I was born in Georgia in 1979, and a year later my three stores racked up $7 million in sales. Today, I am the world's third-largest retailer and America's second-largest retailer, with 2,207 retail stores in all 50 states, China, Mexico, Canada and more. My annual sales top $75 billion. More than 22 million people visit one of my stores each week. My stores typically sport more than 100,000 square feet and contain about 40,000 different products. I employ about 350,000 people. I buy wood only from responsibly managed forests and not from endangered ones. Who am I?
Last Week's Trivia Answer:
I was founded in 1906 in Rochester, N.Y., as The Haloid Co., and I got my current name in 1961. Today, based in Connecticut, I am the world's premiere document-management company, employing more than 50,000 worldwide, including a female chief executive officer. I rake in about $16 billion annually, and I spend nearly a billion dollars a year on research and development. Among other things, I offer printers, digital presses, multifunction devices, digital copiers, supplies, software and support. I hold more than 8,000 active U.S. patents. I have recently been named one of America's most admired companies. Who am I? (Answer: Xerox)