Utah Business’ annual list of Top 100 Private Companies illustrates models of economic resilience. Committed to quality and consistency, these companies prove industry is thriving in the Beehive State. All companies listed are privately held, for-profit organizations.
Companies are ranked by their 2012 total worldwide full-time employees. Since these 2012 numbers were published, Cariloha presently has more than 270 full-time employees working out of its headquarter and distribution center offices, along with 32 Cariloha stores in 12 countries.
Other Top 100 Private Companies ranked on this year’s list included Larry H. Miller Group, O.C. Tanner, Ancestry.com, Del Sol (Cariloha’s sister brand), Easton, Alsco, Vivint, C.R. England, and Blendtec.
Established in 2007, Cariloha is the only multi-store retailer in the world to provide an entire store experience that’s completely merchandised with products made from bamboo. The product line features an exclusive collection of apparel, accessories, home décor, bedding and bath goods, fitness wear and more all made from bamboo. Cariloha’s soft, breezy bamboo goods were first seen out of three stores in Jamaica, Cozumel, and St. Thomas. Since the first three stores, Cariloha has opened stores in 12 countries and growing. Cariloha has quickly become one of the fastest-growing merchants promoted on board Carnival, Celebrity, Disney, Princess, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Lines. Today, thanks to an ever-growing, rich supply of bamboo, Cariloha continues to offer an exclusive collection of apparel, accessories, home décor, bed and bath sets and more all enjoying the strength, soft touch, and green ‘footprint’ of this renewable resource.