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2019 Fortune 500 List: Largest US Companies

This year’s Fortune 500 marks the 65th running of the list. In total, Fortune500 companies represent two-thirds of the U.S. GDP with $13.7 trillion in revenues, $1.1 trillion in profits, $22.6 trillion in market value, and employ 28.7 million people worldwide. Walmart once again leads Fortune’s list of the 500 biggest US companies by revenue ($514,450 million). The world’s …
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Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates, cofounders of the Gates Foundation, have been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2019. Rounding out the top five after them are Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Special counsel and former FBI director, Robert Mueller, Founder and CEO of Tencent, Pony Ma and Microsoft CEO, …
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World’s Most Admired Companies 2019

Apple has been awarded the top spot on Fortune‘s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” marking the 12th consecutive win for the Cupertino-based company on the list. After Apple, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, Walt Disney and Starbucks round out the top five spots. Each year, Fortune magazine partners with the Hay Group to survey financial analysts as well …
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World’s Most Admired Companies 2016

Apple has been awarded the top spot on Fortune‘s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” marking the ninth consecutive win for the Cupertino-based company on the list. After Apple, Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and Walt Disney round out the top five spots. Each year, Fortune magazine partners with the Hay Group to …
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Fortune Magazine Announces its 50 Most Powerful Women in Business

Fortune has produced this year’s list of the most powerful women in business. Ginni Rometty, Chairman, CEO, and President of IBM, picks up top honors for the third time running, followed by Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, in second place and Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, in third. The magazine compiles the …
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The World’s Largest Corporations

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (U.S.) unseated Royal Dutch Shell (Netherlands) to grab the top stop of the Fortune Global 500 list, with a 4.6 percent annual increase in earnings to $140.9 billion. Sinopec Group (China) occupied third place in the list. The Fortune Global 500 has a record 17 female chief executive officers, including newcomers Mary Barra (General Motors), Nishi …
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500 Largest US Companies 2013

Walmart once again leads Fortune’s list of the 500 biggest US companies by revenue. The world’s biggest retailer succeeded in posting strong growth despite a challenging economy for its shoppers. Exxon Mobil, which dropped to second spot with total revenue of $449.9-billion, was still the most profitable.of the Fortune 500 companies. Two other oil companies – California-based Chevron …
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Fortune Magazine Announces its 50 Most Powerful Women in Business

Fortune has produced this year’s list of the most powerful women in business. Ginni Rometty, president and CEO of IBM, picks up top honors, followed by Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of Pepsico, in second place and Meg Whitman, President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, in third. The magazine compiles the list by ranking leaders by criteria that include the …
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500 Largest US Companies 2012

Exxon Mobil has reclaimed the top spot from Wall-Mart, now sitting in 2nd, on the Fortune 500 and is once again the United States’ top-earning company. Two other oil companies – San Ramon, Calif.-based Chevron (No. 3) and Houston-based ConocoPhillips (No. 4) – and General Motors rounded out the top five. According to Fortune, rising oil prices, especially …
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World’s Most Admired Companies 2012

Apple Inc., for the fifth year in a row, is the 2012 Most Admired Company, followed by Google, Amazon.com, Coca-Cola, and IBM. Those companies that took second through fifth places respectively. Fortune cited Apple’s stellar financial performance during the last year as the main reason for the company coming in at number one on the …
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