Americaneagle.com Ranks No. 3705 on the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 42%
Chicago, IL, September 7, 2011 -- Americaneagle.com today announced that it has been ranked by Inc. Magazine within 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. Americaneagle.com has been ranked #342 within the business products and services industry, and #3705 overall.
In a stagnant economic environment, the 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.
"Americaneagle.com is honored to be recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies," said an Americaneagle.com spokesperson. "In this age of economic uncertainty, including turmoil in the Web development business, we at Americaneagle.com have remained loyal to fundamental business practices. This includes learning the needs of our clients, and producing a result that we’ll be proud of. This attitude is carried through after delivery, so that we can properly maintain and improve the client’s website as technology advances. Our clients are our assets, and their loyalty is our reputation. Furthermore, we credit our position in the industry to our growing staff and dedication to providing additional job creation in the U.S."
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.
"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," says Inc. magazine Editor Jane Berentson.
About Americaneagle.com, Inc.
Americaneagle.com, Inc., founded in 1978, is a leading Web design, development, and hosting company based in Park Ridge, Illinois. Currently, Americaneagle.com employs approximately 180 professionals in offices throughout the country including Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Washington, D.C., New York, and Los Angeles. Some of their 3,500 clients include Fannie May Candies, the New York Giants, Stuart Weitzman, NASCAR, BerettaUSA, the Chicago Bears, Hobby Lobby, and the U.S. Army. For additional information about Americaneagle.com, visit www.americaneagle.com.
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 Inc. Magazine
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, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.
About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us September 22–24, 2011, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, located minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. For more information about the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 800.901.3205.