RealTime IT News Goes Domestic with Tuesday added home furnishings to its product lineup, taking an 18 percent stake in domestic site

With the agreement, will pay (AMZN) $145 million over five years in exchange for being the exclusive domestic store -- providing furniture, bedding and other related home categories for the giant e-tailer. will acquire an 18 percent stake in the company, with warrants for another 9 percent upon the transaction's closing. The firm will also have a seat on the board of directors., who inked the deal just a day after taking a 5 percent stake in (ADBL) , said it believes the move will result in greater shopping convenience and selection for customers.

"This means that will be the leading provider of home living products -- a $180 billion market -- on a valuable piece of e-tail real estate. Further, it puts on a fast track our plans to rapidly broaden our e-tailing offerings," said Shaun Holliday, chief executive officer of

The deal with is latest installment in a series of investments made by the behemoth. Last week, boosted its stake in (DSCM) , raising its stake to almost 28 percent with the $30 million investment. The e-tailer also took a 5 percent stake in online car retailer