Why care about the Fortune 500? Easy: You may be looking for a new job. You might be searching for a sales lead. You could be conducting corporate research or gathering investor information. Or you just might want the bragging rights associated with being one of the top companies in the country. Below are two visualizations that allow you to explore the Fortune 500 visually. With the map, you can find the U.S. headquarters for each company on the list. On the line chart, you can see how each company has moved through the ranks over the last two decades. Enjoy.

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