Wayfair.com Partners with Staples to Power e-Marketplace Online Furnishings Retailer to Expand Selection for Staples Business Customers
BOSTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayfair.com, the largest online retailer of home furnishings and decor, today announced a partnership with Staples, the world's second largest online retailer, to offer Staples.com shoppers an expanded selection of products across multiple categories including furniture, decor and housewares. As Staples focuses on providing every product businesses need to succeed, this partnership will dramatically extend the selection for small and medium sized businesses into new categories including outdoor furniture, exercise equipment and kitchenware.
"We're rapidly expanding the product assortment on Staples.com, making it easier for business to find everything they need in one place," said Faisal Masud, executive vice president, global e-commerce, Staples. "Wayfair.com's offering builds on our selection and brings completely new categories to our online shopping experience."
Hundreds of Wayfair.com products will now be available on Staples.com. The two companies plan to feature more than 50,000 products in the Staples e-marketplace by early 2014. Future assortment growth will focus on building selection in categories such as furnishings, decor, housewares, lighting and home improvement, and an extended selection of office furniture and supplies.
"We are thrilled to join forces with Staples on their new marketplace as they build an even more comprehensive offering to meet the evolving needs of their customers," said Brad Johnson, vice president of partner sales and operations. "Drawing from a selection of 7 million products from 12,000 brands across a vast spectrum of home furnishings, this marketplace partnership will bring an entirely new level of selection to Staples' business customers and offer Wayfair.com a new channel for reaching shoppers."
In addition to being the first partner in the Staples marketplace, Wayfair.com launched a partnership with Staples office products subsidiary Quill.com last summer.
Wayfair.com offers a zillion things home – the largest selection of home furnishings and decor across all styles and price points. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 12,000 brands, Wayfair.com helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Our unparalleled selection and superior customer service coupled with the convenience of online shopping, makes it easier than ever before to find exactly what you want for your home. Other e-commerce sites within the Wayfair.com brand portfolio include AllModern.com, the leading destination for original modern design, Joss & Main, the fastest growing private sale site for the home, and DwellStudio, a lifestyle retailer known for groundbreaking design and impeccable quality in modern home furnishings.
Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Wayfair.com employs more than 1,300 people in its eight global locations of Boston, New York, Ogden, Utah, Hebron, Kentucky, Galway, Ireland, London, Berlin and Sydney. The company was recently named one of America's Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine.
For more information, please visit www.wayfair.com.