The November 26 issue of Forbes lists the 500 largest private companies in the United States. Of interest to outdoor and fitness industry watchers, WL Gore comes in at number 174 with revenues of $1.4 billion. LL Bean comes ranks number 225 ($1.15 billion), Bass Pro ($1 billion) is number 284, Dick's Sporting Goods ($893 million) is number 313, Icon health & Fitness ($830 million) is number 339, and Cabela's ($775 million) is number 380 on the list. To see the whole list, go to www.forbes.com.
Did you hear?...Forbes releases "200 Best Small Companies" list for 2007
Recently released is Forbes' 2007 list of the "200 Best Small Companies" in America. To qualify, Forbes said candidates had to have a revenue of $5 million to $750 million and share prices above $5 as of Oct. 1 -- according to return on equity, as well as sustained sales and net ...read more