DAVACO MOVES UP TO 10th RANKING IN SMU’S 2007 DALLAS 100™
Retail Service Provider Recognized In Fastest Growing Company List
Dallas, TX (November 8, 2007) – DAVACO, Inc., the national leading provider of retail services, was recently named to the Dallas 100™ by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the SMU Cox School of Business. DAVACO finished in the top ten, ranking 10th during a celebration and ceremony at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center on Wednesday, November 7, 2007. DAVACO’s ranking in the Dallas 100 has moved up consistently over the past six years. DAVACO was previously ranked 18th, 20th, 28th, 36th and 70th in 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003 and 2002, respectively.
“We are honored to be a part of this year’s impressive list of Dallas 100 companies. Achieving a double-digit, annual sales growth average can only be obtained with teamwork and combining the strengths of every DAVACO employee to best service our clients,” said Rick Davis, chief executive officer, DAVACO, Inc. “We thank SMU and the Cox School of Business for their consideration and recognition over the years.”
DAVACO, founded in 1990, currently has over 600 employees located across the nation, with over 100 employees in their Dallas-based headquarters. The company provides retail services for the who’s who of national retail brands in a variety of industries including drug, convenience, apparel, department store, home improvement, office, discount, consumer electronics, manufacturing, restaurant, financial and hospitality, to name a few.
Selection criteria for the 2007 Dallas 100, a business must be an independent, privately held corporation with headquarters in the Dallas Metroplex area. The winners must demonstrate a 3-year sales history that reflects an increase in fiscal 2006, and have credit reports and character satisfactory to the Dallas 100.
About Dallas 100™
Co-founded by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in 1990, the Dallas 100™ Awards is an annual event that identifies and honors the 100 fastest growing privately held companies in the Dallas area. To qualify for the Dallas 100™, a company must meet a number of criteria based on its legal status, location, sales history, credit report and character.
About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of in-store merchandising, shop-in-shops and high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, and new stores. DAVACO offers a comprehensive range of services that helps retailers maximize brand presence and profitability at retail. Services include: ▪ Rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodels ▪ Fixture and graphics installations ▪ Project services ▪ Project management ▪ Hard- and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site and marketing surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design services ▪ Strategic sourcing/procurement management. Founded in 1990, the company is based in Dallas, Texas, with over 600 employees across the country. For more information, visit www.davacoinc.com.
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