Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2011
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Northbrook, IL
We are a rapidly growing online retailer of high-performance and technical gear for demanding professionals and enthusiasts. We offer over 500,000 SKUs from 2500+ top brands in 300+ specialty categories, including optics, military and law enforcement products, fire and emergency services products, sporting goods; laboratory, medical, scientific products; fashion and prescription eyewear, etc. We operate 12 online stores. OpticsPlanet has been named on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America. In 2011, we ranked #182 on the Internet Retailer Top 500 list, and #6 in the Sporting Goods Category.
Our value proposition is deep product expertise over the widest range of product categories at competitive prices, superior customer service, rich content, and strong regulatory compliance systems. Our strengths include: amazing leadership, talented and driven people, a focus on building strong and lasting relationships, serving niche markets, harnessing newly emerging and developing our own technology. We truly care about our Team Members and the community.
“They are hard-working, dedicated, and loyal.”
“I love the growth opportunities and the environment. I believe in the vision and the leadership. I am free to be myself. This is a very family-oriented environment.”
“Solid place to work, with super-talented people in every position.”
“I value the fact that everyone's voice is heard, and we all have the opportunity to make suggestions and to improve the company as a whole.”
“The owners really care for the employees be providing company picnics and balls, and sometimes lunch. ”