The Best Global Brands of 2009

Updated: December 15, 2009

There are few surprises in the list of The Top 50 Best Global Brands of 2009. But with the economy a veritable see-saw over the past year, it's interesting to see how brand values fared vs. the valuation of the companies themselves. Although the United States was hit hard by the crash of its financial markets, it's clear to see that the country dominates the list with the most top global brands. For a description of the basis of these conclusions, check out the methodology and the brand value equation.

 

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