Z. REISS & ASSOCIATES PURCHASE ASSETS & ENTER INTO CONTRACT TO BUY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FROM M. ROTHMAN & CO

ZReiss is Preferred Single Source Supplier for Camera, Electronics, & Hi-Tech Retailers Nationwide and a Leader in Electronics & Camera Distribution in New York Area and Nationwide

Ramsey, NJ, July 23, 2012 -- Electronics supplier Z. Reiss & Associates Inc. (ZReiss) www.zreiss.com announced today that its affiliate subsidiary, Z. Rothman Inc., has purchased assets of M. Rothman & Co. Inc. and has entered into an agreement to purchase intellectual property from M. Rothman & Co., Inc. Z. Rothman Inc. is now d/b/a The M. Rothman Group. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


For over 30 years, ZReiss has been the preferred single source supplier for hundreds of cameras, electronics, and hi-tech retailers nationwide and is recognized as a leader in electronics and camera distribution in the New York area and nationwide. "By leveraging our prior experience in the electronics industry from our successes with Z. Reiss & Associates and with the purchase of M. Rothman's assets, we will have the opportunity to increase our consumer base and distribution while continuing the legacy and values which have been established," said Zalmen Reiss, CEO of Zreiss' M. Rothman Group.

"We are excited for this new opportunity for the Rothman brand and legacy to continue and to work with the people over at Z. Reiss & Associates," said Douglas Rothman. "We were impressed by their knowledge of the industry, their values, and commitment," added William Rothman. Both brothers were owners of M. Rothman & Co., Inc.

About ZReiss

ZReiss distributes a large selection of electronics, offering price points for each consumer, from the most reputable brand names in the market. Independent dealers across the country rely on ZReiss to help them stay on top of the trends and be competitive in today's rapidly changing technology marketplace. They know they can count on ZReiss not only for its broad selection of high-quality products, but also for its aggressive pricing, quick turnaround, and attentive customer service. For more info, see www.zreiss.com.

About M. Rothman & Co.

M. Rothman & Co. had been a leading distributor of consumer electronics, appliances, housewares, and mobile electronics for 62 years, serving stores and internet accounts with products and fulfillment services. Established in 1950, M. Rothman & Co. had its roots in the post-World War II business explosion, importing products from Asia. Pioneers in bringing Japanese cameras to the U.S. market, M. Rothman formed the first U.S. relationship with Nikon Camera as their first U.S. manufacturer's representative, and introduced early American TV producers, Bendix and Ratheon to the market. M. Rothman was also Sharp Electronics' first customer in the U.S., with a 50 year relationship as a rep and distributor beginning in 1962.

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