The most valuable brands
Apple : Apple tops the world’s list of valuable brands with $206 Billion threshold annual look for the ninth time consecutively. Apple is an industry of Electronics which include mobile phones, personal laptops, tablets etc. and the Information technology. Established on 1 April 1976 by Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne, and Steve Jobs was initially setup for the assembly of home computers and production of PC models but eventually came into limelight after their greatest success on introduction of the mobile products - iPhone smartphones and the iPad tablets. Now, the range of products has extended top smartwatches, iPod, and more. The name stands at the top with its hallmark and stylish design of the products.
Google: Google which is the most used search engine on the internet stands at the second position with the estimated value of $132.1 billion. It was established in 1993 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page which came up with an idea of search service processing a large number of queries per day. It is leading at the top most with its advanced search engine and the most powerful advertising aggregate on the Internet which is generating the large revenue. Recently, the industry is expanding from its internet services to the introduction of mobile gadgets and software for mobiles. Also, it owns many popular internet services as YouTube, google maps, Gmail services, Google AdWords, etc. which are generating the revenue widely.
Microsoft: The Industry focusing on Software development was the first software developer with MS-DOS operating system that came a as a breakthrough in the field brining success and lump some profits. Founded by Bill Gates, it is one of the leading companies in the PC software market with release of manufactures products like Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows and Xbox including mobile devices and accessories, video, audio, and office equipment.
Amazon : A biggest company of retail business is the 5th largest brand in the world and stands at first to be the most expensive company by market capitalization. Amazon was established in 1994 by Jeff Bezos in Seattle, Washington focusing on retail business which is now has an annual turnover amounting to $75 billion approx. It is one of the biggest retail company of America selling and delivering many types of products worldwide over the Internet. It allows Internet users, suppliers, and producers to sell any type of goods on their own using Amazon’s website as an online shop. It has reached heights with high profits for its high-quality goods at low prices with the added benefit of a prompt delivery and a wide assortment of various goods.
Facebook: It stands as one of the most valuable brands with its yield from internet services and social network with the value of $94.8 billion. Facebook has an annual yield of more than $8 billion solely from online advertising. Developed by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004 is the largest social network platform which is visited by more than 1.86 billion people every single day.
Coca-Cola : One the most famous worldwide beverage brand manufacturer Coca-cola values $59.2 billion and profits from worldwide enormous sale of carbonated soft drink which brings more than $8.5 billion in net profit for the Coca Cola Company every year. The company was established in 1882 as a beverage company selling coca cola drinks which has expanded its product suite to other beverages such as Fanta, Sprite, Diet Coke, and Schweppes.
Samsung: Samsung was established in South Korea in 1938 with the production of personal computers and then Samsung air conditioners and laterally with the development of product line of mobile phones. The company is globally known as a consumer electronics producer and has won Forbes Global magazine’s award in the category of consumer electronics manufacturing in 1999. Nowadays, various kinds of products are an outcome of the Samsung Group. Which includes Electronics, chemicals, finances, household appliances, shipbuilding, aircraft engineering, and entertainment. It has an estimated brand value amounting to 53.1 billion.
Disney : Industry : Products : The Disney brand initially came up as an animation studio by the name of the Walt Disney Company which was created a way back in 1923 by Walt Disney and his brother Roy Disney. Today it is one of the largest studios in Hollywood featuring animated cartoons. The company has advanced into a major television and radio broadcasting network ABC, animation, movie making, and is the owner of theme parks – entertainment parks and water parks
Toyota : Toyota is a Japanese company dealing with automobile manufacturing which started its operation in 1924 and was founded by Saki chi Toyoda. The story behind the establishment of the company is interesting as he didn’t even engage in manufacturing of automobiles earlier but weaved looms and it was his son Kiichiro Toyoda who had an interest in automobile manufacturing and established the company after selling a patented machine. It stands as one of the most valuable brands with an estimated worth of $44.6 billion.
McDonald’s : McDonald's is one of the most famous and known name owning a worldwide chain of fast-food restaurants that was started by two brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald in 1940. The company has the current estimated value of $43.8 billion though its capitalization decreased by as low as 11% after the incidents occurring at various outlets.