Angie's List Announces Exclusive Relationship with Shaw Industries

INDIANAPOLIS – Angie’s List (Nasdaq: ANGI) today announced an exclusive relationship with Shaw Industries, the world’s largest carpet manufacturer, that will provide Angie’s List members with exclusive product offers from Shaw.  

“We continue to seek out relationships with the very best manufacturers in the home improvement industry as a way to deliver increased value to our members,” said Pat Brady, president of Marketplace for Angie’s List.  “Shaw is a world leader in flooring, and we are proud to be able to offer Shaw products exclusively to our members.”

Brady added that the agreement with Shaw comes on the heels of a similar agreement Angie’s List announced last month with Benjamin Moore & Company.  Both Shaw and Benjamin Moore are Berkshire Hathaway companies.

Under the agreement, Shaw will provide discounts to service providers on Angie’s List who buy Shaw flooring for installation to Angie’s List members.  In addition, members will be able to purchase pre-packaged offers from Angie’s List’s online marketplace that include Shaw flooring and installation.

“This is the perfect opportunity to partner with the home improvement industry’s most trusted source of local reviews and recommendations,” said Trey Thames, Shaw Floors’ vice president of product and marketing.  “Angie’s List recognized what information homeowners appreciate most and set a new standard of service in today’s digital marketplace.   We could not be more pleased to connect Angie’s List members to premium Shaw Floors and our network of authorized retailers.”  

The Shaw Flooring Network is composed of top independent retailers across the United States and Canada who have chosen to align their business with Shaw Floors.

“At Shaw, we’re committed to providing the independent flooring retailers of the Shaw Flooring Network the industry’s best products, merchandising, and marketing services,” explained Aaron John, director of the Shaw Flooring Network.  “This exclusive partnership with Angie’s List delivers on that commitment by promoting our retailers in communities across North America and providing them visibility to more than three million discerning households.  We are proud to connect Shaw Floors and our Shaw Flooring Network retailers with the Angie’s List team and their highly valued members.”

About Angie’s List
Angie's List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals. 

About Shaw Industries
The world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floorcovering provider, Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a vertically integrated manufacturer that supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile and stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide.  A wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, with more than $4.8 billion (USD) in annual sales and 23,000 associates, Shaw is headquartered in Dalton, GA, with salespeople and/or offices located throughout the U.S., as well as Australia, Canada, China, India, Mexico, Singapore and the United Kingdom.  For more information, visit http://shawfloors.com/about-shaw.


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