For Immediate Release
Deckers Outdoor listed on Forbes’ â€œ200 Best Small Companiesâ€
(October 18, 2007) â€“ Santa Barbara based Deckers Outdoor Corporation, owner of global footwear brands TevaÂ®, SimpleÂ® Shoes, and UGGÂ® Australia, has climbed to number 9 on Forbes’ 2007 list of 200 Best Small Companies, from number 80 in 2006.
Forbes’ list is based on annual sales, percentage of growth, net profit and operations/management styles. The list â€œfeatures solid and consistent hitters that have performed well when measured over the last 12 months and the past five years, and are poised for another growth spurt.â€ This is the third consecutive year Deckers Outdoor Corporation has been ranked on the list.
“We at Deckers are proud of our accomplishments so far, and are grateful for the acknowledgment of our efforts from Forbes magazine.â€ Says Angel Martinez, President and CEO of Deckers Outdoor Corporation â€œIt is an honor to be ranked in the top ten of America’s 200 Best Small Companies.”
In conjunction, Forbes also highlights Simple Shoes eco friendly footwear on a list of hot products from the 200 Best Small Companies. Readers have an opportunity to vote on which product will be the biggest hit for 2008.
*For more information on Deckers Outdoor Corporation or Teva footwear please contact Jaime Eschette at 800-433-2537 x178 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*For more information on UGG Australia please contact Kristen Thomason at 212-247-8552 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
*For more information on Simple please contact Greg Nielsen at 800-433-2537 x592 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ: DECK) builds niche products into global lifestyle brands by designing and marketing innovative, functional and fashion-oriented footwear, developed for both high performance outdoor activities and everyday casual lifestyle use. The Company’s products are offered under the Teva, Simple and UGG Australia brand names.