ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 4, 2003 -
Â EZ Prints announced today that it has reached two significant milestones in signing its 300th strategic partner, MOTO Franchise Corporation, the franchisor for the MotoPhotoÂ® System, and achieving profitability on a net income basis in July of 2003. ÂOur 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,Â said Jamie Bardin, CEO and President of EZ Prints. ÂOur 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 MotoPhotoÂs position as a leader in the specialty retail photo space, and we look forward to being part of MotoPhotoÂs continued growth and expansion.Â
ÂEZ Prints is precisely the type of company that MotoPhoto likes to partner with,Â stated Harry Loyle, President & CEO of MOTO Franchise Corporation. ÂThey 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 PrintÂs expertise and enabling infrastructure will nicely complement MotoPhotoÂs 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 MotoPhotoÂs 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.Â
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 20Â x 30Â 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.
MotoPhoto is an upscale specialty retailer in the growing photo developing and portrait business. MotoPhotoÂ® 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 AmericaÂs 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.
Jamie Bardin, President & CEO
EZ Prints, Inc.
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