7/21/03

Automated Resources Group Inc. (ARGI) Acquires Marketing Automation Provider YellowBrick Solutions Inc.

Kurt Peters , Executive Editor

Acquisition solidifies ARGI`s position in the CRM marketplace.

Montvale, NJ July 16, 2003 - Automated Resources Group Inc., an industry-leading application service provider of Subscription and Product Fulfillment, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions announced today the acquisition of YellowBrick Solutions Inc., a marketing automation software company. The acquisition allows ARGI to offer tailored marketing automation solutions to an individual company`s business needs.

"This is a significant acquisition for ARGI," said Alex Amoriello, Chief Operating Officer of ARGI. "We strongly believe that 1-to-1 marketing automation will continue to gain significant recognition in the CRM marketplace. With this acquisition, ARGI is now positioned as the premier provider and developer of integrated Fulfillment and CRM services and solutions."

The YellowBrick Solutions 1-to-1 marketing automation suite allows companies to realize the benefits of marketing automation quickly and cost-effectively, across one or multiple communication channels. The application supports all phases of the direct marketing process, and includes data readiness and analysis, campaign design and execution, and reporting.

In the near term, ARGI will continue to offer YellowBrick as part of the ARGI integrated solutions suite and as a stand-alone product. ARGI also intends to enhance the combined products in order to strengthen their service offering and take marketing automation to the next level. "Marketing is becoming increasingly more complicated. Our goal is to provide a complete solution that addresses each individual marketer`s needs, both now and in the future. As such, we are keenly focused on becoming the leader in 1-to-1 marketing automation," said Amoriello.

Details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

YellowBrick Solutions Inc. will continue to operate, as an ARGI company, under its own name in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

About Automated Resources Group, Inc.

Automated Resources Group, Inc. (ARGI) is a data management company and Application Service Provider (ASP) that hosts and manages Subscription and Product Fulfillment, Customer Relationship Management (including ecommerce, analytics, contact management and 1-to-1 marketing), and database marketing solutions. As a developer of unique solutions for over thirty years, ARGI is constantly exploring new technologies and techniques to more effectively improve the profitability of their clients. ARGI provides real time communication and network infrastructure for hosting all applications securely. ARGI is headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey. For more information contact Hank Garcia, Executive Vice President at (201)-391-1500 or visit ARGI`s website at www.callargi.com.

For more information:
Automated Resources Group Inc.
Hank Garcia
(201) 391-1500 ext. 514
hgarcia@callargi.com

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