Top 25 Best Global Brands — Samsung, Microsoft Beat Apple

Branding consultants Interbrand have released their 2009 “Best Global Brands” report. Once again, Coke is the planet’s most valuable brand. IBM and Microsoft took second and third respectively. Check out he top 25 inside.


Top 25 Most Valuable Brands



1. Coca-Cola
2. IBM
3. Microsoft
4. GE
5. Nokia
6. McDonald’s
7. Google
8. Toyota
9. Intel
10. Disney
11. HP
12. Mercedes-Benz
13. Gillette
14. Cisco
15. BMW
16. Louis Vuitton
17. Marlboro
18. Honda
19. Samsung
20. Apple
21. H&M
22. American Express
23. Pepsi
24. Oracle
25. Nescafe

The big losers on the list were mostly car brands — Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW all slipped at least one spot on the list compared to 2008. American Express also took a big hit – dropping 7 places on the 2009 list.

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