ATLANTA--Oct. 8, 2001-- EZ Prints, Inc., a leading online digital photo and image fulfillment company, today announced it has acquired eframes, Inc., a former competitor and leader in the online digital photo and photo-related merchandise fulfillment space.
"Our acquisition of eframes allows us to expand the products and services available to our commercial customers,'' says Jamie Bardin, president and CEO of EZ Prints. "A significant focus of EZ Prints is providing businesses with a resource for the fulfillment of their customers' digital images through our partnership program, and to offer them the widest selection and highest-quality service available through the Web - our acquisition of eframes strengthens our ability to meet our partners' needs.''
EZ Prints provides its commercial customers with private-label, backend fulfillment services for online photos and digital images. EZ Prints enables companies of all sizes with online photo offerings to provide their customers a high-quality fulfillment service that includes one of the largest product selections available online.
Brian Dunham, President and CEO of eframes, will join the EZ Prints team as the company's vice president of partner development, enhancing the companies services and offerings to EZ Prints partners.
"EZ Prints and eframes both have strong relationships with companies that need a high-volume resource for fulfillment of their digital images and photo-related products,'' says Brian Dunham. "With the acquisition of eframes, EZ Prints now has the largest selection of products and the latest technology available to handle its commercial customers' fulfillment needs - further complementing EZ Prints high-quality customer service and order processing operations.''
At the time of acquisition, eframes had over two-dozen commercial customers that used its services for backend fulfillment of digital images and photo-related products and gifts, including Microsoft. Combined with EZ Prints' commercial customers, the company will now have one of the largest fulfillment houses on the Web with more than 100 companies as EZ Prints partners.
"EZ Prints will now be able to offer our partners an even more compelling choice for fulfillment of their sites' digital images and photo-related products,'' says Darren Schiff, vice president of strategic partnerships for EZ Prints. "Our partners will be able to offer their customers an unmatched selection of products and services through the use of our backend fulfillment services - enhancing the experience our customers' customers will have through their sites.''
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