Exclusive Concepts Makes The Inc. 5000


Exclusive Concepts is excited to announce that we are one of the 193 Massachusetts companies to make Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list. With 133% growth over 3-years, Exclusive Concepts came in at the top half of the Inc5000 list at #2001. This is Exclusive Concepts 4th year in a row on the Inc. 5000Exclusive Concepts would like to thank it’s faithful customers, hard working staff, and also congratulate all of the other companies in Massachusetts and around the country for their efforts in growing the economy, creating jobs and exploring innovation.

Boston-area companies showed very well, ranking 5th for fastest growing cities in the US behind NYC, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, and Chicago. Atlanta tied Boston for 5th with 186 Inc. 5000  companies. The Inc. 500 list alone represents 48,000 jobs, and the entire Inc5000 list represents 400,000 new jobs over the last 3 years and a total revenue of $299 billion. Nearly half of the winners from this 31st annual ranking had revenues between $2 million and $10 million. The Advertising & Marketing industry, for which Exclusive Concepts was a member, saw 93% growth, while the related Media industry segment saw a 578% increase.

The latest Inc. 500|5000 list was released with the publication of the latest Inc. Magazine on August 21st. The list from Inc Magazine represents the fastest growing companies across the U.S. in 25 industries, judging their growth over a 3-year period. These companies include Facebook, Chobani, Gemvara, The Elf On The Shelf and local companies Acquia, DemandWare, Boston Technologies, Brightcove, Cambridge NanoTech and many more.


The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million.

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. In 1982, Inc. introduced the Inc. 500, which celebrates the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States.  Then in 2007, it expanded the list to the Inc. 5000 in order to help readers get a broader and deeper understanding of the entrepreneurial landscape, as well as recognize a larger percentage of this important and growing market segment. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

About Exclusive Concepts

Founded in 1997 as one of the first eCommerce marketing firms, Exclusive Concepts is now one of the only firms to focus primarily on online retail. As eCommerce specialists, we offer a high-touch integrated online marketing service and an advanced technology approach to help you grow your online business profitably. Our experts keep a close watch on the rapidly evolving online marketplace to identify business building opportunities for you, and help you capitalize on these developments by adjusting your online marketing strategy. Our services include email marketing, SEO, PPC, conversion optimization, and site speed optimization.