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OpticsPlanet, Inc. Named in the
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OpticsPlanet, Inc. ranks at number 744 among the fastest growing companies in America

OpticsPlanet, Inc. Press Release - 10/21/2008
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NORTHBROOK, Il. - OpticsPlanet, Inc., the largest specialized online retailer of optical products, ranked No. 744 in the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America 2008. OpticsPlanet, Inc. also ranked an impressive No. 29 in the Inc. 5000 Top 100 Retail Companies. Inclusion on the list is determined after intense screening and selection by writers and reporters for and is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards for high-growth companies in the private sector.

"The Inc. 5000 provides the most comprehensive look ever at the most important part of the economy, the entrepreneurial part," says Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. "The expansion of the list has allowed us to tell the stories of larger companies, older companies, and a wealth of companies that are underreported in the business media."

"We are pleased to be in the Inc. 5000," says OpticsPlanet, Inc. CEO Mark Levitin. "We provide our customers with an unmatched shopping experience. This listing recognizes all the work that went into making OpticsPlanet what it is today, and acknowledges our leadership position in most key market segments."

OpticsPlanet, Inc. attributes its superior shopping experience to several factors revolving around customer service. Customer Service Specialists are available via e-mail, chat, fax, and telephone to ensure quality customer relations and unparalleled professionalism. Product advice is available at every turn through product forums, product blogs, and product experts who aptly deal with advanced product questions. Selection is second to none at OpticsPlanet, Inc., which carries tens of thousands of authentic brand name products in categories such as rifle scopes, telescopes, and binoculars. OpticsPlanet, Inc. recently launched two new online stores, and, in addition to their existing network of seven online stores to accommodate a rapidly growing product selection.

All OpticsPlanet, Inc. online stores feature a 100% satisfaction guarantee, numerous "how to buy" guides, and free ground shipping to 48 states. OpticsPlanet, Inc. also offers a best deal guarantee that promises customers a combination of competitive prices, great customer service, and fast shipping for yet another way consumers come first at OpticsPlanet, Inc. The customer-centric approach, knowledgeable product specialists, and rapidly expanding product selection are working quite well for OpticsPlanet, Inc. as it maintains an average double-digit growth each year. OpticsPlanet, Inc. expects tremendous growth again this year despite tribulations in the overall U.S. economy and looks ahead to continual growth for years to come.

About OpticsPlanet, Inc.

Founded in 1999, OpticsPlanet, Inc. is one of the world's leading online retailers carrying a wide variety of optical product categories such as binoculars, telescopes, rifle scopes, radar guns, outdoor equipment, sunglasses, microscopes, night vision, and much more. The company was incorporated in Illinois in 2000 and operates a network of multiple online stores:,,,,,,,, and

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