The Rise of Samsung (infographic)

The Rise of Samsung (infographic)
In light of today's record quarterly profit guidance Samsung just reported, we thought we'd share this "Rise of Samsung" infographic with you that puts the whole conglomerate in historical perspective.

The mobile business might be maturing, but it still brings over 2/3 of Samsung's operating profit, which it forecasts to be the astonishing $9.2-$9.6 billion last quarter alone. That's a long way from the thirty bucks with which Mr Lee started the business in 1938, trading in fish and veggies. 

Samsung is the indisputable number one in many areas now, and if you want to read more on how it got here, get over to our article on this "chaebol" style organization for the full and fascinating story.

The Rise of Samsung
Image source: Best Choice Reviews

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