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PRESS RELEASE

July 30th, 2007, Cherry Hill, NJ

Arett Sales Buys Lose Bros. of Kentucky
Arett Sales Corporation, a leading full service distributor of lawn and garden supplies headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ, announced today that it had signed an agreement to purchase certain of the assets of Lose Brothers, Inc. of Louisville, KY, a regional lawn and garden distributor that has served customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee since 1938. All of the Lose Brothers sales staff has been employed by Arett Sales and Mike and Robert Lose will serve in a consulting capacity.

Arett Sales distributes lawn and garden hard goods and outdoor living supplies to garden centers, hardware stores and home centers in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, DC, Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and Tennessee. Arett has over 500,000 square feet of warehouse space in two locations: Cherry Hill, NJ and Bristol, CT. Arett’s Import Division sources products overseas including proprietary products for the lawn and garden market under the Terra Verde label, for the Christmas market under the Christmas by Frosty label, and for the dollar store trade under various The Works labels. Other Arett divisions include Good Prod Sales, a horticultural tools and supplies division, serving professional landscapers; Greensmith Graphics, Arett’s in-house advertising department which produces circulars, signage and point of purchase marketing materials for retailers; and Arett Outsource, a third party warehousing division, which provides logistical solutions for retailers and manufacturers nationally.

Lindsey Chesbrough, President of Arett Sales, said, “We are extremely excited about this recent acquisition and the addition of the experienced Lose Brothers salespeople to the Arett Sales Team. This greatly improves our penetration into the Midwest markets and fits extremely well with our long term strategic plans for expansion westward.”

Arett Sales Corp. Headquarters 1152 Marlkress Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003-2381
856-751-1224 • 800-257-8220 • fax 856-751-0604 • mail@arett.com