For the 3rd time, Inc. magazine has included Bonitas International, home of BooJee Beads, in their Top 5000 list for Fastest Growing Private Companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s Independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.
Bonitas International is a fashion accessories house. Their flagship product line, BooJee Beads™ is a collection of ID jewelry that enables working women around the world to wear their employee IDs with style. They can be found in more than 7,000 independent boutiques and gift stores, not including major retail partners throughout the US and Canada as well as online at www.BoojeeBeads.com.
“With 27 million business in the US, we are honored to be included in this very exclusive list,” says Kimberly Martinez, founding CEO. “Our continued growth is based upon our ability to create and deliver on trend collections that resonate with the consumer. Our family of brands has now expanded to include our Fit & Fab activity tracker jewelry collection- furthering our strength of making the functional fabulous!”
Bonitas International headquarters is based in Newbury, OH. However, Martinez resides in Sarasota with her three children. Martinez and co-Founder Lisa Harrington will be honored at the INC 5000 gala. They attribute their success to the brilliant execution of their team.
“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”
The average company on this year’s Inc. 50000 list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.