EZ PRINTS ANNOUNCES 300th STRATEGIC PARTNER, MOTOPHOTO AND REPORTS POSITIVE NET INCOME

EZ Prints today announced that it had reached profitability, and signed its 300th strategic partner, MotoPhoto.

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ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 4, 2003 -

– EZ Prints announced today that it has reached two significant milestones in signing its 300th strategic partner, MOTO Franchise Corporation, the franchisor for the MotoPhoto® System, and achieving profitability on a net income basis in July of 2003. “Our business has never been stronger. EZ Prints has steadily grown to profitability from a single server and a single partner in 1999 to managing millions of images across a sophisticated infrastructure for 300 partners,” said Jamie Bardin, CEO and President of EZ Prints. “Our growth speaks not just to the dedication of our team and investors but, more importantly, to the strong future and call for digital image fulfillment. We are very excited to have the MotoPhoto System as our 300th partner. Harry Loyle and his team have secured MotoPhoto’s position as a leader in the specialty retail photo space, and we look forward to being part of MotoPhoto’s continued growth and expansion.”

“EZ Prints is precisely the type of company that MotoPhoto likes to partner with,” stated Harry Loyle, President & CEO of MOTO Franchise Corporation. “They are capable of providing the level of service and support that our franchise system requires to continue its growth and expansion in digital imaging. EZ Print’s expertise and enabling infrastructure will nicely complement MotoPhoto’s existing in store specialty retail channel. Through their private label internet based solution and as a provider of quality prints and gift items, EZ Prints will be part of MotoPhoto’s in store and online digital consumer offerings. They will also assist in the development of future digital solutions that MotoPhoto customers are sure to demand.”

About EZ Prints

Atlanta-based EZ Prints Inc. is a leading provider of private-label digital image fulfillment solutions. Through a network of 300 partners and growing, the company offers a variety of products and services that can be delivered in a branded, co-branded, or private label fashion. Products include photographic prints up to 20” x 30” on three surfaces, prints for professional applications, panoramic prints, greeting cards, calendars, and a wide selection of personal creations.

For more information on becoming part of the EZ Prints Partner Network, visit http://www.ezprints.com.

EZ Prints strategic partners include Webshots, Yahoo! (NasdaqNM:YHOO), Microsoft MSN (NasdaqNM:MSFT), NikonNet, Express Digital - Photoreflect, and The New York Times (NYSE:NYT) among others. EZ Prints investors include Pennsylvania Early Stage Partners, The Cairnwood Group, Starlight Digital Technologies, The Momentum Fund, The LORE Group, individual private investors, and management. For more information, visit http://www.ezprints.com.

About MotoPhoto®

MotoPhoto is an upscale specialty retailer in the growing photo developing and portrait business. MotoPhoto® stores feature on-site processing, portrait studios, select merchandise, and offer state-of-the-art digital technology, including digital printing and writing images to CDs. MotoPhoto is North America’s largest franchise system of one-hour photo processing with over 250 locations in the U.S. and Canada. For more information on MotoPhoto, visit http://www.motophoto.com.

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Media Contacts:

Jamie Bardin, President & CEO

EZ Prints, Inc.

1890 Beaver Ridge Circle Suite A

Norcross, GA 30071

678.405.5500 – Main

678.405.5501 – Fax

press@ezprints.com


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