E-commerce Company grows 1,182% over the past three years, ranks #395 in the Inc. 500, #1 in Nevada for companies with revenue over $10 Million per year.
Inc. Magazine released their official rankings for the 2014 Inc. 500 List of the fastest-growing private companies in America, and ecommerce company, Trend Nation, LLC., made the list at #395. (http://www.inc.com/profile/trend-nation)
“Brad Howard’s Trend Nation is exactly the kind of company the Inc. 500 was designed to honor. The online retailer grew 1,126 percent since 2009” says Eric Schurenberg, Editor in Chief, Inc. Magazine.
Trend Nation is a multi-channel, e-commerce company that has grown from 3 employees working out of a 3-car garage operation to over 50 employees in a 33,000 square foot facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company warehouses 15,000+ products, markets, and sells over 250,000+ products to customers all over the world through their 7 websites as well as online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Sears and Best Buy. With over 1 million delighted customers in more than 40 countries, Trend Nation has established itself as a leader in the ecommerce multi-channel distribution business.
The company first started sourcing purse hooks out of the closet of an apartment in Cleveland, Ohio. Eventually Bradley Howard, founder and president of Trend Nation, along with his wife Melanie, moved the business to Las Vegas, Nevada. Over the past few years, the company has overcome the obstacles and challenges common to start-ups and continues to thrive.
“Trend Nation now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle, and dozens of other notable recent alumni,” says Schurenberg. Editor in Chief, Inc. Magazine.
Trend Nation has no plans to slow down. Just this year the company has started manufacturing official Beatles and Yellow Submarine licensed merchandise. In addition an Executive Advisory Board has been formed for the company including Jason Ross, the Founder and President of Jackthreads.com, Tom Campbell, President of eSnipe, Roger Blackwell and others. As the company continues to grow, Howard hopes to continue adding new jobs and growing the Trend Nation team.
“We are delighted about making the list for the second year in a row! Being recognized as one of Nevada’s top 5 companies is a great spot for us. ” says Brad Howard, CEO, Trend Nation, LLC.
Trend Nation, LLC is an ecommerce marketing and multi-channel distribution leader that operates seven niche websites: CuffCrazy.com, Silverhooks.com, BagLane.com, CrystalCase.com, WalletNation.com, ReusableRevolution.com, and HealthinStyle.com. The company identifies consumer demand to target niche categories by manufacturing, merchandising, and reselling products from boutique jewelry & cufflinks, to active and sports products, to solar powered consumer goods! The company also carries hundreds of popular designer brands such as Nike, Levi’s, Hello Kitty, Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, Marvel, Lego, Kate Spade, BCBGeneration, Ted Baker, Puma, Tumi, and Westinghouse,
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Date Published: September 10,2014