The Fortune 500 List for 2016 Is Out

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Today saw the release of the 2016 Fortune 500 list, an annual ranking of American companies by revenue, and Apple is still the nation’s top tech company. The brand ranked third on the list, behind only Wal-Mart and Exxon Mobil, and moved up two places from last year.

While the change might not be surprising to the nation’s fervent iPhone users, the new list did contain a remarkable rankings bump: Since the 2015 list, Netflix jumped tremendously from No. 474 to the No. 379 spot, which means that despite your continued shared usage of your ex-boyfriend’s mom’s account, the company is still turning a serious income.

So which of your favorite fashion and beauty retailers made the cut? came in strong at No. 18, while Macy’s rang in just outside the top 100 at 103. Gap is still a powerful force at No. 177 and Nordstrom came in at 197 on the list. JCPenney landed at No. 228 while L Brands, which owns Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, ranked in at 234. Meanwhile, Estée Lauder and Ralph Lauren came in at 261 and 354, respectively. And almost just as strong as our online shopping addiction is our morning latte habit, which helped bring Starbucks to No. 146.

See the top 10 companies below and view the complete 2016 list on

1. Wal-Mart
2. Exxon Mobil
3. Apple
4. Berkshire Hathaway
5. McKesson
6. UnitedHealth Group
7. CVS Health
8. General Motors
9. Ford Motor
10. AT&T

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