The Consumerist offers this list of the top brands throughout the world as reported by BrandZ, which evaluates customer opinion and awareness of global brands then puts a dollar value on that evaluation.
Here are the top 10 from BrandZ's annual Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands report:
5. Cocoa Cola
8. China Mobile
9. General Electric
See The Consumerist's "These Are the Top 10 Brands in the Whole Wide World" for details on these brands.
Copyright 2010, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist