NEW YORK, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PIRCH, the leading retailer of premium kitchen, decorative plumbing and outdoor brands, has been named to Inc. Magazine's 25 Most Disruptive Companies of the Year list and featured in the magazine's recent article "The Store Where You Can Take Everything for a Test Drive—Even the Showers." The article highlights the unique retail experience at the core of PIRCH's business model, and expands upon the groundbreaking ideas which have set PIRCH apart in the kitchen and bath industry by providing a unique value proposition to trade professionals and consumers alike. Editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan noted:
"…experts see growth potential for stores that act as entertainers, educators, interactive environments--anything but mundane nexuses for commerce. In that next-wave category, Pirch is among the most radical."
Last month, PIRCH was also ranked number 18 in TWICE magazine's recent Major Appliance Retailer Report. This is the second consecutive year PIRCH was rated by TWICE as the fastest growing appliance retailer in America; PIRCH was ranked number 20 last year. The report shows the nations fifty leading appliance dealers as compiled by The Stevenson Company's vaunted TraQline market share surveys. Editor Alan Wolf said of PIRCH:
"Among other movers and shakers, luxury plumbing supply and appliance purveyor PIRCH (No. 20) put 25 percent more points on the board, making it the top gainer of the year. The increase came after opening a 32,000-square-foot flagship showroom in the heart of New York's trendy SoHo 'hood, and naming former Oakley president Andrea Dorigo president/CEO."
CEO Andrea Dorigo remarked, "We are thrilled and honored to have the efforts of our dedicated team recognized. Our growth over the last year has been very positive as we anchor new markets, including New York and our tenth location in Austin, Texas. We continue to look for ways to elevate the sourcing and shopping experience for design industry professionals and consumers to be the country's best kitchen, bath, and outdoor resource."
PIRCH is a premium and luxury fixture and appliance retailer for kitchen, bath and outdoor. It currently operates in 10 markets throughout the United States with a unique experiential formula where consumers can test living appliances and bathroom plumbing fixtures as they would in their homes and be advised by highly trained sales consultants on the "best for you" choice of products. Designers and architects use PIRCH as a resource for all their kitchen and bathroom needs while custom home builders find an end-to-end solution for their needs. The most admired brands from all over the worlds are displayed at PIRCH, which is also widely recognized as the most visible quality platform for exclusive product launches. The range of brands curated by PIRCH includes BainUltra, Bertazzoni, Duravit, DXV, La Cornue, Gaggenau, Gessi, Graff, Kalamazoo, Kallista, Kohler, Miele, Rohl, Sub-Zero, Thermador, Watermark, Wolf, Viking, Victoria + Albert, among hundreds of others.
PIRCH is one of Forbes most promising companies (2015) and one of Fast Company's most innovative ones in retail (2016). According to a study by TWICE magazine, PIRCH is the leading player in the high-end and luxury appliances market (2016 & 2017) and was selected as one of America's top 25 Disruptors by Inc.
Link to Inc. Magazine article: https://www.inc.com/leigh-buchanan/disruptive-25-2017-pirch.html
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