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1955 Fortune 500 companies no longer independent

Here is our first effort to list the companies that were on the Fortune 500 list in 1955 that no longer exist as independent companies.  We have more work to do here, going down the entire list.  But it should remind us of all the fallen giants! Source: Fortune 500...

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Largest American Retailers 1929-2015

This spreadsheet contains extensive data on the largest US publicly-held retailers in 1929, 1955, 1985, and 2015. Source: Compiled by Gary Hoover from Fortune magazine lists of the biggest retailers in 1955, 1985, and 2015, and from the 1930 Moody’s Industrial Manual....

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