Several U.S. direct selling companies have earned a spot on Inc. magazine’s annual 500/5000 ranking. The Inc. 5000 is a list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, with the Inc. 500 representing a special ranking of companies in the top 10 percent.
Direct sellers among this year’s Inc. 5000 include It Works! Global (No. 436); Zija International (No. 504); J.Hilburn (No. 605); Initials, Inc. (No. 762); YOR Health (No. 1052); Ambit Energy (No. 1996); 5LINX (No. 3009); STEMTech International (No. 3986) and Isagenix International (No. 4556).
Introduced in 1982, the Inc. 5000 ranks companies according to percentage revenue growth over a four-year period. To qualify for the 2013 ranking, each company had to be U.S.-based with a privately held, independent status as of Dec. 31, 2012.
The Inc. 500 | 5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony celebrating the 2013 honorees will take place Oct. 10-12 in Washington, D.C. Click through to read more on Inc.’s methodology and view the full list.