Fortune Magazine has compiled its 2017 “Fortune 500,” and once again there are a number of NAED members on the list. There are also a number of corporations that that compete with NAED members on the list.
For the fifth straight year, Wal-Mart sits at the top of the Fortune 500 with $485.9 billion in revenue last year. According Fortune president, Alan Murray, Wal-Mart earned double the revenue of the company that finished second on the list, Berkshire Hathaway.
Online giant Amazon came in 12th on the Fortune 500 with $136 billion in revenue during its fiscal year. That's a 27% increase in revenue from the previous year.
DIY chain stores Home Depot and Lowe's finished 23rd and 40th this year. Both are actively pursuing the pro contractor market as a way to increase revenue, and both have reported growing success stories with pro customers.
Grainger is 282 on the Fortune 500 with more than $10 billion in revenue. Last year, Grainger was 285 on the list.
Anixter is the first NAED member company on the Fortune 500. It reported $7.6 billion in revenue, placing it 359th on the Fortune 500. Last year, Anixter was listed as 391st.
HD Supply is 364th on the Fortune 500 with $7.5 billion in revenue. Last year, HD Supply was 320th, marking a 44 spot drop this year.
WESCO International is 373rd on the Fortune 500 for 2017 with $7.3 billion in revenue. It was 357th last year.
Graybar is 420th with $6.385 billion in revenue. It jumps up three places from last year's 423rd spot.
And Rockwell Automation makes the Fortune 500 in the 442nd spot after earning $5.88 billion in revenue. It dropped from 412th in 2016.
For the complete list of the 2017 Fortune 500, you can click here.
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