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07 Nov, 2019, 00:00 GMT Toyota Tops Leaderboard as Automakers Rule Inaugural BrandZ™ Top 50 Most Valuable Japanese Brands Ranking

With a brand value of US$29.0 billion, Toyota races into first place in the newly launched BrandZTM Top 50 Most Valuable Japanese Brands ranking by...


30 Oct, 2019, 16:00 GMT Banks Lead First BrandZ™ Top 40 Most Valuable Canadian Brands Ranking

RBC and TD Bank take the top spots in the first BrandZTM Top 40 Most Valuable Canadian Brands ranking – a new study by WPP and Kantar tracking the...


25 Sep, 2019, 16:00 BST Brand-building for Longevity and Future Growth Becomes Major Focus for Top Brands in BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable Indian Brands Ranking

India's most valuable brands, many of which have built their businesses through disruption, are now looking to capitalise on their achievements and...


11 Sep, 2019, 00:01 BST Deliveroo, Costa Coffee and BrewDog are the UK's Fastest Growing Brands in the 2019 BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable UK Brands Ranking

Deliveroo, Costa Coffee and BrewDog are growing in value faster than any other UK brands, according to the 2019 BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable UK...


05 Sep, 2019, 10:45 BST Resilient Brands Defy Macroeconomic Challenges to Achieve Overall Value of $37.14 Billion in 2019 BrandZ™ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands

The combined value of the brands in the BrandZ™ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar and now in its...


29 Aug, 2019, 03:00 BST Trust, Innovation and Experiences are Powering Growth

Innovation and brand experience have proven to be critical factors driving performance according to the latest BrandZ™ Top 40 Most Valuable...


22 Aug, 2019, 15:30 BST BrandZ™ Top 50 Most Valuable Indonesian Brands Increase 4% in Overall Brand Value to $84 Billion as Technology-enabled Categories Deliver Strongly

Bank Central Asia (BCA) has claimed the number one spot for the fifth year running in the BrandZ™ Top 50 Most Valuable Indonesian Brands ranking...


11 Jun, 2019, 05:01 BST Accelerated Growth Sees Amazon Crowned 2019's BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand

With little sign of a slowdown in growth, Amazon has become the world's most valuable brand, according to the 2019 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable...


14 May, 2019, 00:15 BST Humanization of Technology Drives $339 Billion Brand Value Growth in Second BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands Ranking

Innovative use of technology such as artificial intelligence and data analytics has helped e-commerce deliver numerous human benefits, fuelling a 33% ...


06 May, 2019, 06:00 BST China's Most Valuable Brands Grow a Record 30% to $889.7 Billion in 2019 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands Ranking - With Alibaba the New Number One

Alibaba has been crowned the most valuable brand in China for the first time in the annual BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands ranking,...


26 Mar, 2019, 12:15 GMT Zara Leads BrandZ™ Top 30 Most Valuable Spanish Brands as Apparel and Retail Sectors Face Challenging Climate

In a ranking dominated by apparel brands, Zara has retained the top spot as the most valuable Spanish brand with a value of $24.8 billion in the...


20 Mar, 2019, 08:45 GMT BrandZ™ Top 30 Most Valuable Italian Brands Grow 14% in Total Value

"Made in Italy" brand value continues to grow year-on-year, due to the strong international market presence of well-known Italian brands. According...


31 Jan, 2019, 16:15 GMT Technology and Engineering Dominate BrandZ™'s Most Valuable German Brands Ranking as SAP Becomes Germany's First $50 Billion Brand

Despite being the most valuable BrandZ ranking in Europe, Germany's Top 50 still needs to work harder to create emotional bonds with consumers...


13 Dec, 2018, 18:00 GMT Luxury Brands Dominate BrandZ™ Top 50 Most Valuable French Brands 2019 Ranking

- Total brand value rises 12% as Louis Vuitton retains top spot and Chanel takes second place - CSR represents a new opportunity to boost perceptions ...


06 Dec, 2018, 15:00 GMT Dutch Brands Perceived as the Most Innovative in Europe as Technology Dominates the Ranking

Disruptive 'new giants' rank alongside iconic brands in the first BrandZ™ Top 30 Most Valuable Dutch Brands report Dutch brands are punching above...


14 Nov, 2018, 21:30 GMT Customer Experience Emerges as Critical Factor, Along with Innovation, Boosting Brands in the 2019 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands Ranking

- Apple jumps into the number one spot as the Most Valuable US brand, with a brand worth of $316 billion on the strength of devices combined with...


26 Feb, 2014, 12:30 GMT Less loyal to mobile handsets than to OS

A new report by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has found that just 41% of users stay loyal to a specific brand when they change device compared with 68%...