1/27/2006 Boston, MA|
F.W. Webb Company today announced a partnership agreement with HomePortfolio, a leading consumer Internet company that offers the largest database of premium home design products in the industry. Under the agreement, HomePortfolio will market F.W. Webb's 17 showrooms at its flagship homeportfolio.com Web site. F.W. Webb will also use HomePortfolio's unique technology to power product search on their 17 Frank Webb Bath Center Showroom Web sites.
HomePortfolio's comprehensive home design database and StyleTagTM technology make it easy for consumers, architects, and interior designers to find the right products for their new homes, additions, and renovation projects. They can search for products at homeportfolio.com using product specifications such as "gooseneck," "copper," "contemporary," or "traditional." This powerful technology now powers the Web sites for F.W. Webb's 17 showroom sites, as well.
"F.W. Webb Company wants to make sure that individuals coming to our sites have a great user experience, and working with HomePortfolio provides us with that assurance", said John Provencal, Vice President of F.W. Webb Co.
"Searching is all about finding the products you want quickly, and identifying the nearest showrooms where you can touch and feel them," says Pete Steiner, VP of Sales at HomePortfolio. "We're delighted to be expanding our partnership with F.W. Webb."
About Frank Webb F. W. Webb Company, and Frank Webb's Bath Centers make up the Northeast's largest plumbing supply company, founded 100 years ago. They focus on showcasing the finest in plumbing products directly to the public and the trade.
About HomePortfolio HomePortfolio (http://www.homeportfolio.com) is an Internet company that helps consumers, architects, and interior designers find and choose products and local service providers for their new homes, additions, or renovation projects. The company has created the largest database of premium home design products on the Web, showcasing 700,000 products from 1,700 of the best manufacturer brands in the industry. Local showrooms use HomePortfolio to drive foot traffic to their local showrooms. Many of them also choose HomePortfolio-powered Web sites.
Contact: Todd McDonagh