Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994. The tech giant is the largest Internet retailer in the world as measured by revenue and market
capitalization, and second largest after Alibaba Group in terms of total sales. The amazon.com website started as an online bookstore and later diversified to sell video downloads/ streaming , MP3 downloads/ streaming, audiobook downloads/ streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo—and is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS and PaaS). Amazon also sells certain low-end products under its in-house brand AmazonBasics.
Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG) is a transportation management company in North America, providing intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. As a publicly-traded company with over $3.5 billion in revenue,the company owns two subsidiaries: Mode Transportation (formerly Exel Transportation Services), a third
party logistics company (Unyson); and Hub Group Trucking, which provides intermodal freight transport and drayage services. Hub Group was founded in 1971 by Phillip Yeager. The company went public in 1996 and is traded on the NASDAQ exchange. David Yeager, son of Phillip Yeager, serves as Hub Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The company is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois .For over 46 years, Hub Group has been dedicated to making our customers' lives easier by offering comprehensive intermodal, highway and logistics services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world, measured by revenues and other metrics, since 2014.It ranked No. 64 on the Fortune Global 500 in 2017and No. 33 on the 2016 edition of the Forbes Global 2000 list
of largest public companies. Nestlé's products include baby food, medical food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods, and snacks. Twenty-nine of Nestlé's brands have annual sales of over CHF1 billion (about US$1.1 billion ), including Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat, Smarties, Nesquik, Stouffer's, Vittel, and Maggi. Nestlé has 447 factories, operates in 194 countries, and employs around 339,000 people. It is one of the main shareholders of L'Oreal, the world's largest cosmetics company.
Snapple is a brand of tea and juice drinks which is owned by Dr Pepper Snapple Group and based in Plano, Texas. The company (and brand), which was originally known as Unadulterated Food Products, was founded in 1972. The brand achieved some fame due to various pop-culture references including television shows.
Ball Corporation is an American company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, that is best known for its early production of glass jars, lids, and related products used for home canning. Since its founding in Buffalo, New York, in 1880, when it was known as the Wooden Jacket Can Company, the Ball company has
expanded and diversified into other business ventures, including aerospace technology, and became the world's largest manufacturer of recyclable metal beverage and food containers.
Owens Corning is a global company that develops and produces insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. It was formed in 1935 as a partnership between two major American glassworks, Corning Glass Works and Owens-Illinois. The company employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.Owens Corning has
been a Fortune 500 company every year since the list was created in 1955.