SOURCE: Respect Your Universe, Inc.

Respect Your Universe, Inc.

June 17, 2011 09:00 ET

Respect Your Universe to Launch Advanced Availability Run of Premium Tee-Shirts and Accessories for Summer Season

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jun 17, 2011) - Respect Your Universe (OTCBB: RYUN) is pleased to announce that due to popular demand it is preparing to launch an advanced availability run of premium tee-shirts and accessories for the summer season.

This initial launch represents a showcase of select designs and graphics from our upcoming worldwide launch. Items will soon be made available on a number of prominent on-line specialty retail sites as well as the RYU online store at www.ryuapparel.com. Detailed information as to where these products can be purchased will be announced shortly.

With the Company's expectation to soon be in receipt of on-line sales, RYU is preparing to transition from a development stage Company to a revenue-based Company. This push forward is the next step in the growth of RYU as a premier training apparel provider.

Respect Your Universe, Inc. President John Wood says of the product release: "Our team at RYU could not be more excited to be on the verge of having product in the marketplace. We are ready for the world to get a taste of what we have to offer. I can speak on behalf of an experienced, dedicated team in saying that we all strongly believe in the future of our brand and are looking forward to re-shaping the athletic apparel landscape."

Chief Operating Officer Erick Siffert said of the launch: "As we continue to ready ourselves for the launch of our full line, this will give everyone a glimpse of some of the sustainable fabrics and fresh designs for a marketplace looking for quality with an attitude."

About Respect Your Universe
Respect Your Universe, Inc. (OTCBB: RYUN) is a premium training apparel and equipment company rooted in and inspired by Mixed Martial Arts. Focused on the needs of the athlete, RYU brings innovative design, development and production of premium training gear with style to mixed martial artists and athlete enthusiasts worldwide. The RYU brand is based on respect, honor and sustainability.

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