Alliance Data Signs New Credit Services Agreement With Houzz, The Leading Platform For Home Renovation And Design
PLANO, Texas, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and business card programs, has signed a new long-term agreement to provide private label, and co-brand credit card services for Houzz Inc., the world's leading platform for home remodeling and design. Alliance Data will provide both private label and co-brand credit card services for Houzz consumers. Additionally, Alliance Data has been selected to provide business credit card services for home professionals on Houzz.
Houzz provides the only end-to-end solution for people renovating or designing their homes where they can get design inspiration, find and hire home professionals and shop for products and materials to complete their projects. Over 2.3 million home professionals in more than 65 categories, including designers, architects, contractors and more, use Houzz to showcase their work, build their brands and reach new clients.
"We are excited to partner with Alliance Data, given their deep expertise in our industry and in building innovative payment options," said Alon Cohen, Houzz president and cofounder. "With the addition of Alliance Data's credit card services, we are making it easier for Houzz users to finance purchases and services for their homes. The Houzz community will be able to seamlessly unlock financing options while they're getting inspired, buying products, finding and collaborating with the perfect architect, designer or contractor."
With Alliance Data's offerings, Houzz will be able to enhance their end-to-end solution by offering credit at key decision-making points throughout the customer journey. Alliance Data will deliver a loyalty-driven credit card program for the Houzz community of 40 million homeowners, home design enthusiasts, and home improvement professionals that will seamlessly integrate into their best-in-class user experience.
"Houzz has built an exceptional online platform with today's consumer in mind and we are pleased to partner with a leader in the space, expanding our presence in the growing home goods and services category," said Melisa Miller, president of Alliance Data's card services business. "Houzz delivers the best possible shopping experience for home design and renovations – from picking out a new nightstand to a complete kitchen remodel. We look forward to partnering with Houzz to provide a suite of branded marketing and credit programs to help extend and strengthen brand loyalty and sales."
About Alliance Data's card services business
Using the industry's most comprehensive and predictive data set, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching capabilities, Alliance Data's card services business has been helping partners increase sales and provide greater value to their cardmembers since 1986. We are proud to be part of the Alliance Data enterprise (NYSE: ADS), an S&P 500, FORTUNE 500 and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For company headquartered in Plano, Texas. To learn more, visit KnowMoreSellMore.com, follow us on Twitter @Know_SellMore, and connect with us on LinkedIn at Alliance Data card services.
About Alliance Data
Alliance Data's card services business is a provider of market-leading private label, co-brand, and business credit card programs. Epsilon® is a leading provider of multichannel, data-driven technologies and marketing services, and also includes Conversant®, a leader in personalized digital marketing. LoyaltyOne® owns and operates the AIR MILES® Reward Program, Canada's most recognized loyalty program, and Netherlands-based BrandLoyalty, a global provider of tailor-made loyalty programs for grocers.
View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/alliance-data-signs-new-credit-services-agreement-with-houzz-the-leading-platform-for-home-renovation-and-design-300803770.html
SOURCE Alliance Data Systems Corporation