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2006 Ranking of the Top 100 Brands

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RankPrevious RankBrandRegion/CountrySectorBrand Value ($m)Change in Brand Value
11United StatesBeverages67,000-1%
22United StatesTechnology56,926-5%
33United StatesBusiness Services56,2015%
44United StatesDiversified48,9074%
55United StatesTechnology32,319-9%
66FinlandElectronics30,13114%
79JapanAutomotive27,94112%
87United StatesMedia27,8485%
98United StatesRestaurants27,5016%
1011GermanyAutomotive21,7959%
1112United StatesFinancial Services21,4587%
1210United StatesTobacco21,3501%
1313United StatesTechnology20,4588%
1414United StatesFinancial Services19,6416%
1516GermanyAutomotive19,61715%
1615United StatesFMCG19,57912%
1718FranceLuxury17,60610%
1817United StatesTechnology17,5326%
1919JapanAutomotive17,0498%
2020South KoreaTechnology16,1698%
2125United StatesFinancial Services13,0018%
2223United StatesBeverages12,6902%
2324SwitzerlandBeverages12,5072%
2438United StatesTechnology12,37646%
2521United StatesTechnology12,256-7%
2628JapanElectronics11,6959%
2726United StatesAlcohol11,662-2%
2829United KingdomFinancial Services11,62211%
2927United StatesTechnology11,4595%
3022United StatesAutomotive11,056-16%
3130United StatesSporting Goods10,8978%
3232United StatesTransportation10,7128%
3334United StatesFinancial Services10,2058%
3436GermanyTechnology10,00711%
3535JapanElectronics9,96810%
3633United StatesFinancial Services9,7620%
3737United StatesFinancial Services9,64013%
3831United StatesPharmaceuticals9,591-4%
3941United StatesTechnology9,13014%
4039United StatesFMCG8,7766%
4142SwedenHome Furnishings8,76312%
4244SwitzerlandFinancial Services8,73415%
4343SwitzerlandPharmaceuticals7,8802%
4445GermanyDiversified7,8284%
4546United StatesAutomotive7,7395%
4649ItalyLuxury7,1588%
4755United StatesRetail6,75518%
4853NetherlandsElectronics6,73014%
4951United StatesBusiness Services6,72810%
5048United StatesMedia6,6270%
5150JapanElectronics6,5591%
5240United StatesApparel6,416-22%
5352FranceFMCG6,3926%
5447United StatesFMCG6,223-10%
5558United StatesMedia6,05615%
5656GermanyAutomotive6,0327%
5754United StatesBusiness Services5,9184%
5860United StatesFMCG5,6339%
5957United StatesFMCG5,449-2%
6061United StatesRestaurants5,3505%
6165FranceLuxury5,1568%
6259United StatesFMCG5,040-3%
6366SwitzerlandFMCG4,9324%
6464United StatesFMCG4,842-2%
6568United StatesRetail4,70711%
6663United StatesRestaurants4,694-5%
6767FranceFMCG4,6383%
6870United StatesDiversified4,58012%
6973United StatesElectronics4,56918%
7062United StatesElectronics4,406-12%
7171GermanySporting Goods4,2906%
7272SwitzerlandLuxury4,2378%
7377SpainApparel4,23514%
7479GermanyAutomotive4,16513%
7584South KoreaAutomotive4,07817%
7675United KingdomEnergy4,0105%
7778JapanElectronics3,9777%
7874United KingdomMedia3,9612%
7969United StatesFMCG3,943-7%
8076GermanyAutomotive3,9274%
8182FranceLuxury3,8549%
8281United StatesLuxury3,8196%
8386FranceAlcohol3,57612%
8480United StatesFMCG3,576-3%
8587NetherlandsFinancial Services3,4749%
8689FranceLuxury3,36010%
8792FranceAlcohol3,2579%
8891United StatesFMCG3,1935%
8990NetherlandsEnergy3,1734%
9085JapanAutomotive3,108-3%
9199United StatesRestaurants3,09920%
92NEWJapanAutomotive3,070N/A
9388United KingdomAlcohol3,032-2%
9497South KoreaElectronics3,01014%
9594ItalyLuxury2,8756%
9693ItalyLuxury2,8744%
9795ItalyLuxury2,7834%
98NEWUnited KingdomLuxury2,783N/A
9998GermanyFMCG2,6924%
10096United StatesApparel2,6891%