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Newsmakers in business: Dress Up named to list for fastest-growing companies
The Gainesville Dress Up store is located at 200 Washington St. on the downtown square.

Inc. magazine has ranked Dahlonega-based women’s clothing store Dress Up in its 34th annual Inc. 5000, a ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at America’s independent entrepreneurs.

Dress Up sales grew by 94 percent over a 3-year period to rank 3,388th on the list.

Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.

“At Dress Up we have always valued growth and welcomed change,” CEO Derrick Case said in a press release. “The last few years have been all growth and change, and that’s exactly how we like it.”

Dress Up has 20 locations across the Southeast including 200 Washington St. in Gainesville. For more, visit