In India, the ranking of companies is based on several factors, including assets, sales, profit and market share/capitalization. As such, there are a number of companies working in India in various sectors. Most of the well-known companies in the world are large corporate. Many vie for consumer satisfaction by improving their products and after sales services. All over the world, India is well known for the IT related products and the people, who are the driving force behind these.
We will discuss top 5 companies of 2015 in this article.
Steve Jobs founded it in 1976, Apple Inc. is a household name worldwide. Known for innovative technology, Apple has forayed into the markets of software technology, consumer electronics and online services. Its technological marvel has made and established itself a market leader in its product segment. iPad, iPod, iPhone, Mac personal computers are all top class products in their respective fields. It is well known for web browser Safari, iTunes media player, productivity suites, iWork and iLife creativity. It is the largest corporation in terms of public trade in the world.
Another company that features in the top 5 companies of 2015 is Google Inc. It is a multinational technology company established in 1998. Today, Google has become synonymous with internet search. Apart from being a search engine, it also offers a complete office suit as Google Docs, email service as gmail and a social networking service, Google+. With the rapid growth of smartphones, Google’s main challenge was to make itself available in the mobile world. But, with a staggering profit of $14 billion, nothing is impossible for this technology giant.
It is a global technology corporation of America founded in 1977. It has sustained itself in major changes in technological shift worldwide. It has managed to rake in profit as well. It is the market leader in database management system even though it floats its own brand. It also markets its computer hardware products. The company is organized into three businesses: Software and cloud, Hardware systems and Services. It occupies 17th position in Forbes’ World’s most Valuable Brands.
Founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975, Microsoft soon catapulted itself into a technology giant. It develops, manufactures and licenses computer software, personal computers, consumer electronics and many more. Its products are Windows OS, Office suits, Internet Explorer. Today, it stands tall as world’s largest software manufacturer. It is very well entrenched in the video gaming world with Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox gaming console. Its acquisition of smartphone company Nokia has helped it to foray into the handset market.
It is clearly a brand leader in its area of operation. Thus, it gets a place among the top 5 companies of 2015. It is America’s largest e-commerce and cloud computing company. Initially, it started off as an online bookstore. But, later started selling DVDs, Blu-rays and other consumer goods. The company also produces consumer electronics as Kindle e-Reader, Fire tablets, Fire phones and Fire tv. It operates in two segments: North America and International. Its $89 billion profit assures it of a stable future to invest further.
Clearly, these are top 5 companies, which are known for the revenues they generated. They are also known for the innovative ideas, which made them stand tall. Corporate take-overs, mergers and diversification saw that the companies have a clear vision about the future.