BIG and IDS Announce New Strategic Alliance

Buyers International Group and Ideal Diamond Solutions will announce a new
strategic alliance on June 3rd at JCK Las Vegas with the launch of the BIG
Virtual Showroom at www.bigjewelers.com.

The alliance will focus on the integration of IDS’s e-commerce solutions
with BIG’s interactive inventory management system. Clients will now be able to
use the decision-making capabilities of BIG’s Balance to Buy to immediately and
seamlessly browse vendor product lines and place orders.