Prestige Preservation® Licenses Tokyo Wholesale

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Entire Japanese geography included in agreement.

This agreement is a win-win

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Prestige Preservation LLC, a worldwide purveyor of licensed products and processes for cleaning and preserving bridal gowns and memorabilia, is announcing a multi-year agreement with Tokyo Wholesale, a division of Hokuyosha Company, LTD, Tokyo, Japan. Hokuyosha Company, through Tokyo Wholesale, has more than 30 years experience in developing and refining technologies for dry cleaning companies worldwide. Its 2006 sales totaled nearly $50 million in U.S. dollars. The licensing agreement gives Tokyo Wholesale the exclusive rights to use and market Prestige Preservation in the entire Japanese national marketplace.

“This agreement is a win-win,” says Karen Maxwell, General Manager, Prestige Preservation. “We believe Tokyo Wholesale is well-positioned for growth in bridal garment and formal wear cleaning and preservation using Prestige Preservation products and many of our recommended processes.”

Ken Muto, Ken Muto International of Toronto, Canada, the managing representative for Tokyo Wholesale, agrees. “A huge number of Japanese brides want their western wedding attire to be preserved. And, Japan’s many competitive ballroom dancers like to preserve their costumes for later generations to enjoy.” Muto was instrumental in helping to negotiate the agreement with Prestige Preservation after holding meetings with the Chairman of Hokuyosha Company, Mr. Tsuchida, and the principals of Prestige Preservation, including Jim Douglas, a founder of GreenEarth™ Solutions and other dry cleaning technologies.

Prestige Preservation LLC, with headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, operates worldwide through licensed affiliates. Prestige Preservation’s specialized cleaning formulations and training methodologies ensure repeatable results for each licensee to clean and preserve textile memorabilia including bridal gowns, formal wear, school and military uniforms and infant christening gowns. Prestige Preservation is endorsed by


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