Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) is a global management consulting, technology consulting and technology outsourcing company. Previously incorporated in Bermuda, since 1 September 2009 the company has been incorporated in Ireland with its global headquarters located in Chicago. It is said to be the largest consulting firm in the world, as well as being a global player within the technology consulting industry.Accenture is a Fortune Global 500 company.
Kingfisher Airlines is an airline group based in India. Its registered office is the UB Tower in Bangalore and its head office is Kingfisher House in Vile Parle (East), Mumbai.Kingfisher Airlines, through its parent company United Breweries Group, has a 50% stake in low-cost carrier Kingfisher Red.
Kingfisher Airlines is one of six airlines in the world to have a 5-star rating from Skytrax, along with Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines. Kingfisher operates more than 375 daily flights to 71 destinations, with regional and long-haul international services. In May 2009, Kingfisher Airlines carried more than a million passengers, giving it the highest market share among airlines in India.
Kingfisher Airlines is also the sponsor of F1 racing outfit, Force India, in which Vijay Mallya also owns.
TVS Motor Company (BSE: 532343, NSE: TVSMOTOR) is the third largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India and is among the world's top ten. It is the flagship company of the parent TVS Group employing over 40,000 people with an estimated 15 million customers.It manufactures motorcycles, scooters, mopeds and auto rickshaws. It is India's only two-wheeler company to have won the Deming Prize awarded for commitment to quality control, received in 2002.
Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) is an upscale bridge department store chain in the United States, founded by John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin. Initially a shoe retailer, the company today also sells clothing, accessories, handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, fragrances, and in some locations, home furnishings. The corporate headquarters and the flagship store are located in Downtown Seattle, Washington.
Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) is a payroll and human resource service company which serves approximately 572,000 businesses in the US. The company is headquartered in Penfield, NY and has more than 100 locations across the country. The company provides services such as calculating payroll, filing tax payments, administering retirement plans and handling workers' compensation.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006. As a seventh-generation console, the Wii primarily competes with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3. Nintendo states that its console targets a broader demographic than that of the two others.As of August 2010, the Wii leads the generation over the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in worldwide sales,and in December 2009 broke the record for best-selling console in a single month in the United States.
Whole Foods Market is a foods supermarket chain based in Austin, Texas which emphasizes "natural" and organic products. As of September 2009, the company operates 284 stores: 273 stores in 38 U.S. states and the District of Columbia; six stores in Canada; and five stores in the United Kingdom