Forbes has released their annual list of The Worlds Most Valuable Sports Brands. It is based on a combination of both financial and sporting metrics and ranks the top 25 worldwide. The list is a combination of two separate lists — the Forbes 400 List and the Billionaire’s List. The top ten are as follows:
In September 2018, Mars celebrated his latest album 24K by selling 5000 VIP tickets to his 24K live show in Bilbao. The album is his third offering, following 2016’s Mars Volta and 2015’s 24K Gold. The show was part of the city’s annual Fashion Parade and attracted an estimated audience of 250,000 people. This makes the show one of the most viewed sporting events in the world.
The album’s lead single, “Mean” went straight to No. 1 on the Billboard Top Songs and Streaming Songs charts. The song also peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 100. Worldwide, “Mean” has sold over 4 million units, making it one of Mars’ most popular songs.
In February 2018, Nike was valued at over $16 billion and is considered one of the most valuable sports brands in the world. In October 2017, the company surpassed Adidas as the world’s most valuable sports company. This makes Nike the second most valuable sporting company in the world, after the United States’ dominant position in global sporting events. The list of the most valuable sporting goods companies include Adidas, Puma, and Under Armour, which are all German companies.
Nike owns and operates dozens of sports brands, such as Nike Football, Nike Golf, Nike Women, and many more. The company also licenses its logo and brand to designers, marketers, and musicians for merchandise and live shows.
In April 2018, the Coca-Cola company surpassed Apple to become the most valuable beverage company in the world. The company’s market capitalization currently stands at $178.9 billion, compared to Apple’s $178.5 billion. This makes the soft drink giant the second most valuable beverage company in the world. It overtook Dr Pepper in 2015. With an estimated 19 million cases sold annually, Coca-Cola is the top-selling soft drink in the world.
Coca-Cola owns and operates numerous well-known beverage brands, such as Coca-Cola, Fanta, Dasani, and Sprite. It also licenses its brands to designers and musicians for merchandise and live shows.
In January 2018, McDonald’s surpassed Nestle to become the most valuable restaurant company in the world. At current prices, the fast-food giant’s market capitalization is $17.9 billion. This is a rise of over 25% since January 2017, when the company’s market value was at $14.9 billion. As the world’s biggest fast-food restaurant chain, McDonald’s offers well-known food brands, such as McDonald’s, Golden Arches, and more. The company also licenses its image and trademarks to musicians, designers, and marketers for merchandise and live shows.
There are 16 McDonald’s stores in Japan. The country’s biggest and most famous eatery, McDonald’s Utako, opened its doors in 1972, and it is still going strong today. The chain’s restaurants in Japan serve a variety of food including Japanese specialties like gourmet McDonald’s sushi and McDonald’s salad. There are also vegan and vegetarian options available at many Japanese McDonald’s locations. Customers can also choose from a variety of soft drinks and coffee beverages at the eateries.
In November 2017, PepsiCo valued at over $18 billion, making it the third most valuable beverage company in the world. This makes the cola giant the second most valuable soft drink company in the world, after the United States’ dominant position in global soft drink markets. PepsiCo owns and operates numerous well-known beverage brands, including Pepsi, Mountain Dew, and Capri Sun. It also licenses its logo and brand to designers for merchandise and live shows.
Besides beverages, PepsiCo also owns and operates Quaker, Oreo, Arctic Zero, and Gatorade. PepsiCo’s success in global markets is largely due to its pricing and promotion strategies, which enable the company to charge more for its products while still maintaining a good profit margin. PepsiCo’s most recent earnings report revealed that the company’s shares are up 19% since the beginning of 2017.
In June 2018, the American brewery Budweiser had a stock price of $36.83, making it the second most valuable brewer in the world. The company’s market value has risen by 12% since the beginning of the year and is now at $47 billion. This makes Budweiser the most valuable brewery company in the world. It also has the 8th most valuable brand, with a brand value of $12.8 billion, according to Brand Finance.
The world’s largest brewer, by volume, Budweiser is now available in over 145 countries. It sells numerous famous beer brands, such as Budweiser, Michelob, Michelada, and many more. The company also distributes and sells numerous other beverages, such as wine and mixed drinks. Budweiser is known for its long-term branding and marketing campaigns, which usually last between four and six years. This helps the company maintain its value and gain more traction in the marketplace.
In March 2018, the Brazilian beer giant AB InBev bought a 45% stake in the Indian beverage company, DrinksTekk Limited for $22.7 billion. This makes the company the 4th largest beer company in the world, behind only Anheuser-Busch, the company founded by American beer giant, Anheuser-Busch InBev (formerly known as Anheuser-Busch) in 2008. Besides beer, AB InBev owns and operates numerous other beverage brands, including Stella, Leblon, and Corona Extra.
Stella Artois is the most popular beer brand in France, where it is known as “La bière au miel”, or the ‘honey beer’. Leblon is another well-known beer brand owned by AB InBev. It is particularly popular in Japan. In Brazil, AB InBev’s other beer brands, such as Busch and Budweiser, are popular as well. They market and sell their products throughout South America. The company’s strategy of investing in emerging markets like India will help it dominate the international beer market in the near future.
In April 2018, the world’s largest alcohol company, Diageo, had a stock price of $38.43, making it the most valuable liquor company in the world. The company’s market capitalization currently stands at $59.9 billion, compared to $50.5 billion and $45.3 billion, respectively, for its closest competitors, Pernod Richemont and Asti SpA.
Besides owning and operating numerous wine and spirits brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, and more, Diageo also distributes and markets numerous branded beverages, including coffee machines, soft drinks, and bottled water. It also has a large presence in the restaurant sector, with brands such as Gordon Ramsay and others.
The hospitality industry, including restaurants, hotels, and nightclubs, is the largest economic bloc in the world, worth about $7 trillion and employing about 150 million people worldwide. This year’s World’s Most Valuable Sporting Brands list is dominated by the businesses of sports arenas and stadiums, with 15 of the 25 companies being associated with sports. The hospitality industry’s main growth driver is international travel. Those traveling to the United States can choose from a variety of venues to eat at, but they may also want to visit a neighboring country and try out its national cuisine at a local eatery.
In February 2018, the Paper Technology group, Valmet, acquired the Miele division of Italian company, Miele, for a cool $72.5 million. This makes Valmet the third largest office equipment and paper company in the world. Valmet also operates a printing press in Australia and New Zealand, which it owns and leases back to the government for use as a printing press during special events.