Best Global Brands list for 2013

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Best Global Brands

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1. Apple Inc.

Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.

 

Founded – April 1, 1976
Founders – Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne
Industry – Computer hardware, Computer software, Consumer electronics, Digital distribution
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

2. Google Inc.

Google Inc.
Google Inc.

 

Founded – September 4, 1998
Founders – Larry Page, Sergey Brin
Industry – Internet, Computer software, Telecoms equipment
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

3. Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola

 

Founded – March 27, 1944
Founders – John Pemberton
Industry – Beverages
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

4. IBM Corporation

IBM Corporation
IBM Corporation

 

Founded – June 16, 1911
Founders – Thomas J. Watson, Charles Ranlett Flint
Industry – Computer hardware, Computer software, IT services, IT consulting
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

5. Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation

 

Founded – April 4, 1975
Founders – Bill Gates, Paul Allen
Industry – Computer software
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

6. GE Company

GE Company
GE Company

 

Founded – 1892
Founders – Thomas Edison, Charles Coffin, Elihu Thomson, Edwin Houston
Industry – Conglomerate
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

7. McDonald’s

McDonald's
McDonald’s

 

Founded – May 15, 1940
Founders – Richard and Maurice McDonald,Ray Kroc
Industry – Restaurants
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

8. Samsung Group

Samsung Group
Samsung Group

 

Founded – 1938
Founders – Lee Byung-chul
Industry –  Chemicals, Consumer electronics, Electronic components, Medical equipment, Precision instruments, Semiconductors, Ships, Telecommunications equipment
Country – South Korea
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

9. Intel Corporation

Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation

 

Founded – July 18, 1968
Founders – Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce
Industry – Semiconductors
Country – United States
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

10. Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation
Toyota Motor Corporation

 

Founded – August 28, 1937
Founders – Kiichiro Toyoda
Industry – Automobiles, commercial vehicles, engines, motorcycles
Country – Japan
Area served – Worldwide

 

 

 

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