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Which Ad Agencies Cracked Inc.'s Top 5,000?

Boutique and Interactive Shops Make the Cut as Fastest-Growing Private Cos.

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Inc.com, the online portal for Inc. magazine, has again ranked America's 5,000 fastest-growing private companies.

More than 300 companies from the advertising and marketing sector made the 2008 list. Among those named were boutique creative shops such as Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners, Sausalito, Calif; Olson, Minneapolis, Minn.; Trumpet, New Orleans; as well as Wexley School for Girls and WongDoody, both based in Seattle.

Those that made this year's list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and had median three-year growth of 147%.

A number of notable interactive shops also made the cut, such as iCrossing, Scottsdale, Ariz., which ranked an impressive 125, Austin-based T3 and San Francisco-based AKQA.
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