Le Tour de France and VeloGear

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New York, New York (June 9, 2006)  MODA International Marketing is pleased to announce the renewed relationship between client Le Tour de France and Velo®Gear for t-shirts and posters. 

 For over 100 years, Le Tour de France, which takes place every summer in France and neighboring countries, has been know as “the greatest race” and is by far the most prestigious of all cycling competitions. 

 “Today, Le Tour de France is considered as more than a race.  It has grown into an asirational brand whose equity translates into a variety of different consumer products,” noted Michelle Alfandari, president, MODA International Marketing.  “The continued partnership with Velo®Gear is a sure sign that the TDF brand is as strong as ever.” 

 “We are excited about our ongoing relationship with Velo®Gear,” said Frederic Viargues, Licensing Manager for Le Tour de France.  “We continue to be impressed with their operations and capabilities, and look forward to ongoing success.”

About Velo®Gear

Velo®Gear, a division of Inside Communications Inc., publishers of Velo®News and Inside Triathlon, began in 1996 as a retail outlet for the company’s own Velo®Press books.  In the past 10 years, it has grown into a mature print and online (www.velogear.com) catalog company, providing hard to find cycling gifts and merchandise to both the hard-core enthusiast, and the novice alike.

About MODA International Marketing

MODA International Marketing is a full service licensing and marketing company with offices in New York and Geneva.  MODA specializes in the global representation of brands, trademarks, patents, technology and ingredients.  MODA offers its diverse client base customized strategic planning, implementation and management of turnkey international licensing programs.

For 18 Years, MODA has distinguished itself by identifying dynamic opportunities to strengthen and extend client brands and technologies throughout the global marketplace. MODA is proud to have delivered untapped profits across diverse industries and distribution channels for the following major brands:

The New York Times*; Le Tour de France (ASO)*; Champion® Athleticwear (a division of Sara Lee Corporation)*; Champion Europe*; Coty, Inc.*; Trader Vic’s (NUBECO Corporation)*; Lycra®, Coolmax®, Thermolite®, Tactel®, Supplex®, Cordura®, Aquator® (Invista)*; Bollé®, Bushnell® and Tasco® (Bushnell Outdoor Products)*; Design in America™ and National Trust for Historic Preservation®*; Unipal Corrugated Pallets (Mondi-Anglo American plc)*; Ritz Hotel Limited – Ritz Paris; Better Homes and Gardens (Meredith Corporation); Snap-on Tools; Mack Trucks, Inc; Victoria and Albert Museum-London; and AskJeeves.

For more information about MODA International Marketing, Inc., please visit www.modaintl.com.

*Indicates current clients

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