SOURCE: RushNet, Inc.

December 13, 2005 12:50 ET

RushNet, Inc. Expands Retail Distribution

BLUE ISLAND, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 13, 2005 --RushNet, Inc. (OTC: RSHN) is pleased to announce that Shaw's Supermarkets -- a New England grocery giant and itself a subsidiary of Albertsons food & drug retail empire -- has approved Ginseng Rush™ and Ginseng Rush XXX™ for sale in over 100 of its 206 stores. Commencing in early 2006, the two licensed beverages will be merchandised in "reach-in" coolers, with 4-packs coming to shelf-sets soon thereafter.

RushNet also declared that Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers, a leading natural foods chain based in Colorado and New Mexico, has approved Ginseng Rush™ and Ginseng Rush XXX™ for sale in all of its 25 stores.

Robert Corr, president of RushNet, Inc., commented, "We are delighted to welcome Shaw's and Vitamin Cottage to our rapidly expanding list of important retail clients. With the addition of these two retail groups, Shaw's on the East Coast and Vitamin Cottage in Colorado/New Mexico, consumers can now enjoy Rush products throughout America."

Shaw's Supermarkets

Founded in 1860, Shaw's Supermarkets operates 206 stores in New England (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Connecticut) and employs over 30,000 associates. The Albertsons group, which owns 2,503 retail food/drug stores in 38 states, purchased Shaw's in 2004.

Vitamin Cottage

Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers owns and operates 25 natural foods marts in Colorado and New Mexico. In 2005, the Colorado Department of Agriculture named Vitamin Cottage "Grocer of the Year."

RushNet, Inc.

RushNet Inc. is the licensed marketing agent for Rush Beverage Company products and brand owner of e-water™.

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