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REVENUES PROFITS
Rank Company Global 500 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 Carrefour 25 129,134 11.7 1,862 -40.9
2 Metro 50 101,217 12.1 590 -47.8
3 Tesco 56 94,300 -0.4 3,751 -11.8
4 CVS Caremark 63 87,472 14.6 3,212 21.8
5 Kroger 82 76,000 8.2 1,249 5.8
6 Walgreen 122 59,034 9.8 2,157 5.7
7 Groupe Auchan 126 57,792 14.5 1,064 -19.2
8 Seven & I Holdings 129 56,107 12.7 917 -18.9
9 AEON 140 51,945 16.2 -27 -107.2
10 Supervalu 169 44,564 1.2 -2,855 -581.5
11 Safeway 173 44,104 4.3 965 8.7
12 Woolworths 180 42,196 26.2 1,456 43.3
13 Royal Ahold 187 40,117 -20.9 1,572 -60.8
14 George Weston 254 32,361 5.9 780 48.8
15 J. Sainsbury 261 31,876 -11.0 487 -26.2
16 Wesfarmers 287 30,050 292.3 940 52.2
17 Alliance Boots 301 28,984 21.7 170 748.3
18 Delhaize Group 321 27,874 6.7 684 21.8
19 Rite Aid 337 26,290 7.7 -2,915 N/A
20 William Morrison Supermarkets 344 25,909 -0.2 820 -26.0
21 Publix Super Markets 373 24,110 3.9 1,090 -8.0
22 Migros 379 23,795 25.8 648 -2.7
Rank Company Revenues % Assets %
1 Carrefour 1.4 2.6
2 Metro 0.6 1.3
3 Tesco 4.0 5.7
4 CVS Caremark 3.7 5.3
5 Kroger 1.6 5.4
6 Walgreen 3.7 9.6
7 Groupe Auchan 1.8 2.9
8 Seven & I Holdings 1.6 2.4
9 AEON -0.1 -0.1
10 Supervalu -6.4 -16.2
11 Safeway 2.2 5.5
12 Woolworths 3.4 9.7
13 Royal Ahold 3.9 8.3
14 George Weston 2.4 4.9
15 J. Sainsbury 1.5 3.4
16 Wesfarmers 3.1 2.6
17 Alliance Boots 0.6 0.6
18 Delhaize Group 2.5 5.1
19 Rite Aid -11.1 -35.0
20 William Morrison Supermarkets 3.2 6.9
21 Publix Super Markets 4.5 13.5
22 Migros 2.7 1.4
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
U.S. 140
Japan 68
France 40
Company 2008 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,100,000
China National Petroleum 1,618,393
State Grid 1,537,000
Company 2008 Profits
($ millions)
Exxon Mobil $45,220
Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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