Southern Tide, the Greenville-based lifestyle apparel brand founded in 2006, has been named to the 2013 Inc. 5,000 list and represents the fastest growing apparel company to make the list. This is the third straight year Southern Tide has appeared within the top 1,000 on the Inc. 5,000 list. Southern Tide, which ranks 770 on this year’s list, reported $20.4 million in revenue for 2012, a three-year increase of 592 percent.


This year’s Inc. 5,000 list ranks companies based on revenue growth from 2010 to 2012. The 2013 list comprises companies founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. Qualifying companies must also be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent organizations as of December 31, 2012.


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“It’s a great honor to be named the fastest-growing U.S.-based apparel company by Inc. Magazine,” said Jim Twining, CEO of Southern Tide. “We’re passionate about what we do and are committed to delivering quality lifestyle products to our customers. We look forward to continued growth throughout all of our collections.”  

Customers can purchase Southern Tide products in more than 750 fine retailers in more than 45 states across the country, Washington, D.C., the Virgin Islands and Bermuda, as well as on Southern Tide’s online store at


For more information about Southern Tide, visit,, or call (864) 236-8015.


 About Southern Tide


Southern Tide, LLC, founded in 2006, is the Greenville, S.C.-based manufacturer of a rapidly growing lifestyle brand of apparel that boasts exceptional craftsmanship, clean lines, fine quality and classic design. The collection's original product, the Skipjack Polo, is deemed by many to be the finest, most comfortable polo shirt in the world. Constructed of Southern Tide's exclusive fabric, True-Vent Micro Pique™, the Skipjack Polo provides for breathability and a slight amount of stretch that allows for ease of motion while maintaining its shape. Southern Tide's design of extraordinarily authentic and classic clothing that is intelligently constructed with the best available materials is featured in the collection's vast array of items, including a variety of Men's and Ladies’ products such as its Skipjack Polos; Ladies’ tees and shorts; Men’s and Ladies’ Flipjacks; Channel Marker Khaki Pants and Shorts; RT-7 Pants, Chinos, and Jeans; Men's Sport Shirts and Sweaters; and Skipjack Boxers, Hats, T-shirts, belts and various accessories. Currently, the Southern Tide brand can be found exclusively at more than 750 fine retailers in 45 states across the United States, Washington, D.C., the Virgin Islands, Bermuda and online at