Apple Surpasses Google as Most Valuable Brand

Apple Surpasses Google as Most Valuable Brand

According to the latest findings from the 15th annual Interbrand Best Global Brands report, Apple has once again emerged as the world’s most valuable brand. The 2014 rankings show Apple maintaining its lead with a brand value of US$118.9 billion, marking a 21 percent increase from the previous year.

Apple narrowly surpassed Google, which also showed impressive growth, increasing its brand value by 15 percent to $107.4 billion.

Apple Surpasses Google as Most Valuable Brand

Both Apple and Google have been strong contenders in the brand value rankings, frequently vying for the top position. Although Apple currently leads according to Interbrand, another ranking by BrandZ places Google at the forefront, ahead of Apple.

The dominance of tech companies is evident in the rankings, with the technology sector accounting for a combined value of $493.2 billion in this year’s report.

Notable mentions in the top ten include Microsoft at number five and Samsung at number seven, highlighting the sector’s significant impact on global brand value.

[Source: The New York Times]

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