18 May Imprint Plus™ Top Ranked Canadian Female Entrepreneurs
The Founder, Ellen Flanders, CEO, Marla Kott, and President, Kristin MacMillan ranks No. 18th on the W100 – 11th Consecutive Year List
— PROFIT and Canadian Business unveil 18th annual list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs –
Vancouver, British Columbia (May 16, 2016) PROFIT and Canadian Business today ranked Marla Kott No. 18th on the annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published today at PROFITguide.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and manage.
“The members of the 2016 W100 each possess the talent and tenacity to start and grow a successful business,” said James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “Their remarkable achievements serve as proof that ambitious, risk-taking female entrepreneurs are integral to the growth of the Canadian economy.”
Previous year, Marla Kott, Ellen Flanders, Kristin MacMillan and Imprint Plus™ ranked #42 in Profit W100 Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs (11th consecutive year listed). The women on the 2016 PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 Ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs run some of the country’s most successful businesses. Smart money management is just one of the skills that have helped inspiring businesswomen build their profitable, growing companies.
Hear what Imprint Plus™ CEO has to say on covering financing, cash flow, cost-cutting and financial planning as one of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, “Switching to paying suppliers with credit cards has allowed us to pay for many airplane tickets and hotel stays with points. We travel extensively for trade shows and customer meetings, and any cost reduction immediately impacts our bottom line.” —Marla Kott (No. 18th), Imprint Plus™ (Illen Products), Richmond, B.C.
Full W100 editorial coverage will also appear in the June 2016 issue of Canadian Business and online at Chatelaine.com.
Reference to PROFIT W100 Rank Listing
About the W100
Now in its 18th year, the W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs is Canada’s largest celebration of achievement by women business owners. Produced by the editors of PROFIT and Canadian Business, the rankings and extended coverage of the women honoured are published in print and online. Applicants to the 2016 W100 were ranked using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the companies they own and manage. To see this year’s complete ranking and find links to full W100 editorial coverage, visit http://www.profitguide.com/w100.
About Imprint Plus™
Founded in 1982, Imprint Plus™ is a top supplier of Reusable Name Badge and Signage products. The company offers a full range of reusable name badge products from three different brands:
Imprint Plus™ is a member of WEConnect Canada and The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the US. Imprint Plus™ is also a Lean Manufacturing company and was the first in Canada to earn the EarthRight Business Institute’s Silver rating for a high level of commitment towards sustainability.
The Founder, Ellen Flanders, CEO, Marla Kott, and President, Kristin MacMillan is currently ranked #18th on the PROFIT W100 Top Female Entrepreneurs.
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