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  • Anything Brands Online, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire of Overland Park, Kansas

    (EMAILWIRE.COM, February 12, 2009 ) TUCSON, AZ - Anything Brands Online, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ANYT) announced today that its Anything Trucker Division ( has signed a Letter Of Intent to purchase the Carrier Management Division of of Overland Park, KS. The terms of the LOI provide for a final contract by the end of February 2009. The acquisition will result in increased revenues of approximately $30 million of transportation under management from myFreightWorld for 2008, with projected revenues to be approximately $50,000,000 for 2009.

    The mFW Carrier Management Management Division provides back office support to customers who have access to this technology through an extensive network of transportation intermediaries throughout North America. Unrivaled flexibility allows mFW to fit into nearly any aspect of the transportation industry. mFW also provides private labeling options to their partners which reach a potential 40,000 customers around the globe.

    myFreightWorld was founded in 1998 and has been led since 2003 by J. Michael Head, President. Prior to leading mFW, Mr. Head co-founded MNX Corp and built it to $150 million in annual revenues after taking the company public. After the public offering, under Head's leadership, MNX acquired a small start-up logistics company by the name of Mark VII. Mark VII grew to $750 million in annual revenues before merging with an international logistics company. In 2000, Mr. Head took a stake in a business now known as myFreightWorld. Mr. Head was appointed President of the company and under Head's leadership the company has developed a business service offering that combines over 75 years of industry domain knowledge with a transportation technology that is widely considered the premier technology of its kind. Mr. Head is poised to lead the Carrier Management Division into the future.

    Jean Morgan, President of Anything Brands Online, Inc., stated: "Today is a great day for the future of ANYT. The news of this acquisition strategically places our Anything Trucker Division in a position to target the $165 billion transportation industry and greatly improves our standing in the marketplace. With the help of our FSN team, we understand our future projects need a platform such as mFW. Our Shareholders have been very patient with us and have given us the time required to put together a deal of this magnitude. I believe this acquisition will show a level of commitment to our Shareholders and express our appreciation for their loyalty. Additional plans are set to be revealed after the contract with mFW is closed."

    Tim Norton, President of the Anything Trucker Division, stated: "In my thirty-five years in the industry, I have never seen a more impressive piece of technology. The flexibility of their system has an application for all aspects of our future plans. I firmly believe the availability of this core technology will give us limitless possibilities for growth. We are absolutely thrilled to be entering into this agreement which will allow mFW to operate as a standalone business. They will work with us on project development while continuing to develop their own business model which will ultimately impact ANYT. We believe the future is starting now and first quarter results for 2009 will be a sign of where we are headed."

    J. Michael Head, President and CEO of myFreightWorld, commented: "It quickly became apparent in our initial discussions with ANYT; their vision for the future was the perfect fit for our organization. We believe the two companies share a common heritage of valuing tradition and integrity; building business on the foundation of lasting relationships and honest customer service. After the contract signing, it is our intent to lay out in full detail and view, our plans for the future. The goal of both organizations is to always give complete and thorough details of our progress as well as our plans for the future. ANYT and mFW are a great fit and the mutually beneficial results of this union will show in our quarterly reports."

    About Anything Brands Online, Inc.

    Anything Brands markets and sells commercial & recreational transportation products and services. Anything Brands is a leader in the commercial and recreational vehicle and transportation markets serving RV, trucking, marine, outdoor recreation, automotive, commercial and OEM applications. Also serving: automotive, construction, industrial tools, and equipment and auto body supplies thru its Tradesman Tool division.

    Notice on Forward-Looking Statements:
    This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Anything Brands Online, Inc. and its business. Such statements are based on management's current expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Anything Brands Online, Inc. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

    For more information, visit or contact the Investor Relations department at 520-742-1890.


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