SOURCE: Bell Buckle Holdings, Inc.

January 22, 2008 08:00 ET

Bell Buckle Holdings Announces Massive Order From T.J. Maxx and Marshalls

Fourteen (14) Bell Buckle Products Placed in Gourmet Sections of Their Stores in Time for the Big Game

FARMINGTON, TN--(Marketwire - January 22, 2008) - Bell Buckle Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLLB) announced today that the big-box retailers T.J. Maxx and Marshalls have selected fourteen Bell Buckle Holdings products for placement in the gourmet sections of their stores. Owned by The TJX Companies, Inc., T.J. Maxx and Marshalls are the first and second largest off-price retailers of apparel and home fashions in the United States, respectively. The fourteen Captain Rodney's Private Reserve brand items selected include the company's award-winning, all-natural Hot Pepper Jelly and Mango Pepper jelly, five flavors of Caribbean Salsa, their all-natural Key Lime Curd, plus two Captain Rodney's All-Natural Hot Sauces; Corazon del Fuego and Mango Fire. T.J. Maxx and Marshalls will also offer Captain Rodney's Private Reserve Sweet and Spicy All-Natural Pepper Glazes in four varieties; Tequila Lime Glaze, Mango Pepper Glaze, Lime Ginger Glaze and the Original Boucan Glaze. These items started hitting the store shelves in mid-January, just in time for the big football game.

About Bell Buckle Holdings, Inc.

Bell Buckle Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1995 as Bell Buckle Country Store, Inc., a family owned and operated business, dedicated to producing the finest all-natural gourmet food products on the market. This dedication to excellence has garnered recognition throughout the industry and many national awards for both taste and packaging. Through the years, the company has grown to include 5 brands, 239 products, sold in all 50 States and overseas through grocery stores, specialty gourmet & gift shops and big box retailers. Bell Buckle Country Store, Inc. products are sold under the brands: Captain Rodney's, Simplify, Bell Buckle Country Store, Captain Rodney's Private Reserve. Rose & Ivy and Bainbridge Festive Foods.

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About TJX Companies, Inc.

The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. The Company operates 853 T.J. Maxx, 778 Marshalls, 289 HomeGoods, and 131 A.J. Wright stores, as well as 34 Bob's Stores, in the United States. In Canada, the Company operates 191 Winners and 71 HomeSense stores, and in Europe, 226 T.K. Maxx stores. TJX's press releases and financial information are also available on the Internet at

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