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Internet spammers cost society US$20 billion per year, yet only make US$200 million in revenue.
In 2014, about 89% of Google’s US$66 billion in revenue came from advertising.
Every resident of Alaska gets an annual “oil royalty check”, a payment representing their share of revenue from Alaskan oil. In 2008, it was US$2,069.
Revenue from digital music downloads and subscriptions outpaced CD sales in the U.S. for the first time in 2014.
The top 1% of bands and solo artists earn 77% of all revenue from recorded music, a 2014 report found.
At the peak of his power, infamous Medellin cartel boss Pablo Escobar brought in an estimated US$420 million a week in revenue.
Drug companies spend 24% of revenue on marketing and just 13% on research and development.
The Empire State Building generates more revenue from the observation deck than from all the commercial tenants in the remaining 101 floors combined.
Overbooking is not illegal and every airline does it to maximise their revenue.
When Nintendo had a fall in revenue from the less successful Wii U, its CEO cut his pay in half for 5 months.
3 of the world’s largest 20 firms by revenue –Apple, Chevron, and McKesson– are headquartered in California.