Who would have thought that selling artsy blouses next to stacks of doorknobs and martini glasses would be a merchandising goldmine? But it's been just that for Senk. His eclectic mix of hard and soft goods resonates strongly with a broad demographic, be they city-minded hipsters (Urban Outfitters), fashionable middle-aged mothers (Anthropologie), or trendy young women (Free People). The company posted record profits and revenue growth in the second quarter of this year, a performance it expects to continue with a new wedding line and Terrain, a store for gardeners.
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