our products online. Join us on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Suppliers and sellers can visit BuildDirect.com/seller to sign up.

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