White House Design Company Ranks No. 171 on the 2014 PROFIT 500 And is the recipient of the prestigious BDO Business Value Award


On June 12, 2014, Canadian Business and PROFIT ranked White House Design Company No. 171 on 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine.  White House Design Company, a vertical clothing company that creates lifestyle women's wear, made the PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 353%.  At the awards luncheon held in Toronto on June 16, White House Design Company was named the winner of this year’s BDO Business Value Award.

"All of the White House Team is thrilled to be the recipient of this recognition and award and would like to thank Canadian Business, Profit and BDO for their hard work and dedication to Canadian business.  We have a terrific team and as all business owners know, a strong team is the cornerstone of a successful business. I applaud my staff and commend them for their efforts over many years, their hard work and dedication have been instrumental in our achievements.  They have been enthusiastic, loyal and worked as a team while maintaining the integrity of our mandate – and having lots of fun along the way!  They remain the key to our success and profitability, and together we remain determined and excited for what the future holds.  Thank you again, it is an honour to be recognized and to be included in such esteemed company.”

White House Design Company has experienced tremendous growth, while staying true to their mandate – proudly Canadian and proudly embracing all women. It is a domestic manufacturer that runs all of its operations, from design to marketing to production, exclusively in Vancouver, Canada resisting the trend to outsource overseas. Its two labels, Sympli and Sympli Grand are designed to reflect the diversity of personality and the female figure. Sympli is currently sold in over 800 retail stores across North America.  The company ranked number 187 on last year’s Profit 500 listing and 4th on the Profit 100/Chatelaine listing of top Canadian female entrepreneurs.

A few words from BDO

“At BDO, we believe that delivering exceptional client service is the foundation of our being a trusted advisor.  With more than 100 offices from Vancouver to St. John’s, we hear about the significant challenges and opportunities entrepreneurs face as they strive to achieve success in a competitive and continually evolving market.

BDO has proudly supported the PROFIT 500 rankings program for over a decade to encourage the continued growth of our local business communities. As part of this sponsorship, we have partnered with PROFIT to develop the BDO Business Value Award (BBVA).  Each year the BBVA highlights one company that exemplifies the leadership and dedication required to build sustainable value in a business. BDO congratulates White House Design Company Inc. as the winner of the 2014 BBVA.”

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About White House Design Company

White House Design Company, under the Sympli and Sympli Grand labels, produces an extensive collection of lifestyle clothing that is designed and manufactured entirely in Vancouver.  For over twelve years, women across North America have looked to Sympli for an improved shopping experience as the versatility of the line allows them to build entire wardrobes catered to their unique figure and sense of style.   White House Design Company currently wholesales the line to over 800 clothing retailers in Canada and the U.S. who value the company's ability to provide flexibility, a quick turnaround and exemplary customer service.  For more information visit


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July 7, 2014