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IT Spending Added to Global 5000 Company Database

We have made some significant enhancements to the Global 5000 database including the addition of a $$$ estimate for IT spending on each company record in the database.  Along with this, we have also added a spending estimate for training dollars and marketing spend....

B2B Social Media & The Global 5000

As social media in B2B  continues to evolve, we have added a way to measure and compare the social media involvement of Global 5000 companies. Rather than try to evaluate the corporate presence, we have looked at using the LinkedIn profiles of employees in each of the...

Global 5000 Companies in BRIC Countires

Emerging Markets and the BRIC countries seem to come in and out of popularity in recent years. The acronym BRIC has become synonymous with emerging markets. As the economy suffered in 2008 and 2009 many had hoped that growth in BRIC-like countries would help keep the...

The Global 5000 Company Activities in 2011 – M&A and others

During 2011, The Global 5000 companeis were very active with a number of mergers, acquisitions, divesting assets, new IPO's and other corporate actions. In total we recorded 245 activities representing over 330 companies. Tallying up the key areas, there were 135...

The Forbes List & Private Companies in The Global 5000

Forbes magazine has published their annual list of the largest private companies in the US - listed here. They cover US private companies with $2 billion + revenue. This past year (2010 revenue) there were 212 companies that fit the criteria. Except for a few of the...

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