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Global 5000 Database Update – November 2017

During the month of November, 513 records were updated bringing the total updates YTD to 5,806. Included in these updates were the addition of 14 new companies to the database in November and 223 for 2017. We also removed 12 companies this month by putting them into...

Global 5000 Database Update – October 2017

During the month of October, 526 records were updated bringing the total updates for the year to 5,293. Included in these updates were the addition of 16 new companies to the database in October and 192 for the year We also removed and 15 companies during the month by...

Japan’s Growth & Manufacturing Challenges

There was an interesting & thought provoking article in Reuters this past week that focused on challenges for Japan's manufacturing industry. With manufacturing being a key element of the Japanese economy, anything that moves a bit in that sector can be cause for...

So, What’s in Your (B2B) CRM?

The Global 5000 database is normally imported into our client's CRM system and then matched to existing records in the system so that all contacts and related activity have an updated set of revenue and employee data.  In many cases, it forms the baseline for dividing...

Global 5000 Database update – August 2017

During the month of August, 532 records were updated bringing the total updates for the year to date to 4,144.  Included in these updates were the addition of 17 new companies to the database in August. We also removed 17 other firms for the month by putting them into...

The FinTech Wave of Payment Companies

As part of building the FinTech Dynamic database, we have identified over 150 companies involved in the payments space. Some are retailer/suppliers who have a vested interest and provide services for the payments industry. These include major retailers like Amazon,...

Global 5000 Database Update — June 2017

During the month of June, 469 records were updated bringing the total updates during Q2 to to 1,360. Included in these updates were the addition of 29 new companies to the database in June and 62 for the quarter We also removed and 26 for the month and 64 for the...

Retailers – and the Amazon / Whole Foods thing

Amazon's recent announcement of the Whole Foods acquisition sent a shiver thru the retail industry. We have read any number of articles over the past few years about the death of retail as some traditional retailers (Sears is the oft mentioned example) as internet...

Update – Global 5000 Database — May 2017

During the month of May, 531 records were updated bringing the total to 2,579 so far this year. Included in these updates were the addition of 21 new companies to the database and 23 others that were put into inactive status. Every month we complete a series of...

An Update of ‘Top’ Lists — Accounting & Tax Firms

As part of our ongoing research activities, we are always looking for sources of company information including top companies in each country and top lists for any industry or segment. In the Business Services industry group, one of the segments is the Accounting and...