Chart demonstrating that companies tend to expand their market horizons the longer they're in business.
When you first started, where did you do most of your business?
Local markets 49%
Statewide or regional markets 31
National market 20
International market 5
Where are you doing most of your business now?
National market 44%
Statewide or regional markets 34
International market 21
Local markets 16
Note: Total is higher than 100% because of multiple answers.
Source: An Inc. survey of 463 private companies that reported a five-year growth rate of 713% or higher since 1985.
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