SOURCE: IDS Worldwide, Inc.

October 26, 2006 15:07 ET

IDS Informed HLS to Announce Timing of Acquisitions

HLS Expects Filings Released to the Public by Monday October 30th, 2006

ORLANDO, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 26, 2006 -- IDS Worldwide, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IDWD) has been informed by HLS Worldwide that following the filing of the necessary documentation, its executives will release to IDS Worldwide, Inc. the proposed timing regarding closing of the previously mentioned acquisitions.

HLS will also release, following the public release of the appropriate filings, major contracts that have been signed in response to the acquisitions, which will substantially increase shareholder value both short and long term. IDS and HLS are aware that the documentation and the closing process has taken longer than either company originally anticipated but the combined companies are also much stronger and have far greater growth potential through the series of new contracts and strategic personnel that are being added to the overall corporate infrastructure.

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