Inc. 500: Little Known ideeli Ranks First In Fastest Growing Companies

Inc. magazine released their 2011 Inc. 500 in the September 2011 issue, and little known online specialty retailer ideeli ( tops the list of fastest growing company.  When we say “little known” we mean little known by us at California Examiner.  Clearly some of you have heard of ideeli, as it grabbed the “Fastest Growing Company” honors by ringing in an astounding three year sales growth of just a hair under 43,000%. That’s right, there are supposed to be three zeros after the 43.

The founder and CEO of ideeli, Paul Hurley said today that they are honored, humbled, and proud, to join the impressive list of other previous companies on this list, such as the likes of Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Clif Bar, and Oracle.

ideeli has grown it’s business through limited time sales featuring top brands at amazing low prices.  Each day at 12 pm EST, ideeli publishes sales on a wide variety of products including fashion for men, woman, and children, travel, home furnishings and decor, and much more.  ideeli, which was launched in June of 2007 has over 4.5 million members and provide deals from over 1,000 brand partners.

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