Forbes Magazine’s List of World’s Most Valuable Tech Brands
America’s leading business magazine, Forbes has recently released its listing of most worthy brands around the globe for the year 2017, and Cupertino’s tech behemoth Apple has once again peaked the list for the seventh time one after the other.
Forbes Magazine’s Senior Editor Kurt Badenhausen said: “Apple’s premium brand manufactures a standard selling price of almost $700 for its iPhones and assists the brand generate more than 80% of industry’s smartphone earnings.”
The catalog of 100 companies that aggregately have a worth of $1.95 trillion attributes some of the most admired companies and, unsurprisingly, has tech giants bagging the top spots.
Badenhausen said, “Tech brands continue to position as the most valuable in the world taking nine of the top 15 spots.”
The following text is the list of the top most valuable tech brands of 2017:
Cupertino’s Tech behemoth Apple has a brand worth of $170 billion, recording a 10 percent gain in comparison to last year.
Google, the world’s most efficient search engine moves in for the second spot with a brand worth of $101.8 billion. It recorded a gain of 23 percent over last year.
The world’s leading software firm, Microsoft secures the third rank on the list with a brand worth of $87 billion, witnessing a modest gain of 10 percent.
Facebook, the social media behemoth which took the world by storm, is now officially world’s fourth most valued brand with a brand worth of $73.5 billion. The company gained a whopping 40 percent over last year, motivated by Facebook’s fresh moves of inflating its services.
World renowned E-commerce website Amazon comes secured the fifth spot on Forbes’ list of most valued tech brands. The online shopping giant also happens to be the sixth most valuable company around the world with a brand worth of $54.1 billion. Amazon registers a year-on-year gain of an astounding 54 per cent.
Samsung, the electronic giant based in South Korea was able to secure the sixth spot on the list with a brand worth of $38.2 billion. The company registers a gain of six per cent year-on-year
The American based Multinational Corporation General Electric scores for the seventh spot on the list while registering a three per cent year-on-year growth, and with a brand value of $37.9 billion.
Boasting a brand worth of $36.7 billion, the American telecom service provider, AT&T, was able to secure the 8th position on the list. The brand accomplished substantial growth of 12 per cent throughout the year.
In spite of experiencing a contraction of business earnings by 20%, the global tech and innovation brand IBM secured the 9th position on the list boasting a brand worth of $33.3 billion.
Making its way to the tenth spot is the California-based chip manufacturer Intel with the brand worth of $31.4 billion. Intel recorded a 13% year-on-year growth.