Robeez Footwear Ltd.

Robeez Footwear Ltd.

June 09, 2005 18:26 ET

Robeez Footwear Ltd. Makes Profit 100 Ranking of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies Three Years Straight; Robeez Makes Canada's Top 10

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 9, 2005) - Robeez Footwear Ltd., the leading manufacturer of soft-soled footwear for children age newborn to four years, is proud to announce its 6th place standing, the company's highest ranking to date, in the "17th annual PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies" by PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success.

In the previous two years, Robeez has ranked 19th, making this year's 6th place ranking exceptional. Robeez' phenomenal growth has been a testament to the company's continued commitment and passion for creating high quality, stylish footwear for infants and toddlers.

"This is a remarkable achievement for Robeez," says Sandra Wilson, President and Founder. "Our continued growth and success demonstrates the dedication and teamwork of our employees. We have remarkable people that truly care about what we do."

Robeez currently employs over 350 employees, maintaining all of manufacturing and distribution, in addition to its head office operations, in Burnaby, BC. Robeez' made in Canada label is a great source of pride, and is also contributing to continued growth and employment in the region.

Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 100 profiles the country's most successful growth companies. Published in the June issue of PROFIT and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 100 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.

"We're happy to welcome the 2005 PROFIT 100 winners to the most prestigious group of entrepreneurial businesses in Canada," says Ian Portsmouth, editor. "Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies are succeeding by knowing what customers really want, then delivering it."

"Last year's growth was significant and we are honored to be recognized amongst an impressive caliber of companies in the top 10 listing for 2005," notes Sandra.

About Robeez Footwear Ltd.

In 10 short years, Robeez Footwear Ltd. has grown from a one-woman operation to the leading manufacturer of soft-soled leather footwear for newborns to four year olds. The company has been recognized three years in a row as one of the fastest growing companies in Canada by PROFIT magazine, was named one of the hottest products for 2004 by iParenting magazine, and won Apparel BC's 2004 Export award. Recommended by experts and selected by parents, Robeez and Booties by Robeez are meticulously crafted using genuine leather. Their unique design promotes the healthy development of little feet. More than 70 adorable styles are available through stores worldwide and online. For additional information, or to purchase Robeez products, please visit www.robeez.com.

About PROFIT Magazine:

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success, offers news, strategies, tips, interviews and other resources to entrepreneurs leading Canada's fastest-growing companies. Each year PROFIT-which currently reaches more than 400,000 readers nationally-hosts a number of events that bring together business leaders in the fast-growth segment and champions the interests of those leaders. PROFIT was founded in April 1982 as Canada's first national magazine geared to entrepreneurs. Visit PROFITguide.com.

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