Amazon Now The World’s Most Valuable Company, Apple, Google Follows
Amazon has been listed as the world’s most valuable brand ahead of Apple and Google. The new ranking see the Retail giant ending the 12-year run of both Google and Apple as the top brands. The company is currently valued at $315 billion, follow by Google and Apple value around 309$ billion. This is followed by Microsoft which is valued at $251B. VISA comes fifth with $177B and Facebook with a $158B value.
Details of the list shows that 8 out of the 10 companies are American companies. The other two companies are McDonald’s and AT&T, which located on the 9th and 10th positions respectively. Completing the list and occupy the 7th and 8th position, is Chinese Alibaba Group with a $131B value and Tencent with $130B value. Out of all listed brands, only Facebook and Tencent have seen a year-over-year decrease in brand value – -27% for the Chinese company and -2% for Mark Zuckerberg’s social media company.
Although Amazon may be world’s most valuable company, Microsoft is currently the biggest company, with around $1,016B. The list is followed by Amazon with $916B, Apple with $751B and Google’s Alphabet with $750B.