MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Inc. magazine has ranked Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi) on its 34th annual Inc. 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. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.
“Being recognized in the Inc. list for six straight years is a tremendous accomplishment and makes our team very proud of the work we are doing,” said RSi Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Golovin. “We look forward to continued growth in 2016 as we also further expand into the digital marketing realm, by enabling brand marketers and agencies to cost-effectively measure the impact of digital marketing campaigns on store sales.” This year, RSi launched ansa, a ground-breaking service that measures and optimizes digital-to-store ROI (see related RSi press release issued June 2015).
The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. 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.
“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015, in Orlando. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show “The Profit,”Robert Herjavec, one of the main “sharks” on ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank”, KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky, and Co-Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.
About Retail Solutions Inc.
Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi) turns daily POS data into opportunity – online, in the store, and on the shelf. Designed to automate the path to purchase, drive value across the supply chain and ensure measurement of store-level impact, RSi’s proprietary algorithms, suite of intelligent, cloud-based applications, and digital-to-store ROI platform help the world’s leading consumer goods manufacturers listen and respond quickly to consumer demand – ensuring the right product is in the right store, at the right time. Each day, RSi processes billions of records from over 120 major retailers, in more than 150,000 locations throughout the world, and turns the data into actionable insights for immediate decision-making. From solving out-of-stocks and identifying inaccuracies in the supply chain, to optimizing and measuring digital marketing efforts with ansa, RSi maximizes product availability, uncovers new business opportunities and drives sales. The company is trusted by more than 500 global CPG companies including household names such as Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle and Procter & Gamble. You can find RSi’s ansa inside top ad networks and digital marketing platforms including MaxPoint, OwnerIQ and News America Marketing. To learn more about the company, visit: http://www.retailsolutions.com/
Director of Marketing, Retail Solutions Inc.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S. based, privately held, for profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2014 (since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired). The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 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 http://www.inc.com/5000.
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The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynotes speakers, and evening functions.
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