SOURCE: Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.

July 20, 2006 08:30 ET

Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. Receives Purchase Order to Provide Wallcovering for Bloomingdale's Stores

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 20, 2006 -- Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BPWW) announced today that their wholly owned subsidiary, Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc., has received a purchase order furnish custom wallcoverings for Bloomingdale's stores. Bloomingdales currently has 36 stores throughout the country.

Bloomingdale's, a division of Federated Departments Stores, was founded in 1872 and currently operates 36 stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Minnesota, Florida, California, Nevada and Georgia. For website access, log onto

"We are very pleased to have this chance to provide our high-quality, custom wallcovering to one of the most recognizable department stores in the entire world. This order will not only continue to generate awareness for Big Apple Wallcovering, but will also strengthen the momentum that we have recently gained with orders from the Helmsley Hotels and Trump's Taj Mahal," stated Bill Byron, Vice President of Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.

Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. recently announced that the Company has completed the acquisition of Elabrient Surfaces, LLC. The acquisition enables Big Apple Worldwide to strengthen their position in the industry by adding a company that offers their customers a "one-stop shop" for custom surface, design, development, and manufacturing of commercial wallcovering.

About Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.:

Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. is a holding company focused on serving the hospitality and leisure market. Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Apple Worldwide and has inspired the Architecture and Design community with cutting-edge design and the manufacturing of architectural wallcovering and fabrics for hospitality, private offices and commercial interiors. Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. also owns Elabrient Surfaces, LLC, which is a commercial interior design development and manufacturing company specializing in commercial wallcovering. Big Apple Travel, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Apple Worldwide, Inc., is a full service travel agency and features a next generation travel salon in Orlando, Florida.

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