TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: GTZ.S
TORONTO, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - Gatorz Inc. (TSXV:GTZ.S), is pleased to announce
that it has signed a listing agreement for Gatorz sunglasses, starting with
the Wraptor model, with American Airlines on selected routes for retail sales.
This announcement, coupled with the previous announcement of a listing
agreement with Delta Airlines on August 7, 2007, expands Gatorz presence and
brand in the travel retail sector. Gatorz is now listed with two of the
world's major airlines, duty free stores across Canada, and airports.
American Airlines reviewed major sunglass brands and chose Gatorz and one
other brand to list in their in-flight magazine starting in November. The
opening purchase order has been confirmed with follow-on orders to come.
Delta's orders start in October.
Kerry Lynch, CEO of Gatorz, stated "We are pleased to announce this
listing agreement with American Airlines which coupled with Delta Airlines,
increases Gatorz presence and brand in the very high profile international
sales channel." Kerry, added, "This is a great example of developing the
travel retail market by working closely with our distributor, Encore
"Endurance, performance, styling and quality are the hallmarks of Gatorz
precision tuned sunglasses", says Caroline Baile, president of Encore
International. "The Wraptor style, in black frame with grey lenses, was chosen
by both airlines and is the perfect complement for the avid sports enthusiast
and business traveler alike. Its styling, quality and price point make it
enticing for gift giving and personal use".
About American Airlines
American Airlines, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is the world's
largest airline. Through its subsidiaries, American Eagle and the
AmericanConnection(R) airlines, American Airlines serve 250 cities in over 40
countries with more than 4,000 daily flights.
About Gatorz (www.gatorz.com)
Gatorz Inc. has its head office located just outside of San Diego,
carries on the business of designing, manufacturing, distributing and
marketing aircraft brushed billet aluminum and plastic action performance
eyewear, including sunglasses and accessories targeted to the travel
retailers, auto racing, motorcycle, motocross, sky diving and other sports
fans and enthusiasts.
Gatorz eyewear products are distributed through approximately five
hundred independent retail stores in the United States and internationally
through agents in Australia, Austria, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia,
Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., and North
and South American duty free stores.
Gatorz eyewear products are marketed through traditional advertising
channels as well as certain contractual endorsements by celebrity athletes
including Marco and Michael Andretti, Kurt Busch, Sam Hornish Jr., and Alex
Tagliani. In addition, Gatorz sponsors about eighteen amateur drivers at
various levels of competition.
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statements. This information is based on current expectations that are subject
to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual
results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking
statements. Gatorz Inc. assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking
statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from
those reflected in the forward looking-statements unless and until required by
securities laws applicable to Gatorz Inc.
For further information:
For further information: Scott Samuel, Chairman, Gatorz Inc., T: (905)
415-5999 ext 22, F: (905) 513-0826, firstname.lastname@example.org