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Not everyone can deliver top-notch service with a smile, but amazing customer experiences are the best way to win the battle for hearts and wallets. The consumer services businesses on the 2016 PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies have mastered the art of making people happy.

The 24 consumer services firms on this year’s ranking grew their revenues an average of 648% between 2010 and 2015, creating an additional 1,644 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs over that period. Collectively they employed 11,436 full-time and 1,793 part-time employees in 2015.

Here is the complete list of Canada’s Fastest Growing Consumer Services Companies for 2016.

1. Keyspire

PROFIT 500: No. 11
Head Office: Cambridge, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 5,446%
Revenue (2015): $10–20 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 43

What it does: Offers education and an online community for real estate investors

2. Spray-Net

PROFIT 500: No. 34
Head Office: Boucherville, Que.
Growth (2010–2015): 2,355%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 73

What it does: Franchises home exterior spray-painting services and manufactures paints and coatings

3. Starvox Entertainment

PROFIT 500: No. 52
Head Office: Toronto, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 1,595%
Revenue (2015): U.S.$10–20 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 12

What it does: Produces and markets theatre shows

4. William Standen Co.

PROFIT 500: No. 79
Head Office: Sarnia, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 958%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 11

What it does: Designs and renovates interiors for homeowners

5. Vets To Go

PROFIT 500: No. 85
Head Office: Calgary, Alta.
Growth (2010–2015): 906%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 23

What it does: Offers mobile veterinary services to pet owners

6. HomeStars

PROFIT 500: No. 99
Head Office: Toronto, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 751%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 52

What it does: Helps homeowners connect with reputable contractors through online database of reviews

7. Mama Earth Organics

PROFIT 500: No. 101
Head Office: Toronto, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 712%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 47

What it does: Delivers organic produce to homes

8. Yoga Tree Studios

PROFIT 500: No. 173
Head Office: Toronto, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 358%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 110

What it does: Offers yoga classes, workshops and teacher training

9. Little Kickers

PROFIT 500: No. 195
Head Office: Toronto, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 300%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 9

What it does: Operates educational soccer programs for kids through a franchise network

10. Scribendi.com

PROFIT 500: No. 216
Head Office: Chatham, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 260%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 180

What it does: Provides proofreading and editing services

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Other fast-growing consumer services companies on the 2016 PROFIT 500:

11. Atlantis Programs & Pedalheads (No. 256); 12. The Ten Spot (No. 266); 13. Nurse Next Door Home Care Services (No. 282); 14. Dominion Lending Centres (No. 309); 15. Spirit of Math Schools (No. 318); 16. Weiss-Johnson Sheet Metal (No. 342); 17. Sunwing Vacations (No. 352); 18. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? (No. 359); 19. Premiere Mortgage Centre (No. 426); 20. Sienna Senior Living (No. 434); 21. DECO Windshield Repair (No. 451); 22. Physio Extra (No. 467); 23. HomEquity Bank (No. 475); 24. Campbell Bros. Movers (No. 493).

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