2010 was a good year for Overstock, it was their first billion dollar one and their most successful year yet.
Their business model, as their name would suggest, is to sell overstocked surplus goods, as well liquidating the inventories of failed companies and selling their goods at below wholesale prices. for best customer service and a Forbes study found them to be one of the top 10 best places to work in America.
They’ve excelled where Blockbuster have failed and that’s evident in their respective companies revenues over the last 5 years. As the youngest company on this list so far, founded in only 2004, Facebook currently has more than 750 million active users on it and has blown other social networks such as Myspace and Bebo out of the water when it comes to popularity.
Net Flix recognised what was wrong with the movie rental industry, and saw where the future was going, and then went there with it. Started by the world’s youngest billionaire – Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook is not without it’s problems, including considerable legal battles and rival companies.
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William Statner, who was hired as a spokesperson for the company, chose stock over pay and is rumored to have sold a large majority of it right before the dot-com bubble burst and has made approximately 0 million from it.There’s no doubt that Amazon has made a huge difference with where we shop in the last 15 years, with the closest website runner up in sales being Staples with less than a third of the sales of Amazon.Google’s ability to come in and create instantly popular features such as Google , make it a force to be reckoned with for any website.Three years in a row, we have looked at how much each of the top websites in the world earn on a annual bases.This year, we put a lot more time and effort into it, to find the most up to date information, most people wouldn’t even know!Founded all the way back in 1991 as America Online, and rebranded as AOL in 2006, AOL is best known for it’s online software suite, where, at it’s prime, 30 million members worldwide would access the internet through this community.