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2018 Most valuable brands by countries

The top of the 2017 Most valuable brand list was dominated by U.S. brands like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Visa, AT&T, and McDonald’s, but only one non-American brand (China’s Tencent) was able to crack the top 10 list. However, there was some changes in 2018 list. This infographic comes to us from

How much multinationals earn per second

Imagine that for every second that passes, your bank account inches up $1. You’d be making $60 per minute, or the equivalent of $86,400 in a day. Over the course of a year, you’d roll in a solid $31.5 million of profit. While this would be prolific for almost any

Companies which invest the most in R&D

illions of dollars and untold hours of research and development go into producing the next must-have products. A report by professional services firm Price Waterhouse Coopers charts the 20 publicly traded companies worldwide that spent the most on R&D in each of the years from 2005 to 2015. Unsurprisingly, motor manufacturers, tech

Best employers in the World

hat does it take to be voted the best employer in the world? Maybe it is allowing staff to take a nap during the working day, as Google does at its London office. Google’s parent company Alphabet is the best employer in the world in 2017, according to data compiled by

The World’s 10 biggest multinational corporations

e live in an era where fewer than 10% of the world's public companies account for more than 80% of all profits, according to the Economist. These are the world’s largest corporations, compiled by market capitalization (the total market value of a company's outstanding shares). Ten years ago, banks and energy companies dominated

Algorithms explained by the Economist

lgorithms are everywhere. They play the stock market, decide whether you can have a mortgage and may one day drive your car for you. They search the internet when commanded, stick carefully chosen advertisements into the sites you visit and decide what prices to show you in online shops. As

The most powerful brands in the world

or the last five years, Apple held on to the title of the world’s most valuable brand. Then this year, the iPhone maker lost the top spot to Google, according to consultancy Brand Finance’s Global 500 rankings. As Apple’s brand value tumbled 27% to $107.1 billion in 2016, Google’s increased

Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion

he European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.   The company must now end the conduct within 90 days or face penalty payments of

WEF: How the last 10 years of business changed everything

actics are more important than strategy and less important than vision. That appears to be the new set of rules in today’s business world. Businesses cannot simply follow in the footsteps of their larger rivals; they must forge their own path. In the past, transnational champions would compete alongside one another