Its time for the business of brands, folks.
Apple is the best brand in the world since 2009.
Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world and has a net worth of $ 187bn.
The Big 4 technology companies of the world are Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Google. The first and the last companies have assets worth of higher than $ 360bn.
Microsoft has grown its riches by utilizing license agreements with computer manufacturers or by uploading Windows applications on all PCs.
IBM and Intel are renowned names in the technology industry of the world.
Market cap to GDP of India has increased to 115%.
In 2014, UCO bank won the prestigious Skoch Award for best bank in financial inclusion.
At that time and before, the esteemed bank was one of the best in all financial parameters among the Indian banks.
Tourism in India is a good branding story by government of India.
IIMs and IITs are world’s leading educational institutions and most respected brands and 66% of India’s CEOs are IIM grads.
Coke has market share of 42% and PepsiCo has 19%.
Samsung is the largest TV brand in the US with market share of 20% followed by LG, Sony and Panasonic. Netflix has come up as a good video streaming brand in the last decade.
Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are the top selling sedans in the US.
Seven is the best jeans brand in the US. It has only one store in India in New Delhi and one pair costs about 15000 bucks.
Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are the Big 3 in investment banking vertical.
KPMG, Ernst and Young, PWC and Deloitte are the Big 4 Accounting companies of the world.
Visa has an edge over Mastercard in the payments business with $ 9 bn value and $ 6.5 bn of the latter.
Proctor and Gamble and Johnson and Johnson are another 2 big brands in the consumer goods market.
Xiaomi, Oneplus and iPhone are the 3 best brands in the smartphone industry.
Marlboro and Benson and Hedges are most popular cigarettes brands in the world.
World GDP has risen to $ 80 trn and Covid 19 has caused a decline in India GDP by 7.3% in FY 21.
While most big brands of good old days have not faded, few like the 3 biggest brands GE, Walmart
and Nokia are now not among the popular brands today.
So, when next time you buy your favorite Sony digital camera you know that its value is priceless to you for some time.
Views expressed above are the author’s own.
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