Sony is a Japanese company that focuses on the design, development, manufacture and selling of electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide, as well as providing life and non-life insurance, banking services and credit finance services through the company’s finance segment. It also offers consumer products and devises, personal computers and memory-based portable audio devices.
It is the 3rd largest television manufacturer in the world, which started shortly after the end of WWII, as a single electronics store in a bombed damaged building in Tokyo, with $530 and 8 employees. In 2012, it had revenues of ¥6.395 trillion, with a large reserve of cash. In May 2012, the shares were valued at about $15billion, and are one of Japan’s largest corporations in terms of revenue and ranked 87th on the 2012 list of Fortune Global 500.Trade SNE