How do you make it onto the Bloomberg Businessweek 50? It helps if you sell inexpensive apparel, auto supplies that keep aging cars on the road, competitively priced travel packages, or goods for under a buck. The tough economy has been good to companies perceived by consumers to provide value for their hard-earned dollars—or cool digital gadgets.
Here are the 22 consumer companies on this year's list. For the complete ranking, and an explanation of our methodology, we've created an infographic where you can find a lot more information on each company.
Data compiled by Bloomberg Rankings