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Rank Company 500 Rank 2010 Number of Employees
1 Wal-Mart Stores 1 2,100,000
2 International Business Machines 18 426,751
3 United Parcel Service 48 400,600
4 McDonald's 111 400,000
5 Target 33 355,000
6 Kroger 25 338,000
7 Hewlett-Packard 11 324,600
8 Sears Holdings 57 312,000
9 PepsiCo 43 294,000
10 Bank of America Corp. 9 288,122
11 General Electric 6 287,000
12 Wells Fargo 23 272,200
13 AT&T 12 266,590
14 Berkshire Hathaway 7 260,519
15 Citigroup 14 260,000
16 Home Depot 30 255,195
17 FedEx 73 245,109
18 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 13 239,831
19 Yum Brands 214 215,460
20 Walgreen 32 210,500
21 United Technologies 44 208,200
22 Aramark 194 208,000
23 General Motors 8 202,000
24 Lowe's 50 197,500
25 Verizon Communications 16 194,400
26 Safeway 60 180,000
26 Best Buy 47 180,000
28 Darden Restaurants 332 174,000
29 HCA Holdings 90 170,000
30 TJX 119 166,000
30 Macy's 107 166,000
32 Ford Motor 10 164,000
33 CVS Caremark 21 161,500
34 Boeing 36 160,500
35 Supervalu 61 160,000
36 J.C. Penney 146 156,000
37 Walt Disney 65 149,000
38 Starwood Hotels & Resorts 441 145,000
39 Coca-Cola 70 139,600
40 Starbucks 229 137,000
40 Johnson Controls 76 137,000
42 Xerox 121 136,500
43 Gap 167 134,000
44 Lockheed Martin 52 132,000
45 Honeywell International 81 130,000
46 Marriott International 210 129,000
47 Emerson Electric 120 127,700
48 Kraft Foods 49 127,000
48 Procter & Gamble 26 127,000
50 Northrop Grumman 72 117,100
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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New York 57
California 53
Texas 51
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Microsoft 38
Goldman Sachs 54
Intel 56
Company 2010 $ (millions)
Exxon Mobil $30,460.0
AT&T $19,864.0
Chevron $19,024.0
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