SOURCE: Respect Your Universe, Inc.

Respect Your Universe, Inc.

June 28, 2012 09:30 ET

RYU Featured on the Cover of SGI Weekly for New Fall Lines

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2012) - Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN),, is thrilled to share that last week they were profiled on the cover of SGI (Sporting Goods Intelligence) Weekly for their June 18th issue ( and for the second time in less than a year. SGI Weekly, which is distributed to nearly 11,000 sporting goods retailers in the U.S., is written for sporting goods companies and brokerage firms and provides news, analysis and business information for the sporting goods industry and covers earnings, public offerings, acquisitions, legal and trade issues and more.

After being featured on cover of SGI Weekly in September 2011 for the launch of RYU, this time they showcased their new Men's and Women's 2012 Fall Lines to be released in July by RYU. In addition to this, SGI Weekly discussed RYU's key technologies (the AIR Weave, FIRE Weave, WIND Weave and TERRA Weave) and how all of the apparel and products produced by RYU are environmentally and ethically sound with items comprised up to 90% organic/recycled materials. Photos of signature items from both the Men's and Women's Fall Lines were highlighted in the article by SGI Weekly with additional product details and pricing.

"We are very excited to be launching our Women's Line of performance training apparel and expanding our Men's apparel and accessories lines for the Fall 2012 season. The positive analysis and reporting of RYU continues to re-enforce our brand positioning and direction," said RYU COO, Erick Siffert. "Respect, Honor, Strength and Sustainability, those aren't just random words for us, but a way of life. It's an exciting time for the RYU brand and we are even more excited to share our passion and vision in the form of our products to the market."

Inspired by the dedication of the athlete to the ancient sport of Martial Arts, RYU's debut premium performance Men's Spring Line embodies the art of the sport and places emphasis on respect, strength, honor and sustainability as the foundation of their apparel and products. Items now available from the Men's Spring line include compression tops and shorts, fleece pants and hoodies, wind and track jackets, t-shirts and various accessories such as duffle bags and headwear items. In addition to this, RYU also released their performance shorts and training pants designed specifically to enhance the overall performance of Martial Artists while keeping them comfortable at the same time.

All of the RYU apparel items and products have been produced from organic and/or recycled materials utilizing some of the best yarn and fabric suppliers in the world while achieving the performance attributes desired by Martial Arts fighters and the true everyday athlete.

For more information on RYU visit or call +1-888-455-6183 ext. 101.

About Respect Your Universe
Respect Your Universe, Inc. (OTCBB: RYUN) is a premium performance 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 authentic performance gear with style to mixed martial artists and athlete enthusiasts worldwide. The RYU brand is based on respect, strength, honor and sustainability. Respect to the End.

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