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New QuickBooks 6.0 Achieves Record Market Share at Retail
More customers than ever choose QuickBooks over competing accounting software
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - October 14, 1998 - Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU), today announced that QuickBooks®, the company's leading small business accounting software, has captured its highest retail market share ever. New QuickBooks 6.0, along with new multi-user QuickBooks Pro® 6.0, captured 84% share of the retail accounting software market in July-August 1998, according to independent software tracking firm, PC Data.1 Intuit internal research shows that QuickBooks, which has consistently maintained 80% retail share of the market during the past year, has further increased its appeal among growing businesses with the release of new multi-user QuickBooks Pro 6.0.

First released in 1992, Intuit's QuickBooks is now used by more than 2 million small businesses and is the undisputed leader in small business accounting software at retail in the United States. New QuickBooks 6.0, released in late June 1998, brings comprehensive financial management capabilities ever to small business owners who do not want to deal with the hassle of trying to understand accounting jargon or debit/credit accounting.

QuickBooks or QuickBooks Pro 6.0 is available in retail outlets throughout the United States or directly from Intuit by calling 1-800-4-INTUIT or on the Web at

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