ARI Network Services: Global Garden Products selects ARI to support its distributors and dealers with eCatalog solutions

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Joins the Growing Number of International Manufacturers
Providing Parts and Service Catalogs for Use by Dealers and
Distributors to Service and Sell OEM Parts

MILWAUKEE — ARI Network Services
(OTCBB:ARIS), a leading provider of website, software and data
solutions that help dealers, distributors, and manufacturers Sell More
Stuff!(TM), announced today that Global Garden Products (GGP) will
provide their complete line of lawn and garden catalogs for display in
ARI’s PartSmartWeb(TM), PartStream(TM) and PartSmart(R) 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!(TM) 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!(TM) — 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!(TM). For more information on ARI, visit www.investor.arinet.com.

Additional Information

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www.investor.arinet.com/about-us

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