On the Rise: The Fastest Growing Brands across the Globe

Every year brands compete to grow bigger and better. Some of them succeed in their mission while others will fail. The competitive environments of these industries can mean it gets harder each year to grow your brand. Whether that be because of outside factors such as the economy or ones that you can control like unwanted press. Growing your brand each year is an enormous feat. He are the fastest growing brands across the globe:

7. Alibaba.com

Alibaba is China’s answer to eBay. The e-commerce company has a lot of different outlets. It is most commonly used in China to buy products online. Overall, Alibaba saw a growth of 20% from 2016 to 2017. The brand is currently valued at $59B. A long way from the days where they would have to hire farmers as part of their sales team.

6. Salesforce

Next up on the list is San Francisco based company, Salesforce. They are a cloud based computer business that focus on Customer Relationship Management (CRM). From 2016 to 2017 they saw a growth of 23%. The Salesforce brand is currently valued at $12B. Salesforce were the original company to trademark the term “App Store”, before gifting it to Apple.

5. Samsung

Samsung are one of the biggest technology companies in the world. Their main headquarters are in Korea, yet are well established all over the world. They produce everything – TVs, mobile phones and more. A 23% rise for the brand was seen from 2016 to 17, with the overall value sitting at $24B. They were one of the first companies to develop the smartphone.

4. Facebook

Social media giant come in to this list with a rise of 27% from 16’ to 17’. The brand is currently worth a monstrous $130B. The business has come under a lot of negative press recently, but more people are signed up to the site than ever. Not bad for a company started in a Harvard dorm room.

3. Tencent

Tencent are one of China’s biggest companies. Based in Shenzhen, they – like Facebook – grew 27% over the year period from 2016 to 2017. The brand is currently valued at $108B. Tencent are investment conglomerate that have various subsidiaries. One of these subsidiaries is Epic Games, creator of the internet sensation game Fortnite.

2. Netflix

Coming in second on the list, with a rise of 30% is popular streaming site, Netflix. There are over 80 million subscribers all around the world, bumping the brand value to $12B. Netflix are an innovative company that have made a massive splash in the TV & film world. Costs are expected to keep rising, as they try and produce their own content.

1. Fastest Growing Brands: Amazon

Jeff Bezos was recently crowned the richest person in the world. This is because of the astronomical rise of his company, Amazon. With a huge 41% rise, and brand value of $139B, it’s hard to see them slowing down. The company is mainly used for online shopping, but has interests in other fields. Did you know that the original name of the company was going to be Cadabara?

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