MILWAUKEE, June 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ARI Network Services (OTCBB:ARIS), a leading provider of website, software and data solutions that help dealers, distributors, and manufacturers Sell More Stuff!™, announced today that Global Garden Products (GGP) will provide their complete line of lawn and garden catalogs for display in ARI's PartSmartWeb™, PartStream™ and PartSmart® eCatalog solutions. GGP, based in Castelfranco Veneto, Treviso, Italy, is a leading manufacturer of lawn and garden products, including lawn mowers, chainsaws, trimmers, brushcutters and mowers, in Europe. With fully-owned commercial subsidiaries and representatives in most of the major European markets, GGP products are sold worldwide. Like many international manufacturers, GGP wanted a solution that would help their dealers and distributors increase online and in-store sales. PartSmartWeb, ARI's B2B website solution will allow GGP distributors to enable their dealers to look up and order parts online. PartStream, ARI's B2C electronic parts lookup solution for integration with existing websites and shopping carts, will enable visitors to a dealer's website to look up and buy parts online, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, dealers and distributors with limited or no Internet access, will be able to use PartSmart, ARI's desktop-based parts lookup solution, for on-demand access to up-to-date parts and pricing information at the parts and service counter. "International customers require proven solutions designed to support the diversity of their products, markets and operations," said Campion Jaques, Director of Content Services for ARI. "GGP needed to deliver up-to-date parts and service content and pricing to its distributors, dealers, and consumers in more than 100 countries. ARI's localized eCatalog solutions do that exceptionally well." Jaques continued, "We are pleased to welcome GGP, its dealers and distributors to the growing number of international customers using ARI products and services to increase productivity and sales. As a worldwide leader in publishing, supporting and distributing value-added content for use by manufacturers, distributors and dealers, we're confident that ARI's eCatalog solutions with help GGP's network of dealers and distributors Sell More Stuff!™ online and in-store."
About Global Garden Products (GGP)GGP is a leading manufacturer of lawn mowers and a wide range of powered garden equipment with 1,100 employees and annual sales of more than EUR 430 million. GGP has more than 75 years of market experience producing well-known consumer brands, Stiga, Alpina, Mountfield, Atco and Castelgarden, and is a first choice partner for the OEM and Private Label industry. For more information on GGP, please visit www.ggp-group.com. About ARI ARI Network Services, Inc. ("ARI") (OTCBB:ARIS) creates award-winning software-as-a-service ("SaaS") and data-as-a-service ("DaaS") solutions that help equipment manufacturers, distributors and dealers in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff!™ – online and in-store. Our innovative products are powered by a proprietary library of enriched original equipment and aftermarket content that spans more than 10.5 million active part and accessory SKUs, 469,000 models and $1.7 billion in retail product value. We remove the complexity of selling and servicing new and used inventory, parts, garments, and accessories ("PG&A") for customers in automotive tire and wheel, powersports, outdoor power equipment, marine, RV and white goods industries. More than 22,000 equipment dealers, 195 distributors and 140 manufacturers worldwide leverage our web and eCatalog platforms to Sell More Stuff!™. For more information on ARI, visit www.investor.arinet.com. Additional Information
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