SOURCE: Zaldiva, Inc.

December 17, 2007 06:30 ET

Zaldiva Celebrates the One-Year Anniversary of Its First Retail Location

Online Traffic, Retail Sales, Subscribers and eBay Auctions All Continue to Grow

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - Zaldiva™, Inc. (OTCBB: ZLDV) (XETRA: UZ8) (FRANKFURT: UZ8), a specialty and online retailer of new and vintage Pop Culture collectibles, comic books and memorabilia, is pleased to announce the celebration of its one-year anniversary for the company's first retail location in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The store celebrated its Grand Opening on December 15, 2006, and this past weekend marked the first full year in operation. Holiday shopping specials are being offered both online and at the retail store.

"The opening of the retail store significantly impacted our overall business in a very positive way," stated Nicole Leigh van Coller, CEO of Zaldiva, Inc. "Since the launch of our retail location we have added new services, such as the eBay and Internet auctions drop-off location inside our store. This new service alone has increased our revenues substantially and continues to expand as more and more people become aware of the convenience of the service. The increased traffic within the store naturally leads to increased retail sales of our core products: Collectibles and memorabilia.

We've also continued to expand our online product offerings, adding record numbers of subscribers over the past year. Our online traffic ( is growing and we are busy with improvements to the website and our internal inventory control systems that will enable us to expand even further."

"As we have stated previously, having the industry's best selection of comics and collectibles is our number one goal," continued Leigh van Coller. "Along those lines we continue to explore accretive acquisition targets that will allow us to acquire inventory at favorable prices and open new markets to us. We've also been able to acquire collections from hobbyists at excellent prices, something which we continue to do. Also, expansion of our retail model, the opening of brick and mortar stores in other desirable locations, is part of our overall growth strategy."

Everyone at Zaldiva wishes to express their gratitude to our customers, shareholders, vendors and friends during this Holiday season. Thank you for a great year and we look forward to continuing to grow throughout 2008 and beyond.

Zaldiva's entire collection of classic, pop-culture and modern memorabilia can be seen at Zaldiva's video podcast of its retail location can also be accessed at:

About Zaldiva, Inc. offers a large variety of new and vintage Pop Culture collectibles including, but not limited to: comic books, graphic novels, statues and figurines, seasonal decor, DVDs, posters, dolls, action figures, T-shirts, die-cast vehicles and more. The company offers discounted Pre-Orders and Comic Book Subscription services. New items are listed at a significant discount to suggested retail prices and weekly deals can be found on's home page as well as through the company's online auctions and in the company's retail store.

Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the Company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

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