Since being founded in 1999, Ritz Interactive, has been recognized as one of the Web's most successful retailers. Based in Irvine, Calif., Ritz boasts a host of photography gear, consumer electronics and even marine, boating and fishing items through its various Web properties that include RitzCamera.com, WolfCamera.com and BoatersWorld.com. Ritz has been ranked number 114 in Internet Retailer's 2008 top 500 and has hit number 17 in Internet Retailer's Computers/Electronics Category based on 2007 Web sales. Its revenues skyrocketed 56 percent between 2005 and 2007
Accepting the Fast Growth award for Ritz Interactive is Fred Lerner, president and CEO (pictured with Steve Burke, Everything Channel editor/news).