SOURCE: Merchant Warehouse

Merchant Warehouse

May 09, 2013 10:00 ET

Merchant Warehouse Announces Partnership With LinkPOS

Genius Integration Offers Expanded Payment Acceptance Functionalities for SMBs

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - Merchant Warehouse®, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, today announced a partnership with LinkPOS, a cutting-edge point of sale (POS) system designed for small businesses. Through this partnership, LinkPOS will offer its customers expanded payment acceptance and mobile commerce functionalities with Merchant Warehouse's Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™.

Formerly known as Olympus POS, the company prides itself on delivering an iPad® app to small businesses that is comparable to any high-end POS system. The application combines functionality, customization and a user-friendly interface to enhance the look and feel of any small business, while also enhancing productivity. With the Genius integration, LinkPOS can now offer its customers the ability to accept additional payment types, including mobile payment acceptance and integrated coupons, rewards and loyalty programs.

"Having a high-quality POS system is a huge differentiator for small businesses, but realistically, may not be something they can afford. This is exactly who we built our iPad app for," said Steven Walter, LinkPOS. "We're dedicated to delivering an easy-to-use solution for our customers that can be customized to look like it was designed specifically for their store. The Genius integration takes this a step further, opening a world of new opportunities for each of our customers as they explore new payment acceptance technologies and loyalty and rewards programs. We're excited about the Genius integration and look forward to the expanded business opportunities it brings to our customers."

Genius is a software platform that can integrate any payment type, discount or loyalty application, providing merchants with ultimate flexibility to activate the solutions that best support their business needs. Genius is also a PA-DSS verified solution that separates all sensitive data from the POS system, ensuring the protection of transactional data through tokenization and point-to-point encryption.

"When we created Genius, it was important for us that its features and capabilities could be accessible and easily utilized by merchants of all sizes," said Henry Helgeson, CEO, Merchant Warehouse. "Part of its design ensures that merchants have total choice over what payment forms to accept, the flexibility to update or change those selections in near real-time and the scalability to grow with Genius as their business grows."

LinkPOS will be joining Merchant Warehouse at NRA in Chicago, Illinois from May 18-21 at booth #6254.

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About LinkPOS
LinkPOS (previously Olympus POS) is a cutting-edge point-of-sale system for small business. The LinkPOS iPad app offers all the functionality you'd expect from a high-end POS system but with customizable features so you can tailor the app to meet your small business needs. Even better, the intuitive user interface boosts productivity -- a major bonus for your cashiers and your customers. LinkPOS combines functionality, customization and a user-friendly interface packaged it in a chic, professional design that enhances the overall look and feel of your small business. For more information visit

About Merchant Warehouse
Merchant Warehouse is a recognized leader in payment acceptance solutions and merchant services. With Merchant Warehouse, merchants, agents, POS developers and VARs can achieve strategic business advantage through the delivery of current and emerging payment, offer and program solutions and merchant services that dramatically enhance the merchant-customer experience. The company's new Genius Customer Engagement Platform enables businesses to always connect with customers in the most important place -- the sale. A single, intuitive platform that integrates every transaction technology, loyalty program and more, Genius ensures businesses never lose a sale to lack of compatibility. Merchant Warehouse is one of the fastest growing payment technology companies in North America. For more information on Merchant Warehouse, visit

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