IRVINE, Calif. – Ritz Interactive, the e-commerce network that includes BoatersWorld.com and InsideSportfishing.com, has been named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Program for Orange County, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the area, Ritz said in a release today.
Scheduled to be announced Oct. 4, Technology Fast 50 rankings are based on the percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over five years, from 1999–2003.
Ritz Interactive president and CEO Fred H. Lerner credits strong branding, unparalleled selection and convenience, and world-class customer service with the Irvine-based company’s fast growth over the past five years.
“The steady growth in popularity of our 19 online shopping sites, reflects that we are consistently meeting or exceeding the expectations of our customers,” said Lerner. “More and more shoppers are discovering they can find whatever they need quickly and easily at our sites.”
To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 1999 and $1,000,000 in
2003, must be public or private companies headquartered in North America, and be a “technology company” defined as owning
proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues.
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