Articles in our Industry News Section

Global 5000 – Where Does the Revenue Come From?

There has been a fair amount of business press lately about the nationalization vs globalization moves of large companies. Are these large companies really global giants? To look at where some of these firms get their revenue, we examined 10 of the largest US...

The Ups and Downs of the Technology Markets

This past week we read the news of impending layoffs at Cisco, a strong financial report from Dell and a cautious outlook from HP.  A mixed bag for sure.  Looking back at the past few years of revenue reporting from the technology companies in The Global 5000, we find...

Fortune 500 and The Bigger World of The Global 5000

Fortune just released the F500 listing based on 2010 revenue and it gives us a chance to see where these companies rank compared to the continuing, expanding global picture. The Fortune list includes US public companies whereas The Global 5000 includes all countries...

CenturyLink acquring Savvis – differing industry profiles

In an announcement today, CenturyLink (#1340 on The Global 5000 list) is going to acquire Savvis (#3084 on The Global 5000 list). CenturyLink is also in the process of getting all the regulatory clearances to complete the acquisition of Qwest. CenturyLink is on a fast...

Maturing Technology Markets

An article posted on Yahoo business today was interesting in that it brought to light the concept that some technology markets have matured and technology based companies are starting to think about the business differently. This was about Samsung Electronics selling...

Vegas, baby – a look at the recovery from the recession

As everyone went thru the recession in 2008 / 2009 we read and experienced a number of industries and places that suffered. One of those was Las Vegas where tourism was down, housing and foreclosures sky rocketed and corporate travel to events and conferences were...

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