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June 7, 2010 - General Release - Ruby Plaza Waives The Shop Set-up Fee

This release was sent out via Business Wire media distribution network to the international media on June 7, 2010.

Ruby Plaza Waives the Shop Set-up Fee

June 7, 2010, San Francisco, California: New online mall, Ruby Plaza, continues to offer exciting promotions for sellers looking for a new online venue.

"Now that the popular Ruby Plaza Flagship promotion has come to a close, we continue to make it affordable to sellers who want to join us, with a brand new promotion," says Palmer Pekarek, Director of Communications and New Business Development for Ruby Lane (Ruby Plaza's sister site). "During the month of June we are waiving the one-time shop set-up fee. Now new sellers to Ruby Plaza can save $49 when they set-up a Portico or Galleria shop on Ruby Plaza."

Designed to offer a wider selection of merchandise than does its sister site, Ruby Lane - Ruby Plaza offers a new way to shop. Now buyers can find a complete variety of home decor items ranging from furniture and accessories to lighting, bedding and window coverings - all in one category. Other categories include new and vintage fashion and accessories, and jewelry. The collectible category allows for both new and vintage collectibles. And, the handcrafted category welcomes bath and beauty products, candles, handcrafted dolls, needlecraft, woodworking, toys, and supplies, to name just a few. New items in all categories, as well as reproductions, and handcrafted items of all types are welcomed on the new site.

"Selling on Ruby Plaza is very easy," says Pekarek. "We have three affordable packages, the Portico ($39), Galleria ($59), and Emporium ($79) to fit the sellers needs and budget. Plus, we are waiving the one-time shop set-up fee during the month of June. The only requirement is that you request to open your new shop by June 30th."

Poised to become a leader among its counterparts, Ruby Plaza offers a user-friendly sophisticated platform that has Ruby Lane's 12 year history of excellence powering it. Just seven weeks after its Beta-launch, Ruby Plaza already boasts more than 600 shops and over 120,000 unique items from around the world. Regardless if you're a buyer or seller, checkout

About Ruby Plaza and Ruby Lane
Launched on April 20, 2010, Ruby Plaza is the sister site of Ruby Lane. Ruby Plaza boasts about 600 shops and 120,000 unique items in several categories including home decor, jewelry, furniture, lighting, clothing and accessories. For more information please visit

Since 1998, Ruby Lane has brought together individually-owned shops offering unique items from around the world. Today, Ruby Lane offers more than 400,000 items in inventory ranging from antique furniture to depression glass, fine china, vintage jewelry, heirloom linens, books, stamps, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass, and ceramics from more than 2,200 shops. Visit  

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