Merchant Warehouse Named to 2008 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

Hal Gudmundsen

September 3, 2008

Merchant Warehouse has been named among the top 100 businesses in the Boston/Cambridge/Quincy (Massachusetts/New Hampshire region) category on the Inc. annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The company also posted a strong overall rank on the coveted Inc. 5000 list with three-year sales growth of 145.3 percent. The Inc. list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.

"We are honored to be included in the Inc. 5000 list among some of the top companies in the United States," said Henry Helgeson, President and Co-CEO of Merchant Warehouse. "Celebrating our tenth year in business, we have seen tremendous growth, and that success is in direct correlation with our dedicated employees and the loyalty of our customer base."

"Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism," said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. "The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth."

With more than 40,000 merchant customers and ten years experience, Merchant Warehouse has set the standard in the credit card processing industry by providing credit card processing software, POS equipment, and merchant services ethically and at a reasonable price.

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