CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Hissho Sushi has once again been recognized as part of the 2016 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100), which ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue. The complete list was released in the October issue of Business North Carolina and can be viewed at GrantThornton.com/NC100.
“We are honored to be included on this year’s Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® list,” said Philip Maung, CEO. “This award reaffirms our prominence in the marketplace and our commitment to the community. We are proud to be recognized as one of the largest privately-held businesses in North Carolina.”
Hissho Sushi, headquartered in Charlotte NC, is a thriving sushi and Pan-Asian hot bar franchise which now has over 900 locations in 40 states. Philip Maung, the CEO, came to the United States from Myanmar in 1989 with only $13 in his pocket, and started his sushi business in 1998.
Since 1984, the NC100 has ranked the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the mot recent fiscal year, based on data provided by the participants.
To view the complete 2016 list, visit GrantThorton.com/NC100
For more information on Hissho, visit www.hisshosushi.com, or contact Andrea Lee at 704-926-3989 / and/ firstname.lastname@example.org
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2016 N.C. Mid-Market Fast 40 Winners Announced
By Ben Kinney Publisher of Business NC Magazine
Posted September 21, 2016
Hissho was among forty North Carolina companies honored on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Pinehurst Resort for being named to the 2016 Mid-Market Fast 40 list. Created by accounting firm Cherry Bekaert LLP and Business North Carolina magazine, the list ranks mid-size companies on revenue and employment growth. Capturing the 11th space, Hissho was honored to be a recipient for the 3rd consecutive year.
Companies who made the list were recognized at the luncheon, which included an awards presentation and a video of a round table discussion with representatives from the top five companies on the list. The ranking, coverage of the round table, and company profiles will be published in a supplement to the November issue of Business North Carolina magazine.
For more than 69 years, Cherry Bekaert LLP has been helping clients take their businesses as far as they want to go. As one of the largest national public accounting firms headquartered in Richmond, Va., Cherry Bekaert’s resource network stretches across the Southeast: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C. It also extends nationally and internationally through an alliance with Baker Tilly International, an association of independent accounting services and consulting firms. For more information, visit www.cbh.com or contact August P. Keller III, chief marketing and sales officer at 800-849-8281.
Business North Carolina magazine has explored what’s happening in one very special place — North Carolina — for more than 35 years, producing quality, in-depth journalism that digs into the stories behind the news. In addition to the monthly magazine, BNC publishes its annual North Carolina Economic Development Guide and partners on projects with various statewide organizations. For more information, visit BusinessNC.com or contact Ben Kinney, publisher, at 704-927-6273.
Hissho Sushi is the proud recipient of a Smart CEO Future 50 Award for 2016. The honor was presented to the company at a Rock & Roll themed ceremony at the Hilton Center City hotel (Charlotte, NC) on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
SmartCEO recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies. Winners in large “Blue Chip” and small “Emerging Growth” categories were also announced. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners were chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth.
This collective has had a significant impact on their community. Combined revenue of the Charlotte Future 50 is $1.5 billion. The average tenure for business is 13 years and they provide employment opportunities for almost 11,000 people.
In 2016, SmartCEO will honor Future 50 Winners in the following markets: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Long Island, New Jersey, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC. To learn more go to www.smartceo.com
Hissho Sushi, headquartered in Charlotte NC, is a thriving sushi and Pan-Asian franchise business which operates in more than 875 locations in 39 states plus the District of Columbia. Philip Maung, the CEO, came to the United States from Myanmar in 1989 with only $13 in his pocket, and started his sushi business in 1998.
Grant Thornton has just recognized Hissho Sushi as one of the “Top 100 Private Companies in North Carolina” for 2015. What a great way to start the year!
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How the list was done. Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the most recent fiscal year, based on data provided by participants. Now in its 31st year, the NC100 is a voluntary list restricted to companies based in North Carolina that do not have publicly traded stock. Companies owned by private equity are permitted.
This is a huge honor for Hissho, and an affirmation that we are continuing on the RIGHT path. It takes a team effort to make it work! Congratulations to our CEO Philip Maung, and all Hisshonians.
Hissho Sushi was #15 among 38 privately owned companies in North Carolina touted for their revenue and employment growth at an Awards luncheon held in Pinehurst, NC on Monday, October 19, 2015.
Business North Carolina and Cherry Bekaert LLP partnered to honor these top businesses which will be featured in the upcoming November issue of Business NC magazine.
Two years ago, Hissho was #1 in this prestigious group, and very honored to still be in the running after explosive growth over these past two years. Hissho was the only food business represented, as most were in IT, construction, or service industries.
Hissho Sushi has just learned that the Company has been named as one of the Top 100 privately held businesses in North Carolina as recognized by the 2015 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100).
The October 2015 issue of Business North Carolina magazine has all of the 100 companies listed by rank, and Hissho is #80. Given the list, Hissho is very proud to be among these giants of industry.
In a congratulatory note, Grant Thornton states that, “Dynamic companies share five traits: innovation, expansion, talent, culture and agility.” Since 1984, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100© (NC100) has celebrated the substantial impact of private companies in North Carolina.
It’s Official! Hissho has earned a space in the 2015 Inc. 5000 list. For the 5th time in 6 years Hissho is named as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, and has earned the position of #4028.
Hissho was ranked #124 in the Food & Beverage Industry, #119 in the state of North Carolina and #44 in the city of Charlotte.
The President and Editor in Chief of Inc. 500l5000, Eric Schurenberg, stated that, “Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.”
Congratulations to CEO Philip Maung and all of the Hissho employees who have worked hard to earn this honor. For more information see: http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2015/ & http://www.inc.com/profile/hissho-sushi