2006 Global Brand of the Year (guess...)

Brand Channel asked branding professionals and students the question: “Which brand had the most impact on our lives in 2006?” 'The answers were not surprising.



TOP 10 GLOBAL BRANDS

1 Google
2 Apple
3 YouTube
4 Wikipedia
5 Starbucks
6 Nokia
7 Skype
8 IKEA
9 Coca-Cola
10 Toyota


THE REST OF THE BRANDS THAT RANKED

11 Yahoo!
12 Sony
13 Samsung
14 Zara
15 Microsoft
16 BMW
17 adidas
18 Nike
19 al Jazeera
20 Motorola

21 Puma
22 McDonald’s
23 H&M
24 Volkswagen
25 Visa
26 Honda
27 BBC
28 eBay
29 Amazon.com
30 HSBC

31 Cirque du Soleil
32 Disney
33 LG Electronics
34 Mini
35 Virgin
36 MTV
37 MasterCard
38 Nestlé
39 Canon
40 Pepsi

41 Mercedes
42 Louis Vuitton
43 CNN
44 United Nations
45 FedEx
46 Guinness
47 Nintendo
48 Fairtrade
49 Vodafone
50 Ferrari

51 ING Direct
52 Volvo
53 Hello Kitty
54 Gucci
55 Philips
56 Mazda
57 Burger King
58 Nissan
59 Hyundai
60 Bacardi

61 Ford
62 Café de Colombia/Juan Valdez
63 Infosys
64 Medecins Sans Frontieres
65 Mandarin Oriental Group
66 Chrysler
67 Mitsubishi
68 Daewoo
69 NTT DoCoMo

70 Fiskars
71 Audi
72 MySpace
73 American Express
74 Vegeta
75 Peninsula Hotels
76 Chevron
77 Lexus
78 HP

Compare with:
Top Brands in the US & Canada
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Top Brands in Asia
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