Rick's Cabaret Launches Affiliate Program for CouplesTouch.com Swingers Site
HOUSTON--(September 6, 2005)-- Gentleman's nightclub
operator Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. [RICK:NASDAQ]
today launched an affiliate program for CouplesTouch.com,
its nationwide adult online matchmaking service that caters to people
in the "swingers" lifestyle.
can begin promoting CouplesTouch.com by joining the affiliate program
at www.SwingClick.com. The
Couples Touch Affiliate Program terms include a 25% recurring monthly
commission on all paid memberships with monthly payouts.
"CouplesTouch.com provides a secure meeting place for the rapidly
increasing number of people around the country who are involved
in this alternative lifestyle choice. The site has experienced rapid
growth since its inception in 2002, and we’ve decided to take
it to the next level with an Internet-based affiliate program,"
said Travis Reese, Rick’s Cabaret VP of Technology.
CouplesTouch.com has a current membership base of approximately
45,000 active members, processing about 8,000 logins per day or
six logins per minute. "We are confident that we’ll see
a dramatic increase in our membership base as we begin working with
a select group of first class affiliate webmasters, said Shane Dodson,
Market Director for Couple’s Touch.
RRick’s Cabaret International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RICK, www.ricks.com)
operates upscale adult nightclubs serving primarily businessmen
and professionals that offer live adult entertainment, restaurant
and bar operations. The company owns, operates or licenses adult
nightclubs in New York City, New Orleans, Houston, Minneapolis and
other cities under the names "Rick's Cabaret," "XTC,"
“Club Onyx” and “Hummers.” No sexual contact
is permitted at any of these locations. Rick’s Cabaret also
owns the adult Internet membership Web site, www.couplestouch.com,
and a network of nine online auction sites for adult products under
the flagship URL www.naughtybids.com.
Rick’s Cabaret common stock is traded on the NASDAQ SmallCap
market under the symbol RICK. For further information contact [email protected].
This press release may contain forward-looking information within
the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
that involves significant risks and uncertainties, and is subject
to the safe harbors created by this section. Important factors that
could cause actual results for Rick's Cabaret to differ materially
from those indicated in this press release include the risks and
uncertainties as to the future operational and financial results
of our Web sites, conditions relevant to real estate transactions,
the future operational performance of our partners, the laws governing
the operation of adult entertainment businesses, competitive and
economic factors, dependence on key personnel and the ability to
manage operations. Rick's Cabaret has no obligation to update or
revise the forward-looking statements to reflect the occurrence
of future events or circumstances. Please refer to the documents
Rick’s Cabaret files from time to time with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, in particular the most recent quarterly
reports on Form 10-QSB and annual report on Form 10-KSB, which are
available at the Company’s website, www.ricks.com.
Contact for further information: Allan Priaulx, 212-338-0050, [email protected]