Samsung Timeline: From Grocery Trading Company to Electronics Giant

Samsung office

 

Samsung is one of the biggest companies in South Korea contributing about 20 percent of total country’s exports and a decent amount of GDP. But the world’s second largest chaebol by revenue wasn’t the same when it was started in 1938.

Reuters has nicely summarized all the important events in Samsung’s history till December 2010.

Samsung Timeline

PS: Another worth reading article from Reuters: Can Samsung change with the tech times?