America's Growth Champs Aren't Touching The BrakesGene Koretz
America's hottest businesses are raising their sights. Coopers & Lybrand reports that the top executives of the nation's 400 fastest-growing companies, as identified by BUSINESS WEEK and other publications, now expect their sales to rise by 31% over the next year. That's up from a 25% rise anticipated a few months ago. In addition, 81% of the fast growers say they will add workers over the next 12 months, and 62% plan to boost investment spending.