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Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of
America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000
Porter’s Office Products Ranks No. 2989 on the 2011 Inc. 500|5000
with Three-Year Sales Growth of 69%
NEW YORK, August 23, 2011 — Inc. magazine today ranked Porter’s Office Products NO. 2989 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Online retailer ideeli tops this year’s list. Porter’s Office Products joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea, Dunkin Donuts and Metrokane, makers of the Rabbit corkscrew, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
More about Inc. and Porter’s Office Products
The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
About Porter’s Office Products
Founded in 1915, Porter’ is a family run business that focuses on what everyone wants- personalized customer service! We are dedicated to providing our customers with a one-stop source for office products, computer supplies, furniture and break room supplies with offices in Rexburg Idaho, Pocatello Idaho and Logan Utah. We believe in providing our customers with extraordinary customer service, and no matter what the request, we will sit down and think outside the big box to meet your needs. We call it Blue Cow Service because it’s unique and rare, just like a blue cow! Visit us online at www.portersop.com.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. with a total paid circulation of 710,106, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.
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