Delivers on Price, Quality and Range of Imagery
Jacksonville, FL., May 5, 2005. SuperStock, Inc., a subsidiary of a21, Inc. ("a21") (OTCBB: ATWO), a leading image provider to advertisers, graphic designers, and publishers, today unveiled the new "Purestock" royalty-free brand. The Purestock royalty-free brand is designed to provide the professional creative community with quality images at the highest resolutions and with competitive pricing. Purestock's first ten CD titles cover a wide range of categories including lifestyle, business, education and sports.
These exciting new CD titles provide the customer with 200 images each at 35MB high-resolution and 80MB super high-resolution for a price of $299 per CD. Single images will also be available for licensing at four different resolutions. a21 believes that the "Purestock" brand will provide its customers with a wide range of high quality images at pricing, sizes and resolutions to meet nearly all of its customer's requirements.
"Purestock offers high quality and a variety of imagery at a price point which we believe is not available anywhere else in the industry," said Thomas V. Butta, CEO of SuperStock and Vice Chairman and President of a21. "Purestock offers the creative community a real alternative in royalty-free brands. With 20 new titles scheduled for launch in September and a full schedule of content creation, we believe this is only the beginning for Purestock."
The launch is supported by a comprehensive marketing campaign including direct mail, on-line incentive promotions and email campaigns. Haim Ariav, President and Chief Creative Officer of SuperStock, said "We're excited about the launch and are confident that customers worldwide will recognize the quality and value of Purestock."
The Purestock collection is scheduled to be launched internationally in more than 100 countries in June. The second set of 20 titles is scheduled to be available in September 2005, followed by a full schedule of additional series beginning in January 2006. Purestock will operate as both an independent brand and as part of SuperStock's range of royalty-free offerings.
a21 (http://www.a21group.com) is a leading digital content marketplace for the professional creative community. Through SuperStock (http://www.superstock.com), a21 delivers high quality images and exceptional customer service. Together a21 and SuperStock provide a whole new level of image access to the best photographers, artists, photography agencies and customers in the business, offering a valuable and viable choice in the stock image industry.