Digital Shelf Space Corp.
TSX VENTURE : DSS

Digital Shelf Space Corp.

April 28, 2011 08:30 ET

Digital Shelf Space Corp.: Future Shop to Start Selling GSP RUSHFIT This Spring

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) -Digital Shelf Space Corp. (the "Company" or "DSS") (TSX VENTURE:DSS) is pleased to announce that Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics, will begin the retail distribution of DSS' innovative GSP RUSHFIT (www.gsprushfit.com) ultimate home workout DVD fitness series in its stores and on www.futureshop.ca. The GSP RUSHFIT workout series stars the Montreal based Mixed Martial Arts ("MMA"), World Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre ("GSP").

"We are very pleased that Future Shop has chosen our GSP RUSHFIT workout series," said Jeffrey Sharpe, CEO and President of DSS. "Being on the shelves of one of Canada's largest entertainment and consumer electronic retailers will give consumers even greater accessibility and convenience to purchase the GSP RUSHFIT product". Until now GSP RUSHFIT has only been sold directly to consumers online from www.gsprushfit.com.

Future Shop customers will be able to purchase the MMA inspired fitness program GSP RUSHFIT starting the first week of May 2011. MMA is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and Toronto, Canada will host the sold-out Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) event and UFC® Fan Expo on April 29th & 30th, 2011. Canadian Georges St-Pierre headlines the fight card for a much talked about defense of his UFC® Welterweight title belt.

"Home Fitness is a billion dollar entertainment category and Future Shop is one of the leading home entertainment retailers," said Jeffrey Sharpe, CEO and President of DSS. "We expect to see our distribution channels dramatically grow along with other leading retailers, like Future Shop in the weeks to come."

*UFC is a registered trademark of ZUFFA, LLC. Digital Shelf Space Corp. is not affiliated in anyway with ZUFFA, LLC.

About Digital Shelf Space Corp.

Digital Shelf Space is an independent producer of home entertainment content and online delivery technology provider to digital retailers, content owners and aggregators. Digital Shelf Space's proprietary technology platform has been custom built to deliver home entertainment content directly to consumers. The platform blends e-commerce functionality and paid DVD, digital download and streaming video delivery. For more information please visit www.digitalshelfspace.com and to view our recently launched project with Georges St-Pierre, please visit www.gsprushfit.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Jeffrey Sharpe, President & CEO

Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of the Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information is generally identifiable by use of the words "believes," "may," "plans," "will," "anticipates," "intends," "budgets", "could", "estimates", "expects", "forecasts", "projects" and similar expressions, and the negative of such expressions. Forward-looking information in this news release include statements about the timing of the availability of GSP RUSHFIT in Future Shop, Canada locations; expectations of additional retail distributors of the GSP RUSHFIT series; the scope of distribution of GSP RUSHFIT; and the timing of and potential growth of Canadian and International sales as a result of the Northern Response partnership.

In connection with the forward-looking information contained in this news release, Digital Shelf Space has made numerous assumptions, regarding, among other things, expected growth of sales as a result of the Northern Response Partnership and consumer demand. While Digital Shelf Space considers these assumptions to be reasonable, these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies.

Additionally, there are known and unknown risk factors which could cause Digital Shelf Space's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information contained herein. Known risk factors include, among others: retail distribution of GSP RUSHFIT may not commence in accordance with anticipated timing; there may be no further retail distributors for the GSP RUSHFIT series; the Northern Response partnership may not grow Digital Shelf Space's retail presence as anticipated; the substantial investment of capital required to produce and market video and entertainment productions, the need to obtain additional financing and uncertainty as to the availability and terms of future financing, unpredictability of the commercial success of our programming, difficulties in integrating technological changes and other trends affecting the entertainment industry, significant competition in the global economic market, the possibility the rate of growth of the market for fitness media will slow, reliance on the health and marketability of celebrity fitness talent in productions owned by Digital Shelf Space, the possibility of competition from other ecommerce and online marketing vendors, the continued strong growth in adoption of digital media, the possibility of new fitness titles from traditional large studios that target the male demographic, large media production companies may move ecommerce operations in-house rather than outsourcing, reliance on production studios continuing to outsource ecommerce operations, reliance on a number of key employees, limited operating history, the possibility of claims against the intellectual property rights of Digital Shelf Space, the possibility of infringements upon the intellectual property rights of Digital Shelf Space, and volatility of the market price of Digital Shelf Space shares.

A more complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties facing Digital Shelf Space is disclosed in Digital Shelf Space's Filing Statement dated November 16, 2010 and continuous disclosure filings with Canadian securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com. All forward-looking information herein is qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement, and Digital Shelf Space disclaims any obligation to revise or update any such forward-looking information or to publicly announce the result of any revisions to any of the forward-looking information contained herein to reflect future results, events or developments, except as required by law.

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Contact Information

  • Digital Shelf Space Corp.
    Jeff Sharpe
    President & CEO
    604.736-7977
    604.736-7944
    jeff(at)digitalshelfspace.com
    www.digitalshelfspace.com

    Investor Cubed Inc.
    Investor Relations
    (647) 258-3311 or Toll Free: (888) 258-3323
    (416) 363-7977
    info(at)nvestor3.ca

    Northern Response (International) Ltd.
    Media Contact: Don Cameron
    V.P., Marketing
    (905) 737-6698
    don(at)nresponse.com
    www.NorthernResponse.com