Strategic Partnership and Investment with

Design Trade Service is one of our technology clients, and we are excited about their recently announced strategic partnership and investment from ATG Stores, a wholly-owned affiliate of Lowe’s Corporation. Press release below., Design Trade Service Form Exclusive Partnership Supporting Independent Interior Designers

Online home furnishings retailer and trade-only e-commerce website Design Trade Service form an exclusive partnership focused on providing better sales, service and selection to interior designers.

Kirkland, Wash (PRWEB) November 14, 2016 -- Online luxury furnishings retailer and trade- only e-commerce website Design Trade Service are now exclusive partners in a shared mission to provide premium sales, service and product selection to independent interior designers.

The new partnership adds greater selection to the current Design Trade Service offering and also provides its clients with an exclusive discount on nearly one million products.

“We’re very excited to partner with Design Trade Service,” said president Michelle Newbery. “We want to help more interior designers take their projects from concept to completion, and we hope their clients enjoy all that we have to offer.”

Design Trade Service trade professionals will also have access to Pro Services, which offers award-winning U.S.-based customer care and account management for the company’s commercial sales clients. Pro Services clients will also have access to Design Trade Service member benefits.

Pro Services has spurred significant growth in commercial sales, and the new partnership is a key to future market opportunity.

“We’re looking forward to working with Design Trade Service to provide their clients with elite service and a wider selection for their interior design projects,” said Anthony Paterno, Pro Services director. “We like working with people one on one so we better understand their needs, and we think interior designers could especially benefit from that level of service.”

“We’re thrilled to be aligned with such a great strategic partner,” said Kitric Kerns, president of Design Trade Service. “We’re always looking for ways to improve and expand our services, all with the goal of helping interior designers, and we believe they will immediately see the benefit of this new partnership.”

Design Trade Service is an “exclusive to the trade” e-commerce business that provides interior designers with the products and services they need at competitive prices by leveraging partnerships like the one now established with

“This is an opportunity for us to expand our presence in the North American interior design community, which is important to us as we evolve our brand,” Newbery said. “We want interior designers and other trade professionals to know how much value and product knowledge we can deliver in the space.”, a Lowe's company since 2011, takes projects from concept to completion by offering every customer high-touch customer care, a curated selection of high-quality home furnishings, interior design services and professional installation for a seamless shopping experience. The company features more than one million products in a host of different categories, from lighting and furniture to hardware and decor. To learn

more, visit or email questions to press(at)atgstores(dot)com.

Design Trade Service is an e-commerce website for professional interior designers to source home furnishing products from industry leading manufacturers at a better than typical to-the-trade pricing. From a single purchase to a complex multiple manufacturer order, - with only one account and one point of contact - handles all fulfillment issues start to finish, reducing time and cost for both the interior designer and the manufacturer. To learn more, visit