Outdoor Living Supply (OLS), a distribution platform for outdoor living products with a focus on hardscapes, acquired Back Yard Living (BYL), an independent distributor of decorative hardscape, paving stones, fireplaces, outdoor appliances and outdoor lighting. The acquisition extends the OLS platform further into the Northeast, and provides additional expertise in the outdoor living products industry.
Based in Abington, Mass., Back Yard Living was founded in 2005 by brothers, Peter and Paul Fiore, to accommodate the discerning needs of homeowners, builders, landscape architects and contractors. From the beginning, the Fiore brothers understood the role displays play in fueling their customers’ imagination and driving sales. As a result, BYL boasts one of the most elaborate outdoor showrooms in the Northeast. Their display includes 20,000 square feet of fountains, fireplaces and footpaths, steps, statues and stones, pergolas, ponds, and pavers, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens and outdoor furniture, outdoor lighting, and speakers.
“I am thrilled to welcome the dedicated team at Back Yard Living to OLS. This new partnership expands our footprint into Massachusetts while also strengthening our outdoor appliance and accessories product categories and growth platforms,” said Brian Price, CEO of OLS. “The BYL expansive outdoor living showroom is a great example of their market-leading approach, effectively combining and bringing to life products via multiple inspiring backyard vignettes.”
Peter and Paul Fiore, owners of Back Yard Living, added, “We believe in empowering our customers’ purchasing decisions by allowing them to see, feel, and experience product through our life-size hardscape project displays. We chose to partner with OLS as they share our passion for outdoor living and our commitment to creating an innovative and exceptional customer experience. We are confident this partnership will provide our employees, suppliers, and loyal customers with great opportunities and benefits.”