Each country has a company which holds some clout somewhere, but the Forbes Global 2000 is the biggest and most powerful list in the world, containing the those companies that hold the biggest clout of all.
From mega store to grocery and convenience, the retailers that can claim to be the world’s largest span numbers categories and eve more countries. You might be surprised to see who hails from where and how they stack up against the competition. And, while one retailer continues its hold on the lucrative spot at the top, the stores that round out our list all play an undeniable role in the global economy.
The world arms trade is a multi-billion dollar industry with a strong economic impact on its major exporters. This is a look at the biggest international arms suppliers and buyers, and the United States's recent dramatic jump in market share.