DAVACO MOVES UP IN SMU'S DALLAS 100™
Retail Service Provider Ranks 18th In Fastest Growing Company List
Dallas, TX (November 20, 2006) – 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 was recognized for ranking 18th during a celebration and ceremony at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. DAVACO’s ranking in the Dallas 100 has remained consistent over the past five years. DAVACO was previously ranked 20th, 28th, 36th and 70th in 2005, 2004, 2003 and 2002, respectively.
“We are honored to be recognized in this year’s prestigious list of Dallas 100. We celebrate this accomplishment with every DAVACO employee,” said Rick Davis, chief executive officer, DAVACO, Inc. “It takes teamwork and the combined strengths of the entire DAVACO team to achieve a sales increase and maintain double-digit growth over consecutive years.”
DAVACO, founded in 1990, currently has a network of over 600 employees located across the nation, with over 100 in their Dallas-based headquarters. The company services the nations who’s who of 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 2006 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 2005, and have credit reports and character satisfactory to the Dallas 100.
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About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, and new stores. DAVACO offers a range of comprehensive services that helps retailers maximize brand presence and profitability at retail. Services include: real estate, design services, project management, logistics and consolidation, store fixture and graphic installations, store and marketing surveys, soft- and hard-line merchandising programs, and sourcing. Founded in 1990, the company is based in Dallas. For more information, visit www.davacoinc.com.
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