The US is home to a lot of the multinational companies and businesses known throughout the world. Having said that, a lot of companies which you could find in the list of US businesses that are deemed most powerful earn several billions of dollars in terms of annual revenue. Apart from massive revenue, they are also home to hundreds and thousands of employees. What exactly are these US-based companies that are most powerful? What makes them the prowess that they are in the business world? Here are the top three companies, as listed by Business Insider.
On top of this list is the Walmart chain of Stores. In 2014, it had a massive revenue of $485.62 billion, and has a massive 2.2 million employees, not just in the US, but around the world. The Walmart chain of stores has 11,500 stores scattered across 28 countries. It is a family-owned company, and is one of the most valuable retail brands in the world. It is also the largest employer in America, and makes it a point that the wages of their employees are raised and well taken care of.
Another great company on this list is Target, with a total revenue of roughly $72.6 billion, with more than 300,000 employees. With this massive revenue, they have also been able to contribute to various global initiatives, fundraising activities, and are also staunch advocates of equal rights for people.
Another Massively-earning company is General Electric, with a revenue of more than $140 Billion in 2014, with 305,000 employees. The company has a lot of employees worldwide, and provides a lot of basic electronic appliances which we use on a regular basis. The company takes pride in its ability and dedication to constantly innovate on their products and services.