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Merchant Warehouse

June 27, 2013 09:00 ET

Merchant Warehouse Partners With SouthWare

Offers Increased Functionality for Secure Mobile Payments and More

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2013) - Merchant Warehouse, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, today announced a new partnership with SouthWare Innovations, Inc., a leading developer of business management technology. As a result, SouthWare's order entry system, point-of-sale system, web based shopping cart and collections software will feature integration with Merchant Warehouse's Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™.

"In such a dynamic payments landscape, merchants face a number of challenges when it comes to accepting payments in a fast, easy and secure way while still providing value for their customers," said SouthWare Account Manager, George Herndon. "Excellence is a frame of mind, and it is part of our mission to help our customers do the right thing the right way the first time. Our partnership with Merchant Warehouse will help our customers take advantage of new payment and mobile commerce technologies without worrying about security or costly upgrades. It takes the guesswork out of accepting payments and lets our customers get back to business."

With Genius, SouthWare merchants can now offer a unified platform for credit, debit and gift card programs. Future platforms may include EMV, NFC, QR/2D barcode, loyalty and beyond. Merchants benefit from simple security and open access, supporting continued business growth with agility and speed. With Genius deployed, SouthWare merchants can simply choose the payment and platform applications they want to offer and Genius will be remotely updated with no time-intensive software upgrades or terminal exchanges.

"SouthWare is an ideal partner for Merchant Warehouse's Genius platform," said Henry Helgeson, CEO, Merchant Warehouse. "Their extensive base of loyal customers trust them to provide secure, compliant and reliable payment processing. Using Genius, SouthWare can extend these business management and payment processing solutions beyond mag stripe credit card acceptance to mobile payments, EMV, NFC, QR, loyalty programs and more, providing increased flexibility while also enhancing the security of the platform."

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About SouthWare
SouthWare Excellence Series - ERP Software combines all your management needs into a single comprehensive system that includes Financials, Inventory Sales/Distribution, Warehouse Tracking, Service Management, CRM+, E-Commerce, E-Business and live interactive reporting so you can eliminate the "islands of automation" that slow employee productivity and cut into your profits. The software is tailored for each client to meet specific business needs. A privately owned company, SouthWare is headquartered in Auburn, Alabama. We opened our doors back in 1984 with Version 1. Nearly 25 years -- and 15 revisions -- later, we are proud to produce such a robust and mature product offering for companies of all sizes nationwide.

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.

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