March 07, 2006 13:36 ET

BDI-Laguna Continues Partnership With TomTom

CARLSTADT, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 7, 2006 -- BDI-Laguna, a total solution provider supplying consumer electronics and computer products to the nation's most successful retailers, announced today its continued partnership with TomTom, the leading navigation solution provider worldwide. BDI-Laguna was selected by TomTom to be one of five authorized distributors as part of TomTom's exclusive and innovative go-to-market strategy. With locations in New Jersey, Georgia, and Nevada and state-of-the-art warehouse management systems, BDI-Laguna is able to deliver seamlessly integrated programs to its customers nationwide.

Retailers who are customers of BDI-Laguna can purchase the full range of TomTom's state of the art GPS products including the new TomTom GO 510 and TomTom GO 910 in-car navigation systems. All TomTom in-car navigation products are supported through BDI-Laguna's marketing programs as well as a full retail program that includes access to demo models for brick-and-mortar store locations. BDI-Laguna also offers expedited credit arrangements to new resellers wishing to purchase TomTom products -- a formal process is in place for TomTom MAP and Dealer Agreements which will allow a reseller to become authorized and procure product in less than 2 business days. In addition, BDI-Laguna's dedication to customer service ensures that resellers have all the tools they need to sell TomTom products, including detailed marketing content and exciting promotions.

"We are proud to support TomTom's new distribution strategy," said Joel Blank, Executive Vice President, BDI-Laguna. "Our sales, merchandising and customer service sets BDI-Laguna apart from other distribution partners and helps our resellers reach success." Retailers interested in carrying TomTom's navigation solutions are invited to call BDI-Laguna at 800-559-6700 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM Eastern time to reach a helpful and friendly sales representative.

About TomTom

TomTom NV is a leading provider of personal navigation products and services. TomTom's products are developed with an emphasis on innovation, quality, ease of use and value. TomTom's products include all-in-one navigation devices which enable customers to navigate right out of the box; these are the award-winning TomTom GO family, the TomTom ONE and the TomTom RIDER. TomTom also provides navigation software products which integrate with third party devices; the TomTom Navigator software for PDAs and TomTom MOBILE navigation software for smart phones. TomTom PLUS, is the location-based content and services offering for TomTom's navigation products. TomTom WORK combines industry leading communication and smart navigation technology with leading edge tracking and tracing expertise. TomTom was founded in 1991 in Amsterdam and has offices in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the United States of America, Australia, China and Taiwan. TomTom's products are sold through a network of leading retailers in 20 countries and online.

About BDI-Laguna

BDI-Laguna is a total solution provider committed to supplying consumer electronics and computer products to the nation's most successful retailers through state-of-the-art logistical services. With more than twenty years of experience in the industry and an intimate understanding of customers' business needs, BDI-Laguna's expertise encompasses facets of the technology business far and beyond mere distribution. By offering a full range of converging technology merchandise along with the most valuable services available in the industry, BDI-Laguna plays a key role in the success stories of many electronics resellers nationwide. More information is available at

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