SOURCE: GuestMetrics, Inc.

August 18, 2009 08:30 ET

GuestMetrics Enters Into Early Contract Extension With Republic National Distributing Company

ASHBURN, VA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - GuestMetrics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GESM) is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract extension with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the second largest distributor of premium wine and spirits in the U.S. The companies entered into a three year agreement in October 2007, where GuestMetrics would provide beverage alcohol consumer purchase data through its BarSnapshot offline reporting tool. This contract extension broadens the original agreement to include reporting on a total of 14 markets in the U.S., the use of the Company's newest BarMetrics online analytical tool and will forge a closer working relationship between the two companies in RNDC's trading markets.

"The current restaurant environment is challenging, but opportunities exist if you can predict the behavior of the customer today and in the short term. GuestMetrics provides us with the data to target, and take advantage of these new trends as they evolve in the marketplace. We have become true restaurant consultants for our customers. We can help with real time marketplace trends, price points, and opportunities for Spirits, Wine, and Beer sales and wait staff training. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with GuestMetrics," stated Peter Madden, RNDC's Corporate Vice President, Wine.

"We are very pleased to be strengthening our relationship with RNDC. We have worked exceedingly well together over the last two years and have enjoyed mutual benefits. As we increase the number of markets we cover and fine tune our analytical tools, it is important that we work with our existing customers to see that they have the benefits of our advances in data mining and analysis," stated Brian P. Barrett, President and CEO of GuestMetrics, Inc.

About Republic National Distributing Company:

RNDC is the second largest distributor of premium wine and spirits in the U.S., with operations in Arizona, Alabama, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma and South Carolina. In total, RNDC employs more than 6,000 individuals nationwide.

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About GuestMetrics, Inc.:

GuestMetrics is the leading provider of Customer Insight Solutions for the hospitality industry and its suppliers/distributors. The GuestMetrics software is fully integrated with the leading point-of-sale (POS) systems and allows hospitality providers at every level of the market to improve business operations.

For the first time in the marketplace, GuestMetrics, through its data mining process, provides beverage alcohol and food suppliers with actionable insight into consumer behavior at the guest check-level. From world-class beverage alcohol suppliers to fine dining establishments and regional/national restaurant chains, clients depend on GuestMetrics tools to build stronger brands and drive revenue growth. For more information, please visit

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