Industry: Speciality Stores

Fortune Rank: 100, Inc., is an online retailer offering items including books, music, DVD/video, toys, electronics, software and home products. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 25% to $3.66B. Net income before acct. change decreased 45% to $104M. Revenues reflect a significant sales increase from North America and international operations. Net income was offset by higher operating expenses and income tax., Inc. (Amazon) is a customer-centric company that sells a range of products that it purchases from manufacturers and distributors through its seven retail Websites:,,,,, and Amazon and third-party sellers offer new, used, refurbished and collectible items in categories, such as apparel, shoes and accessories; home, garden and outdoor living products; baby care products; jewelry and watches; books; kitchenware and housewares; beauty products; magazine subscriptions; camera and photography; music and musical instruments; cell phones and service; office products; computers and computer add-ons; software; consumer electronics; sports and outdoors; digital versatile discs (DVDs), including rentals and videos; tools and hardware; gourmet food; toys and video games, and health and personal care. Inc. Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Inc. was ranked number 100 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 100th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue. Inc. achieved revenue of $24,509.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $902.00 million. Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 100th compared to 130th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $19,166 million (a change of 5 million compared to 2010) and profits of $645 million (a change of $257 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Inc. would be ranked 143rd rather than 100th due to its profits of $902 in 2010. Inc. Revenue* Profit* Fortune Ranking

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