PROFIT/Chatelaine W100

#41

Gaelle Everard

President

Company Profile

Company: QHouse Kids Head Office: Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Que. Website: www.qhousekids.com

Company Financials

3-year revenue growth (%): 132 2015 Revenue: $2M-$5M Employees: 12

Spotlight

What her company does: Distributes high-end children’s products

What you can learn from her: Everard secures exclusive deals with in-demand European brands via an “aggressive” sales effort that entails lots of travel, face-to-face meetings and—crucially—a willingness to commit to big purchases up front.