Apple and Google are the top two global brands on the BrandZ list of the top 100
Apple and Google were the top two global brands according to the BrandZ list
AT&T rose from 8th place last year to 6th this year as the global value of its brand rose 10% to $75 billion. The world's largest carrier by subscribers, China Mobile, was in 10th place again, despite a rise of 18% to $55.4 billion in the workd-wide value of its brand. The largest U.S. carrier,Verizon, dropped back three places to 12th as the value of the Verizon name rose 8% from last year to $53 billion.
Smartphone stud Samsung took off like a rocket, rising from 55th to number 30. Thanks to huge hits like the Samsung Galaxy S III and the Samsung GALAXY Note II, the value of the Samsung brand world-wide surged 51% to $21.4 billion. The value of the top 100 brands grew 7% over the year to $2.6 trillion.
source: MarketingWeek (1). (2) via SlashGear