The world is filled with multiple brands and conglomerates. These brands and conglomerate line up various offerings under their product portfolio. Well, thinking of it in rational terms, we consumers have duly been facilitated with the availability of different products, haven’t we?
However, we wouldn’t want to restrict ourselves to just the products, do we? How about we look deep into these brands and seek their worth in the global market? How about we rank them up as the best or most valuable brands, that’s do good, aye?
We wanted to keep the list as professional as we could, so we took head from the valuation of Forbes and compiled the list of ’10 Biggest or Most Valuable Brand in the World Right Now’.
Read along as we present ourcase.
10 .General Electric
A conglomerate based in the United States, General Electric has been on the scene since 1892. It has its headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut. The company specializes as a technology and financial service provider with ventures into aircraft engines, power generation, media content and more.
The company has more than 300,000 employees working under them. The CEO of the conglomerate is Jeffrey Immelt.
Brand Value- $ 36.7 Billion
A food retail giant of the world, McDonald’s has its franchise set up all over the world. The company was started way back in 1955 and has its headquarters based in Oak Brookes, Illinois.
It made its name with ventured into hamburgers, French fries, sundaes, drinks, and softies. The company employees more than 420,000 workers under its franchise network.
Brand Value- $ 39.1 Billion
Disney, the reminiscent of the company formed by Walt Disney back in 1923 is primarily a broadcast and cable company these days. It is also actively involved in film production and more.
The company has its headquarters in Burbank, California. It has more than 185,000 employees working under them.
Brand Value- $ 39.5 Billion
International Business Machine Corp., ashort acronym for IBM, is the forefront of thetechnology world. They are often cited as the leading information technology and business processes management company in the world.
The company was established in 1911 and has its headquarters in Armonk, New York. The company has more than 370,000 employees working under them.
Brand Value- $ 41.4 Billion
The top tiered automotive company in the world, Toyota is placed at sixth on the list of best brands across the world. The company was founded in 1937 by Kiichoro Toyoda in Japan and has its headquarters at Toyota, Aichi.
Apart from stints asthe largest automobile company, Toyota is also involved in the development of Intelligent Transport System. The company employees 33,000 staffs under them.
Brand Value- $ 42.1 Billion
World’s largest social networking site, Facebook has already created quite a name for itself in the brand recognition. It’s a testament to them, that they are able to call upon such a large brand within a short span of time since it was founded in 2004.
The company is headed by Mark Zuckerberg and is based in Menlo Park, California. It has more than 12,000 employees working under them.
Brand Value- $ 52.6 Billion
Well, cheer up as your favorite drink is out here, Coca-Cola. The company is reckoned as the fourth largest brand in the world at present. It was founded in 1892 and has its base set up in Atlanta, Georgia.
The company is the leading beverage marketer in the world and has a portfolio of great products under their lineage. The company has its base set up at more than 200 nations. The company employees more than 123,000 staffs under them.
Brand Value- $ 58.5 Billion
The software and programming giant, Microsoft is placed at third on the list of best brands in the world. It was founded back in 1975 by Bill Gates and has its headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
The company is ever present of the software scene and is duly recognized for it. It is currently helmed by Satya Nadella and has over 118,000 employees working for them.
Brand Value- $ 75.2 Billion
Another technology giant in the world, Google started out as a basic search engine. The company now incorporates search engine, operating systems, enterprise and hardware products among few.
It was founded in 1998 and has its headquarters set up in Mountain View, California. The company is currently headed by its CEO Lawrence Page. It has over 50,000 staffs working under the brand.
Brand Value- $ 82.5 Billion
The top rank is reserved for Apple Inc., the brainchild of Steve Jobs. The company is also the only one to have a brand value of over $ 100 billion. The company was started back in 1976 and has its base in Cupertino.
Apple Inc. has a wide demeanor with hands in design, hardware, manufacturing of various mobile and computers along with digital music players. The company also has consumer software applications under its belt.
It is headed by Tim Cook at present and has over 110,000 employees working for the brand.
Brand Value- $ 154.1 Billion
Well, that was all from us on this one. If you’ve got anything to share about, do mention in down below in the comments. We’d love to hear from your side.