Nintendo Worlds Best Company 2009
BusinessWeek named Nintendo as the world’s best company, beating out giants such as Apple and Google. Nintendo earned its honors from compiled information by management consulting firm, A.T. Kearney, based on traits such as commitment to innovation, diversified portfolios, aggressive expansion, strong leadership, and a clear vision for the future, and meeting requirements such as $10 billion in sales for 2008.
Nintendo had a 36% increase in sales annually over the past five years, and its value growth averaged 38%. According to BusinessWeek “Nintendo’s continued emphasis on innovation has helped the company develop must-haves such as the DS handheld game machine and the Wii console, which outsold rival offerings from Sony and Microsoft.”
Rivals Sony and Microsoft did not make this Top 40, World’s Best Company List. To see the full list please visit: http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/sep2009/gb20090930_066258.htm