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...

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...

Corporate Complexity & the UK Exit from the EU

Among the issues facing the UK as it moves closer to separating from the European Union,  are the trade issues facing companies that do business with their UK based customers. With the EU, trade agreements and business rules have been negotiated and in place for years...

Market Metrics Report for the Global 5000

Using the data for the 5000 largest companies in the world — the Global 5000 database – we have created a set of market metrics based on growth by industry and country. This short report looks at metrics including revenue per employee, market density as...