Fortune 500: Apple for the first time among the 10 largest U.S. companies

May

7

2013

Fortune 500: Apple for the first time among the 10 largest U.S. companies

Sinking stock prices and frustrated iPad owners despite it’s Apple for the first time managed to “Fortune 500” list of the largest U.S. company by revenue in the top 10. While Apple was ranked 17th last year, it has done with $ 156.2 billion in sales, the company ranked number 6.
Fortune 500: Apple for the first time among the 10 largest U.S. companies

Considering the profits of the company in the top 10, then Apple is at $ 41.7 billion even in 2nd place after Exxon Mobil for $ 44.9 billion. After sales Exxon Mobil is no longer the way to No. 1 on the list, but has dropped to No. 2 behind Wal-Mart. At number 35 of the list it creates Microsoft with $ 73.7 billion in sales, Amazon.com comes with $ 61.1 billion in sales in 49th place and is thus even before Google, which have reached it at $ 52.2 billion square 55 of the rankings.

Apple to write the makers of the list that the company is greater than ever before, but also by the pressure on the company climb. Noticeable were the many excuses last year, but still hope any other company in the invention of an “own iPod”:

Apple is bigger than ever – the company cracked the Fortune 10 this year. But it’s a high-pressure job, being king of the hill. At Apple’s press event this past October, it maintained more than disrupted with its software upgrades and iPad mini announcement. So CEO Tim Cook had to apologize a lot in the past year – once in September for the failure of Apple’s maps app, and then to Chinese consumers this April for slow repair services – this in a market did Cook said this past January would be Apple’s largest. Still, When every executive wants to invent the iPod of ___, Apple remains in innovation icon

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