In Pictures: 11 fun facts about Apple

To celebrate Wednesday’s shareholder meeting, we’ve ventured deep into the jungle primeval of Apple’s proxy statements to bring you eleven bits of trivia about the company’s operations. Read on to discover just how gigantic Apple is, whose notable name is missing from the roster of the company’s officers, and the surprising truth about executive compensation.

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Retail is its own country …

Apple divides its earnings reports into five geographical regions: the Americas, Europe, Japan, Asia-Pacific, and … Retail.

And it’s no slouch, either: The company’s brick-and-mortar operations—in 13 countries throughout the world—generated net sales of nearly $19 billion in 2012; that’s a 33-percent jump from the previous year.

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