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Google dethrones Apple as world's most valuable brand

01.02.2017

The Android and Chrome owner increased its value 24% to $109.5bn (£88.1bn) – just moving ahead of Apple, which was down 27% to $107.1bn (£8.2bn). Google last topped the list in 2011, when it was overtaken by the iPhone… read more

Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable brand

01.02.2017

Apple has been replaced by Google as the world’s most valuable brand, according to new rankings. The Global 500 research, compiled annually by business valuation company Brand Finance, looks at how much a firm's brand is likely to be… read more

China’s top ranked corporate brands say a lot about the economy and how it’s changing

23.11.2016

New economy companies including NetEase, WeChat and Alibaba are among the fastest growing mainland brands this year, although the top household names are still dominated by established banking and oil companies, according to the latest… read more

Three Top Brands On Sale For Long-Term Investors

14.11.2016

Many value investors prefer to look for stocks of great companies that have become out of favor due to the market's short-term focus. Investors may also prefer to buy stocks while they are near 52-week lows, and trading below intrinsic… read more

Lego’s fight to capture kids imagination in a digital world

11.11.2016

More than 80 years since it began work in a small carpenter's workshop, Lego continues to carve its way into the hearts of children. From physical toys and clothing, to blockbuster movies and theme parks, Lego remains determined to build new… read more

Top 100 brands in Malaysia revealed

09.11.2016

In the very broadest sense, a brand is the focus for all the expectations and opinions held by fans, players, staff and other stakeholders about a club. However, when looking at brands as business assets that can be bought, sold and… read more

Stumped Tata camp rethinks strategy

05.11.2016

The decision of the independent directors at Indian Hotels (IHCL) to wholeheartedly back Cyrus Mistry+ came as a shock for the Tata camp. As the impact sunk in, there was growing acceptance at Tata Sons that they needed a more proactive… read more

Why John Lewis’s new boss could be in for a tough ride

27.10.2016

With falling profits, planned staff cuts and concerns over its online operation, John Lewis’s newly appointed managing director Paula Nickolds inherits the department store chain at a challenging time. Earlier this week, John Lewis… read more

UAE’s home-grown brands enhanced by country’s positive image around the world

14.10.2016

London // The UAE’s global image gave an extra US$12 billion boost to the value of its home-grown brands over the past year, research published this week shows. The London consultancy Brand Finance said that the combined value of all… read more

Nation Brands 2016 report: Singapore strong, US valuable

13.10.2016

The US once more has the most valuable country brand while Singapore's is the strongest, according to Brand Finance’s annual National Brands report, with a strong correlation continuing to exist between a strong nation brand and… read more

Samsung’s Balance Sheet and Brand Reputation Hit by Galaxy Note 7

11.10.2016

Listen to CFO Journal’s Nina Trentmann discuss Samsung’s brand value and balance sheet. Samsung Electronic Co.’s decision to permanently withdraw its flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 from the market will substantially harm… read more

If you can't beat them, then buy them

09.09.2016

A mixture of acquisition and organic growth is likely to mark the international expansion of Chinese brands in coming years China is the world's leading manufacturing economy. It is second only to the US in terms of GNP and is expected to… read more

Selling what it means to be British

01.09.2016

What is a cup of tea? You may think of it as simply a receptacle containing a hot drink, but that’s not how Alex Gordon sees it. Dr Gordon is the founder and chief executive of semiotics and cultural insights agency Sign Salad whose… read more


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