Dell takes Wal-Mart’s Fortune spot

22 February 2005 – New York (NY): Dell has knocked Wal-Mart off the top spot on Fortune magazine’s annual list of most admired US companies, the magazine has announced.

The tech giant clinched the number one spot for the first time, moving up from fifth place last year.

General Electric was second on the list, followed by Starbucks. Wal-Mart moved down to fourth place.