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The Independent Business Owners Association International Congratulates Quixtar Partners of the Year, Circuit City and Hansen Beverage says Jody Victor


Partner stores and vendors are vital to the success of our members’ businesses. – Billy Florence

Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 1, 2006 – Jody Victor of the Independent Business Owners Association International (IBOAI, announced the trade association’s recognition of Quixtar ( Partners of the Year Circuit City and Hansen Beverage.
“Our members, Quixtar Independent Business Owners (IBOs) market a broad range of products and services through the Partner Stores and Services program,” states Billy Florence.
“From computers to cameras to home theatre systems, Circuit City offers a wide array of electronic products for the home and office,” notes Florence. “Through our partnership with Circuit City, our members earn points toward their monthly bonus checks,” adds Victor.
“Hansen Beverage produces all-natural sodas and fruit drinks,” explains Victor. “These products are available through Quixtar IBOs in the U.S. and Canada.”
“The Quixtar Partner Stores and Services program presents a win/win opportunity for both the vendors and IBOs,” notes Jody Victor. “Last year, IBOs generated $76 million in partner store sales.”
“Since the launch of Quixtar in 1999 these revenues have reached nearly $400 million,” says Billy Florence.
The online sales leader in health and beauty, Quixtar partners with many e-commerce sites, service companies, and product vendors to diversify its vast offering of consumer merchandise.
“The Partner Stores and Services program is another great way that Quixtar provides outstanding products that support the efforts our members, Independent Business Owners in the U.S. and Canada,” says Jody Victor.

About the IBOAI
“The official Trade Association, IBOAI is dedicated to serving and protecting the interests of Quixtar powered Independent Business Owners (IBOs) throughout North America,” states Billy Florence of IBOAI. Governed by a Board of Directors, the IBOAI:

• Protects the best interests of IBOs and serves as an advocate in IBO issues.
• Promotes and protects the integrity of the Independent Business Ownership Plan.
• Ensures that the business opportunity today is as good or better for future generations.
• Acts as an advisory group to Quixtar Inc. and Quixtar Canada Corp.
The 2006 IBOA Board of Directors Executive Committee includes Greg Duncan, Chairman, Don Wilson, Vice Chairman, Angelo Nardone, Steve Woods, Jim Janz, Terry Felber, Randy Haugen, and Kanti Gala. Governance and Oversight Committee includes Jody Victor and Billy Florence.

About Hansen Beverage
Based in Corona, California, Hansen Natural Corporation is a leading marketer of all natural alternative, functional beverages, energy drinks and juices. Hansen Natural Corporation markets and distributes Hansen’s® Natural Sodas, Signature Sodas, fruit juice Smoothies, Energy drinks, Energade® energy sports drinks, E20 Energy Water®, Sparkling Lemonades and Orangeades, multi-vitamin juice drinks in aseptic packaging, Junior Juice® juice, iced teas, lemonades and juice cocktails, apple juice and juice blends, Blue Sky® brand beverages, Monster Energy® brand energy drinks, Lost® Energy™ brand energy drinks, Joker Mad Energy™ and Unbound® Energy brand energy drinks, Rumba™ brand energy juice, and Fizzit™ brand powered drink mixes. Hansen’s can be found on the Web at

About Circuit City Stores, Inc.
Circuit City Stores, Inc. (NYSE:CC) is a leading specialty retailer of consumer electronics. The domestic segment operates through 630 Superstores and five other locations in 158 U.S. markets. The international segment operates through more than 950 retail stores and dealer outlets in Canada. Circuit City also operates Web sites at and at


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