Johnson & Johnson (J&J), is a global healthcare company. It develops and markets human health and well being products. J&J well known for its consumer healthcare products like Tylenol is a leading player in pharmaceutical as well as medical devices segment. Johnson & Johnson Business Segments Johnson & Johnson has more than 250 companies located in 60…

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United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is a leading high technology product company. It offers safe and reliable mode of transportation for moving people from place to place and provides safer, smarter and sustainable building solutions. UTC is also a leading aerospace company that provides innovative, safe and convenient air travel and space exploration products. UTC offers…

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Gilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines. Gilead’s primary therapeutic areas of focus include Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), liver diseases, cardiovascular, haematology, oncology, inflammation, and respiratory. The company has operations in more than 30 countries worldwide. Understanding Gilead Business Model Gilead is primarily an infectious disease focused pharmaceutical…

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AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company discovers, develops and markets biopharmaceuticals. As of December 2015, the company employed in excess of 28,000 associates globally and provided products to individuals in more than 170 countries. AbbVie’s mission is to create an innovation-driven, patient-focused specialty biopharmaceutical…

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Amgen Inc. a biotechnology pioneer, is one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies. The company uses human genetics and advanced biotechnology tools to discover, develop, manufacture and sell innovative human therapeutics. Amgen was incorporated in California in 1980 and became a Delaware corporation in 1987. Amgen operates in one business segment: human therapeutics. Understanding…

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Walmart is the world’s largest company (in revenues) with $485 billion in revenue in 2015 (fiscal year ending January 31, 2015). Walmart has about 11,000 stores in 27 countries. Walmart has 2.2 million employees, or “associates, which makes it one of the biggest employer in the world. Walmart Business Segments Walmart business operations are organized…

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This post is about how Square makes money. Firstly, we explain the key elements of Square business model. We provide information on Square products and services, customers, revenue sources, and key cost elements. Then, we share Square Gross Payments Volume (GPV) analysis for the year 2015. Then, we share the revenues, the profits, and the profit…

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This post is about how Alibaba makes money. Firstly, we provide information on Alibaba’s business segments. Then, we look at revenue share of the different business segments. Then, we look at Alibaba’s monetization model. We explain  different services offered by Alibaba and their revenue share during FY 2015. About Alibaba Alibaba is the world’s largest…

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm and one of the largest banking institutions in the USA. The Firm is a leader in financial services for consumers and small businesses, investment banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. The Firm activities are organized into four major reportable business segments,…

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