Ibex Outdoor Clothing Named in Internet Retailer’s Second 500 Guide

Ibex Outdoor Clothing, manufacturer of technical wool apparel and accessories of the highest quality, has been named among the top e-tailers of 2012 in Internet Retailer’s Second 500 Guide for the second straight year.

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (Aug. 6, 2012) —Ibex Outdoor Clothing, manufacturer of technical wool apparel and accessories of the highest quality, has been named among the top e-tailers of 2012 in Internet Retailer's Second 500 Guide. In this year's edition of the Second 500 Guide, Ibex ranked 37 in the apparel/accessories category and 671 overall.

This is the second consecutive year that Ibex has been named in Internet Retailer's Second 500 Guide. Ibex's placement in the 2012 Guide is due to the company's steady growth in which Ibex increased its revenue by more than 40%.

“It's an honor to again be recognized by Internet Retailer and included in the Second 500 Guide this year,” said Keith Anderson, Vice President of Marketing for Ibex. “Our team is committed to building strong relationships in our online store, which translates into increased brand awareness and traffic across all channels.”

Internet Retailer's Second 500 Guide ranks retail web sites in the U.S. and Canada from 501-1000 based on annual web sales. Internet Retailer spent months gathering information for the 2012 Second 500 Guide and determining who's in and who's out. Internet Retailer found companies in a number of ways, including recommendations from web site vendors, an open call for submissions and, most often, from its own daily research on the latest e-commerce news at the magazine.

Internet Retailer's definitive ranking and analysis of America's 500 up-and-coming e-retailers is based on annual 2011 Internet sales, researched by Internet Retailer and confirmed by retailers. This report includes company financial, operational and performance data, as well as vendors in key categories. For additional information on Internet Retailer's Second 500 Guide, please visit: internetretailer.com/second500.

For additional information on Ibex Outdoor Clothing, please visit the Ibex social media release site for up-to-date company news, featured products, video and much more.

About Ibex
Ibex is a designer of year-round merino wool and organic cotton outdoor clothing and cycling apparel, founded in the belief of the superior natural performance and properties of wool. Ibex couples the natural renewable resource with technical innovation and inspired design to create apparel for a diverse range of outdoor and active pursuits and passions. Men's and Women's items are divided into Ride, Base, Zing, Peak and Live categories, and are made from the best merino wool fabrics sustainably sourced from New Zealand. All Ibex clothing and accessories are available for purchase online, in catalog and through outdoor specialty stores. For more information, visit www.ibex.com.

About Internet Retailer
Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet Retailer is a monthly national business magazine that is at the core of the leading retail information web site, an e-commerce conference and five directories that serve the retailing community. Internet Retailer's 42,500 subscribers and 250,000 monthly web readers represent senior executives primarily from retail chains, independent stores, catalogs, virtual merchants and brand name manufacturers. Internet Retailer's circulation represents the largest multichannel readership base of any retailing magazine.