Fortune 500 rank: 35
Headcount: Up 34% to 49,400
No. of employees added: 12,600
Demand for the iPad and iPhone has fueled the company's 47% growth in retail sales. Apple opened 44 new store locations and added 12,600 new employees last year. Currently, the company operates 317 stand-alone retail stores globally.
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Last updated May 05 2011: 2:58 PM ET