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B.O.S. Announces Financial Results for First Quarter of 2011

RISHON LEZION, Israel, May 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (the "Company", "BOS") (Nasdaq:BOSC), a leading Israeli provider of RFID and supply chain solutions to global enterprises, today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2011.
/ Source: GlobeNewswire

RISHON LEZION, Israel, May 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (the "Company", "BOS") (Nasdaq:BOSC), a leading Israeli provider of RFID and supply chain solutions to global enterprises, today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2011.

Highlights of first quarter 2011 results:

  1. Revenues grew by 23% to $9.1 million, up from $7.4 million in the same quarter last year.
  2. Operating income grew to $376,000 up from $147,000 in the same quarter last year.
  3. EBITDA grew to $570,000, up from $359,000 in the same quarter last year.
  4. Net income amounted to $34,000, compared to a net loss of $100,000 in the same quarter last year.

Yuval Viner, BOS CEO, stated: "We have commenced 2011 with a positive trend in sales and earnings that reflects continued improvement in the Company's RFID and mobile solutions and supply chain solutions segments."

"We are continuing to invest in research and development in order to further enhance our software platform, BOS ID. We are working to establish sales channels for BOS ID through partnerships with systems integrators in Europe," Viner added.

Edouard Cukierman, BOS Chairman, stated: "Once again we are very pleased to report a net profit and we expect that this positive trend will continue going forward. We believe that management will be successful in hitting its revenue and profit targets for 2011."                 

Conference Call

BOS will host a conference call on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time / 5:00 p.m. Israel Time. A question-and-answer session will follow management's presentation. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing the following numbers approximately five to ten minutes before the call start time:

For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay of the call will be available from the day after the call on BOS's website, at: http://www.boscorporate.com.

About BOS

B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (Nasdaq:BOSC) is a leading provider of RFID and Supply Chain solutions to global enterprises. BOS' RFID and supply chain offerings are helping customers worldwide improve the efficiency of enterprise logistics and organizational monitoring and control. BOS RFID and mobile division offers both turnkey integration services as well as stand-alone products, including best-of-breed RFID and AIDC hardware and communications equipment, BOS middleware and industry-specific software applications. The Company's supply chain division provides RFID and electronic components consolidation services to the aerospace, defense, medical and telecommunications industries, as well as to enterprise customers worldwide. In 2011, BOS was awarded "Entrepreneurial Company of the Year" in Automatic Identification Data Capture by Frost & Sullivan, a leading global market research company.

For more information, please visit: www.boscom.com.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information

BOS reports financial results in accordance with U.S. GAAP and herein provides some non-GAAP measures. These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with, nor are they a substitute for, GAAP measures. These non-GAAP measures are intended to supplement the Company's presentation of its financial results that are prepared in accordance with GAAP. The Company uses the non-GAAP measures presented to evaluate and manage the Company's operations internally. The Company is also providing this information to assist investors in performing additional financial analysis that is consistent with financial models developed by research analysts who follow the Company. The reconciliation set forth below is provided in accordance with Regulation G and reconciles the non-GAAP financial measures with the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures.

Safe Harbor Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The forward-looking statements contained herein reflect management's current views with respect to future events and financial performance. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond the control of BOS.  These risk factors and uncertainties include, amongst others, the dependency of sales being generated from one or few major customers, the uncertainty of BOS being able to maintain current gross profit margins, inability to keep up or ahead of technology and to succeed in a highly competitive industry, inability to maintain marketing and distribution arrangements and to expand our overseas markets, uncertainty with respect to the prospects of legal claims against BOS, the effect of exchange rate fluctuations, general worldwide economic conditions and continued availability of financing for working capital purposes and to refinance outstanding indebtedness; and additional risks and uncertainties detailed in BOS's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. BOS undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any such forward-looking statements to reflect any change in its expectations or in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements may be based, or that may affect the likelihood that actual results will differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. Mr. Eyal Cohen, CFO +972-54-2525925 eyalc@boscom.com