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Outrageous Ventures Inc.'s Brand Expands with the Purchase of GagWorks.com
Jun 17, 2008 (12:06 PM EDT)


HARTFORD, Conn., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Outrageous Ventures Inc. announced it has acquired GagWorks.com, a strong brand known as a family friendly classic American joke shop based in Garden Grove, CA.

Founded in 1996, GagWorks.com has been online for twelve years and has a hefty, loyal, and strong customer base. With over 1,000 fun pranks, jokes, and gags, GagWorks.com will expand the ever growing Outrageous Ventures Inc. brand. It will be kept a separate entity and not be rolled up into the popular OV brand PrankPlace.com. OV purchased GagWorks.com from FunAntic's Toys of Garden Grove, CA. at an undisclosed price.

"It is an exciting time for Outrageous Ventures," said Tom Tedesco, director of business development, Outrageous Ventures Inc. "Adding GagWorks.com to our company enhances our brand, further strengthening our position as the leader in fun gifts e-tailing."

Outrageous Ventures Inc. will relocate GagWorks.com operations to their state of the art warehouse facility in Hartford, CT.

"GagWorks.com has been one of our [PrankPlace.com's] biggest competitors," said Steve Wampold, president, Outrageous Ventures Inc. "Buying the site and gaining their loyal customer base was an easy decision for OV."

Outrageous Ventures Inc. owns and operates several brands including; PrankPlace.com, BigMouthToys.com, DrinkingStuff.com, GolfGiftsEtc.com, FunnyTies.com, FunIdeas.com, FartMart.com, and now GagWorks.com. For more information please contact Shannon Hartigan at 1-800-592-0293 or via email SHartigan@OutrageousVentures.com

CONTACT: Shannon Hartigan of Outrageous Ventures Inc., +1-800-592-0293, shartigan@outrageousventures.com

Web site: http://www.gagworks.com/