Nintendo Is The Best Company In The World

So says a ranking in business publication BusinessWeek. The top forty companies were rated on 2008 sales and international sales percentage.

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So says a ranking in business publication BusinessWeek. The top forty companies were rated on 2008 sales and international sales percentage. Consulting firm A.T. Kearney picked the best of the best from 2,500 companies worldwide. According to BusinessWeek, “Kearney then only considers those companies with 2008 sales greater than $10 billion, with at least 25% derived from outside their home region.”

Here’s how the top ten looks:

  1. Nintendo (Electronics)
  2. Google (Internet Services)
  3. Apple (Electronics)
  4. Doosan Heavy Industries (Construction Products & Services)
  5. Hyundai Heavy Industries (Shipbuilding)
  6. GDF Suez (Utilities)
  7. MTN (Telecommunications)
  8. Monsanto (Chemicals)
  9. Inditex (Apparel)
  10. BHP Billiton (Mining & Metals)

Sony and Microsoft did not make the top forty. [via BusinessWeek]

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