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Global 5000 database update – January 2017

During the month of January we added 19 new companies, while removing 26 others maintaining the total active records in the database at 5,000 for the Global 5000 database. We have raised the floor (lowest revenue for inclusion) to $520 million per year.  As with any...

Amazon and the Retail Industry Woes

The retail industry segment represents just under 10% of the Global 5000 companies and with the holiday sales tallies being reported and earnings season beginning, we are hearing the not-so-jolly news from the retail sector. This is worth a closer look. It was not a...

Global 5000 Database Update – Year End 2016

As we close out 2016, we are pleased to announce that we have reached the 5,000 mark of active records in the database !! During our final stretch in Q4, we added 147 new companies, while removing another 57 others which brings the total active records in the database...

FinTech Market Segmentation

With the rush of funding into the dynamic startup world of FinTech, even more new companies and types of opportunities appear daily. With an eye towards securing funding, many types of companies claim to be a FinTech startup so the definition of 'what is Fintech?'...

Global 5000 database update — November 2016

During the month of November, we added 58 new companies, while removing 17 others which brings the total active records in the database to 4,981 for the Global 5000 database. To date this year, we have added 414 companies to the database and removed 143 due to...

Global 5000 database update — October 2016

During the month of October, we added 36 new companies, while removing 11 others which brings the total active records in the database to 4,939 for the Global 5000 database. To date this year, we have added 356 companies to the database and removed 126 due to mergers,...

Global 5000 DB Updates – September 2016

During the month of September, we added another 20 new companies, removed 8 more bringing the total active records to 4,914. To date this year, we have added 320 companies to the database. For the quarter, we added 97 companies and removed another 35. As with any set...

Global 5000 Database Update – August 2016

During the month of August, we added another 38 new companies, removed 13 more bringing the total active records to 4,897. To date this year, we have added 300 companies to the database. As with any set of b2bdata, pruning and constant attention is a must. Some of the...

Lists, Lists & More Lists

People love lists.  Consumers like the top 10 lists --- top 10 tourist attractions, top cities for retirement, restaurants, US News & World Report's list of top universities are all popular and a hit every year. The same holds true in the business world where we...

Global 5000 Database Update – July 2016

During the month of July, we added another 39 new companies, removed 14 more bringing the total active records to 4.870. To date this year, we have added 262 companies to the database. As with any set of b2bdata, pruning and constant attention is a must Some of the...

Mid-year Update for the Global 5000 Database

As June came to a close, we can look back and take stock of activity and updates to the Global 5000 during the second quarter and first half of 2016. For the month of June, we added 32 new companies and removed (turned inactive) 12 companies for a net add of 20...

Global 5000 Companies and Brexit

When the results from the UK referendum vote were posted a few days ago, so many questions have popped up and a murky picture of the the future is all that can be seen so far. Naturally, the stock market and UK currency felt the most immediate (and somewhat knee-jerk)...

Global 5000 Database Update – April 2016

During the month of April, we updated 356 more records with 20 new companies added and activated for the Global 5000.  Another 11 were removed as a results of mergers or other actions.  At the end of April, there are 4,826 companies that are active. To date this year,...