Paul Demery

--Leading Skateboard Products Multi-Channel Retailer to Utilize JunctionMCRT and JunctionRQWT built on Microsoft DynamicsT AX to Trigger Rapid Expansion--

Lincolnshire, IL - July 31, 2006 - Junction Solutions, the largest provider of vertical industry focused enterprise software and services based on the Microsoft DynamicsT AX (formerly Axapta) platform, today announced that Active Mailorder, retail provider of the finest in footwear, apparel, skate goods and accessories , has chosen JunctionMCRT, a Multi-Channel Retail ERP solution built on Microsoft DynamicsT AX and the JunctionRQWT business intelligence solution, to integrate back-end, catalog, eCommerce and POS operations, providing a single view of its customers across all sales channels.

Since 1989, Active has been committed to providing Southern California with the best action sports retail experience possible through their 15 retail locations and nation wide mail order. Active Ride Shop, Active Mailorder and AMO Girls deliver the best in skate board, snowboard, surf, and fashion forward lifestyle products for both men and women through their catalog, e-commerce and retail sales channels.

The JunctionMCRT solution for multi-channel retailers is built on the powerful Microsoft DynamicsT AX platform, a modern, object oriented enterprise ERP application. JunctionMCRT integrates order entry, fulfillment, distribution, production, financials and more for all sales channels: Point-of-Sale, Catalog, eCommerce and Direct. The JunctionRQWT solution delivers real-time enterprise Business Intelligence built specifically for multi-channel retailers, integrating powerful de-dupe and match-back functions with ad-hoc query and multi-dimensional OLAP reporting environments for mission-critical decision support. Together, these platforms allow Active Mailorder to create a single view of the customer across all sales channels, while integrating back-end functionality for order management, fulfillment, warehouse management, financials and operations.

About Junction Solutions
Junction Solutions delivers comprehensive enterprise applications that enable companies to achieve profitable growth by streamlining processes, improving operational efficiency and building tighter connections with their customers and suppliers. Our industry-specific features for multi-channel retailers, integrated with the flexible and proven Microsoft DynamicsT AX application, give customers proven return on investment and lower total cost of ownership. As a Gold Certified Microsoft Business Partner, we combine business process know-how with comprehensive services for a high-value, low-risk implementation. For more information, visit our web site at: www.junctionsolutions.com.

About Active Mailorder
Through our 15 retail locations, catalog, and web site, Active Mailorder has proudly served the North American skate community since 1989. Active carries only the finest in footwear, apparel, skate goods, snowboards, surfboards, and accessories. With the continued support of the world`s top skateboarding team including, Eric Koston, Andrew Reynolds, Geoff Rowley, Mark Appleyard, Tom Penny, Jim Greco, Arto Saari, Steve Berra, Daewon Song, Kenny Anderson, Jon Allie, and Adrian Lopez, Active strives to meet all your skateboarding needs. For more information, visit our website at www.activemailorder.com and www.amogirls.com.


Information technology management, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Online shopping, Technology Internet