The United States is a continent forged on commerce and industry, helping to make it one of the world's superpowers.
These are the most profitable companies in America today:
This American multinational retailer is one of the most successful companies in the world today. It was founded by Sam Walton in 1962, and incorporated on October 31, 1969. Walmart has since grown to become big business. The Walmart brand consists of a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores.
This year, Fortune reported Walmart's profit as $14.88 million.
The online retailer has gone from strength to strength since it began back in 1994. This American international conglomerate technology company is based in Seattle and was founded by Jeff Bezos.
Amazon made profits of around $11.59 million, according to data from March 2020.