Not so primitive

In this 2012 photo, company founder Kathy Phillips stands inside the Primitives by Kathy wholesale showroom.

Lancaster-based Primitives by Kathy has been named the nation’s 25th fastest growing woman-led business.

The eighth annual 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies ranking was compiled by the Women Presidents’ Organization and American Express.

To be eligible for the ranking, businesses must be privately held, woman-owned/led companies and have reached revenue of at least $500,000 by 2010 and $2 million in 2014.

Primitives by Kathy, a wholesaler of home decor and gifts, was founded by Kathy Phillips in 1997.

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