In today’s modern and rapidly developing world, the consumers run for branded items only. We never effort to see whether the quality of a product is good or not, because what matters is the brand name. These days, brands have become a name of trust. Here we are going to talk about the top 10 best selling brands in the world 2015.
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Kellogg’s (also known as Kellogg) is a famous food manufacturing company of USA with it’s headquarter in Battle Creek, Michigan. The brand is widely famous for cereal and convenience foods like cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, quality chocolate, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and vegetarian foods. Currently, Kellogg’s has over 12000 outlets in more than 140 countries. The company was established as the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company on February 19, 1906, by Will Keith Kellogg.
This carbonated soft drink company needs no introduction. Coca-Cola currently has its customers in over 150 countries. The Coca-Cola Company was first registered in the United States on March 27, 1944. The company deals in filtered water, soft drinks, sweeteners, and various such items. Coca-Cola has introduced other cola drinks under its brand named like Caffeine-Free Coca-Cola, Diet Coke Caffeine-Free, Coca-Cola Cherry, Coca-Cola Zero, Coca-Cola Vanilla, and versions of lemon, lime and coffee.
8. Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson is one of the leading American companies that deal in medical devices, pharmaceutics, and consumer packaged goods. It was founded in 1886. The company has been listed among the Fortune 500, and has it’s headquarter in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Currently, it is selling its items in over 150 countries with pride. Johnson & Johnson’s brands include various medicine names and first-aid supplies, as well as bandages, skin and beauty products, Acuvue contact lenses etc.
The Hershey Company, also known as Hershey Foods Corporation is one of the best selling companies of North America. It is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The brand was established by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 as the Hershey Chocolate Company, and currently its products are being sold in over 70 countries. Hershey is one of the most popular chocolate companies.
Samsung is a well known South Korean multinational conglomerate company with it’s headquarter in Seoul. He brand was founded by Lee Byung-chul in 1938 as a trading company. Over the decades, Samsung has been selling smartphones, and high quality electronic items. The brand also deals in semiconductors. The estimated revenue of the company is 17% of South Korea’s USD1,082 billion GDP.
Microsoft Corporation is a leading American software company, headquartered in Washington. Microsoft is known to develop computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, operating systems, and various other applications. The company has also launched a wide range of Xbox games. Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975, and rose to fame with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American technology and consultation company having the headquarter in New York. It manufactures and markets computer hardware, and software. IBM also has a range of hosting and consulting services for its reputed customers. The company was founded in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) by the emergence of the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company. IBM has 12 research laboratories worldwide.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (commonly known as BMW) is an automobile company of Germany. It was founded in 1916, and the headquarter is in Munich, Bavaria. BMW is currently dealing in some very expensive and fully features motorcycles, cars, and other transports. Its motorcycles are produced under BMW Motorrad. BMW was established as a business entity. The first car of the brand was the Dixi.
Apple Inc. is one more famous brand of USA. The company is headquartered in California. It develops and designs consumer electronics, software, and personal computers as well as mobile phones. Apple is best known for its Mac series, iPod, iPhone smartphone, and the iPad. The brand was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976. Today, it has become one of the largest information technology companies in the world.
Google needs no introduction. This USA-based corporation has specialized in internet-related services and products, including online ad technologies, cloud computing, and software. Much of its profits are derived from AdWords. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin on September 4, 1998. In just a couple of years, it became the largest search engine and software brand. Its other services are Google Maps and Google Earth, apart from the Android mobile operating system.
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