One of Canada’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies

People Store Ranks No. 155 on Canada’s 2018 Growth 500 List

September 2018

TORONTO, ONTARIO – (September 13, 2018) – Canadian Business unveiled the 30th annual definitive ranking list of Canada’s 500 Fastest-Growing Companies in both Canadian Business and Maclean’s today. Recruitment firm People Store ranked Number 155 on the Growth 500 list with annual sales of approximately 70M with five-year revenue growth of an astonishing 543%.

“The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

“It’s an honor to have People Store listed on the Growth 500 ranking. This achievement reflects the dedication of our outstanding team and the high quality of our service,” says People Store CEO John Nalli.

People Store is truly a Canadian success story. The company started with little more than an idea and a dream and now is one of the largest privately held staffing firms in the country. Over the last number of years, People Store has experienced tremendous growth and recognition. Namely, People Store has been listed as one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in Canada, according to the Globe and Mail, and one of the Best Staffing Firms to do business with, according to Readers Choice Magazine.

About the Growth 500

For 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and online at and For more information on the ranking, visit

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at

About People Store

Established in 2003, People Store provides a continuous partnership with its clients through a unique tiered approach to staffing: Diagnosis and Implementation. With over 20 locations, People Store is among the largest privately held staffing companies in Canada.

As workforce professionals, People Store helps companies efficiently deploy human resources to improve their bottom line. People Store views its relationships with its clients as strategic partnerships. By providing a wide array of services through a unique human resource business model, People Store provides both superior customer service for specialized needs and comprehensive solutions for a variety of challenges; all offered through specialized and customized services.

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