It has a total area of 10 km^2, a workforce of 33,761 employees and 160 production facilities. BASF’s second largest production site in in Antwerp with an area of 6 km^2 and about 3,296 employees. The Verbund site in Nanjing is a 50:50 venture between BASF and China Petroleum & Chemical Company, has an area of 2.2 km^2 and a workforce of about 1,860. Complementing the Nanjing site it the Kuantan site, with a total area of 2.85 km^2 and a workforce of 670 employees. The site in Freeport, Texas has an area of 1.64 km^2, a workforce of 689 and consists of 24 productions facilities.
There are approximately 244 million vehicles in operation in the United States. Around the world, there were about 806 million cars and light trucks on the road in 2007. By 2020, that number will reach 1 billion. Currently, those vehicles burn nearly 260 billion gallons of fuel yearly. In the U.S., as of 2006, the industry included about 21,200 new-car dealerships, 1.07 million manufacturing employees and 1.12 million retail new and used car dealership employees.
It is owned by the Target Corporations itself and all the receivables go into Target has approximately 1,600 million dollars worth of lines of credits from twenty five different banks, approximately half the worth of the line is used and is due back for payment June 2005, with an extension all the way up to June 2006. The other half of the payment is due June 2008. The expected long term rate of securities rate for October 31 2004 was 8.5 %. Operations For 2004, Wal-Mart earned 256 billion in revenues which from sales alone was 26 billion. The top two reasons for such success in ranking first in retail store market, is because Wal-Mart is convenient globally and so are there prices in the competitive market .
GM employs 321,000 individuals world wide. GM has Manufacturing operations in 32 countries and sells vehicles in 200 countries. In 2004 GM sold nearly 9 million vehicles globally. GM was up nearly 4% and posted its second highest total in company history. Incentives are ran by a company to try and entice a customer to purchase a vehicle.
In 1984, with costs reduced, Ford started to repurchase 30 million shares (about 10% of the company’s stock). It’s production of cars in Mexico increased and output was stepped up in South Korea. The following year Ford introduced the Taurus, a modern full-size automobile which had taken 5 years to develop at a cost of $3 billion. The Taurus proved highly successful and won several design awards. Sales and profits reached record levels in 1984, and in 1986 Ford surpassed General Motors in income for the first time since 1924.
In less than two months, there were over two million GM Card accounts, and card balances topped $500 million. The eight million-plus new accounts propelled Household Bank from 10th to 5th place among credit-card issuers. Annual charge volume on the GM Card was $5200, or two and a half times the national average. The Ford-Citibank Card In February 1993, Ford joined forces with Citibank.
Tesco.com 2005 online sales update Sales at Tesco.com, the UK market leader in home shopping, rose by 32% year-on-year, but they still only represent over 3% of its UK sales of £32.7bn! Tesco said it had 750,000 regular customers and 200,000 orders a week online giving a total turnover approaching £1 billion Update - Tesco Direct launched Read Tesco Direct launched In 2006, Tesco launched Tesco Direct to rival catalogue retailers such as Argos. Over 8,000 products will be available from beds and sofas through to kitchenware, electricals, cameras, bikes and golf clubs - giving customers more products at great Tesco prices than they have ever had access to before. Customers can choose the product they want on a new website or from a new catalogue and then order in one of three ways:
In 1998, FedEx launches ground and home delivery. And by 2010, FedEx has up to 8 million packages per day. 12. The two delivery giant UPS and FedEx consist of 25 million packages per day which UPS achieved 15 million packages and FedEx reached 8 million packages in 2010. 13.
It operates more than 600 stores, 80 agency stores, and some duty free stores. It has 5000 full time and part time employees. Profits With more than 600 stores across the province its’ contribution to the gross domestic product of the province is about 2 billion dollars a year. It has increased 28% i.e. $350 million from the previous year 2011-12.
Brands, Inc. or Yum! Is the world’s largest fast food restaurant company- they have more than 40,000 restaurants globally and operates in 125 countries. YUM! Licenses Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut and Wing Street. The total annual revenue is of $13,084 million dollars.