By: PRLog
August 21, 2012 at 08:00 AM EDT
Gulf Coast Pet Supplies ranks 825 on the Inc. magazine 2012 Fastest Growing Private Companies
PR Log - Aug 21, 2012 - SARASOTA, FLORIDA. -- Inc. magazine today ranked Gulf Coast Pet Supplies (GCPet.com), located in Sarasota, Florida, No. 825 on its sixth 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.  Gulf Coast Pet Supplies joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND, and Facebook among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“Gulf Coast Pet Supplies is honored to be named among the top 5000 companies on the Inc. Magazine list,” said Tricia Bolds, President/CEO of Gulf Coast Pet Supplies.  “Our vision has been to provide top quality pet supplies, in a one stop environment for our customers.  Through careful marketing and offering free shipping with all of our products, we have established a relationship with great manufacturers and loyal consumers which has allowed us to grow 421% in the last 3 years.  This year, we are adding a home delivery service within the Sarasota area, providing future growth for us in this industry.”

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion. Mrs. Bolds stated, “We have hired two new employees in the last 6 months, as well as a local contractor to build a 2nd floor for us to house more merchandise.  We always support our local economy.”

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. Editor Eric Schurenberg.


CONTACT: Tricia Bolds (941) 921-7546.•  Email: gcpet@verizon.net • Website: www.GCPet.com

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