Enatchee, Wash. (August 26, 2014) – Express Locations, a premium retailer for T-Mobile USA, was recently named among America’s fastest-growing private companies on the 33rd annual Inc. 500 | 5000list. The company, a newcomer to the prestigious list, ranked as number 4869.
“Express Locations’ inclusion among the Inc. 5000 is the culmination of four years of outstanding growth and expansion,” said Todd Heiner, Express Locations CEO. “We are honored that the successful outcome of our hard work is being recognized nationally. To be named alongside companies such as Yelp, Pandora and Dell is a testament to our team’s dedication toward achieving our business goals. ”Since becoming a T-Mobile retailer in 2009, Express Locations has experienced dramatic growth. The company opened 94 locations, bringing its total number of stores to 119 in 10 states. From 2010 – 2013,the company experienced 47 percent revenue growth, increasing from $42.3 million to $62.2 million within just three years. During this same timeframe the company added 274 positions, for a total of 701employees companywide.
Private companies are named to the Inc. 500 | 5000 list based on the percentage of revenue growth over a three-year timeframe. In order to be considered for the 2014 list, the company must be a privately-held, for-profit, independent, U.S.-based organization as of December 31, 2013. The minimum revenue for consideration to the 2014 list was $100,000 in 2010, and $2 million in 2013. Express Locations will be recognized with other companies named to the Inc. 500 | 5000 list during a conference October 15 – 17 in Phoenix, Ariz. Speakers will include successful entrepreneurs such as Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell; Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia,Inc.; Kip Tindell, founder, chairman and CEO of The Container Store; and Bob Parsons, founder of GoDaddy.
A full listing of the Inc. 500 | 5000 is available at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list. The top 500 companies will be profiled in the September issue of Inc. Magazine.
ENATCHEE, Wash. (January 27, 2014) – Express Locations, a Premium Retailer for T-Mobile USA, has earned the High-Performing Circle of Excellence Award from the National Business Research Institute (NBRI) based its continued improvement in employee engagement.
The NBRI Circle of Excellence Award recognizes businesses that place a high value on employee engagement and customer satisfaction. In order to earn the award, companies must score in the top quarter of NBRI’s Clear Path database. Organizations earn this distinction by conducting best in class survey research with NBRI and taking action based upon the results. Recent winners in the employee survey category include SunTrust, Focus Brands and Toro.
Express Locations’ employees were surveyed by NBRI during the third quarter of 2013 and the results found that the company placed in the top quarter of the mobile retail industry. Based on the raw analytics provided by the survey, Express Locations is now participating in NBRI’s Best Practice Continuous Improvement plan.
The primary goal of the survey is to measure and improve Express Locations employee engagement efforts specifically how employees feel about management and their work. The NBRI survey anonymously gauged employees’ thoughts on such factors as compensation, corporate culture, job training, life balance, and a host of other information.
“We consider the NBRI survey a resounding success,” said Director of Personnel Karrie Schilperoort. “We are elated have such a good starting place at the 77th percentile, and look forward to moving Express Locations to Best in Class Performance at the 90th percentile or above.”
Express Locations’ commitment to recruiting and retaining the best retail team talent has paid dividends for the company since its founding in 2009. Today, the company employs over 700 team members in its 119 stores over 10 states in the Western United States.
“We are committed to improving our employee engagement,” said Todd Heiner, Express Locations CEO. “We’ve always thought that Express Locations was a great place to work, and the NBRI survey just confirms that fact and gives us a path to continue improving.”
Great Atmosphere, Great People. Our company culture respects, values and encourages each individual’s personal and professional growth. When you join Express Locations you will join a team that values People, Integrity, Being the Best, and strives to help its employees establish a healthy Work/Life Balance.
Dynamic Growth Opportunities. With a planned store growth of at least 25% in 2012, we’re not just growing the business, we’re also creating opportunities. High performance and commitment of our Mission, Vision and Values will equal opportunities.
Competitive Salaries and Benefits. Health and Dental insurance, company matching 401K, sales incentives and bonuses, and recognition events. Average Store Manager compensation is in excess of $60K
Industry Leader. Express Locations is the leading Premier T-Mobile agent in almost all the key industry metrics. This means you’re joining a company that has a system for success.
Teamwork. Committed. Motivated. Enthusiastic. Dynamic. Just a few of the words to describe our team of professionals dedicated to executing our strategic plan.
If you desire an environment where you receive daily feedback from your Manager, results are published on a daily stack ranking and you receive bonuses for strong sales performance, then this is the place for you! Our daily system for success will net results for motivated individuals. – less