Top 45 Brands of the US Currently Ruling the World

The United States is known for all the amazing brands that have been given birth to. Most importantly, the US brands are perfectly ruling this world without any hiccups. Listed below are the top brands of the US. 

US Brands Ruling the World


This American multinational corporation operates in the retail sector. Walmart has a chain of departmental stores, grocery stores, and hypermarkets across the world. Headquarters of Walmart is located in Bentonville, Arkansas from where the company controls other branches. The company was founded in 1962 and has since then grown into more than 11000 stores across 27 countries. 


Apple is a renowned brand in the technology industry. It is a multinational technology company based in America and has its headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple deals in electronics, online services, and computer software. It develops, designs, and sells its products across the world. Along with a few to other large technological brand names, it forms the ‘Big Tech’. 


Based in Seattle, is another American technology company that is part of the ‘Big Tech’. Amazon deals in e-commerce, digital streaming, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing. It has been named the most valuable brand in the world. The company was founded in Bellevue, Washington by Jeff Bezos on the 5th of July 1994. 

Ford Motor Company

The Ford motor company has its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. Founded by the famous Henry Ford, the company started operations on June 16, 1903. The company operates under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. Ford was the first company to implement large scale manufacturing and the management of a huge industrial workforce using assembly lines. 

JP Morgan Chase and Co.

JP Morgan Chase and Co. holds the seventh position in the list of largest investment banks of this world. This multinational company provides financial services and is an investment bank. JP Morgan Chase and Co. is mainly operated from New York City where the headquarter lies. In terms of market capitalization, it is ranked as the most valuable bank in the world. 


Boeing Company is synonymous with airplanes across the world. It deals in telecommunications, equipment, rockets, and missiles. The brand is among the leading airplane manufacturers in the world. In terms of revenue generated, Boeing is the second-largest defense contractor and the largest American exporter. In Chicago, Illinois Boeing has set up their headquarters. 

Founded in 1916 in Seattle, Washington by William Boeing, the company has undergone several mergers in the past. The brand was ranked 19th on the list of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune magazine.

Alphabet Inc.

Alphabet Inc. is the parent company of the renowned Google brand. It is a multinational conglomerate that has been operational since 2015. In California, Alphabet Inc. has set up its headquarters. It controls the operations of Google as well as the former subsidiaries of Google.


Everyone has heard of IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) which is a multinational brand of US and has a strong foothold across the globe especially in the sector of technology. IBM is mainly controlled by the headquarters situated in Armonk of New York. The brand deals in computer hardware, software, and consulting services in a variety of areas. 


Perhaps the largest soft drink manufacturer in the world, Pepsi has made a huge name for itself in the global market. Introduced in 1893, Pepsi is now one of the market leaders of the soft drink market.


VISA is another American brand that is ruling the world. It offers financial services in almost all the countries of the world. It helps in electronic fund transfers by its credit and debit cards. The global network of the company transferred funds amounting to 6.8 trillion USD in 100 billion transactions in 2015 only.


Based in California US, Twitter is an American microblogging site where users share their opinion on several issues in the form of ‘tweets’. Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass are the renowned names behind the foundation of this social sharing application. 


Introduced in the global market by Eric Lefkofsky, Andrew Mason, and Brad Keywell, Groupon helps to save money of more than 50 million people by providing exciting deals or discounts from restaurants, retail stores, spas, salons or theatres. 

Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands are the world’s largest fast-food company operates the popular food brands KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and Wing Street restaurant chains. Currently, it is running 43,617 restaurants in 135 nations and territories worldwide. 


Located in New York, US, Xerox was founded in 1906 by Joseph C. Wilson. It has brought a revolution in the world by solving the global printing issue. It rules more than 160 countries by selling print and digital documents. 


Based in Scotts Valley, California, The company entertains people to watch their favorite shows, web series, or movies through the internet by paying a small number of subscription charges. With the help of nearly 118 million subscribers, It achieved 2,015.6 crores revenue by the end of 2019. 

Kellogg Company

Kellogg’s name well-established name in the list of a food manufacturing company which was founded by Will Keith Kellogg in 1906. It produces cereal and convenience foods that are marketed in over 180 countries. The company nourishing families by top brands including  Eggo,  Gardenburger, Pringles, and Sunshine Biscuits.


To get rid of traditional paper methods like checks and money orders, PayPal is founded in 1998 that enables online vendors or commercial users to make online money transfers. At the end of 2019, PayPal has made ‎US$2.459 billion net income and over 305 million users are part of it.


Popular toothpaste brand Colgate-Palmolive started its business with products soap and candles in 1806. Based in New York City, it supplies household, health care, personal care, and veterinary products to worldwide. William Colgate has kept the foundation of the brand whose products are trusted by millions of families.


First started as a small store in  Seattle, 1971, soon Starbucks, a Coffeehouse company spread its roots to 28,000 locations worldwide. Founded by the contribution of Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegl, and Gordon Bowker, the chain serves hot and cold drinks, whole-bean coffee, espresso, caffe latte, full- and loose-leaf teas, etc. 


The Californian chain, McDonald is one of the largest fast-food restaurants which is well-known for hamburgers, cheeseburgers, or french fries worldwide. Established in 1980 by Richard and Maurice. Along with serving burgers, its chicken products, breakfast items, soft drinks, milkshakes, wraps or desserts remarked as best in the world. 


Situated in Oregon, the Footwear manufacturing company Nike is telling the whole world “Just Do It” since 1988. It is now one of the greatest suppliers of apparel as well.

Coca Cola 

Another iconic brand that is ruling around the globe is Coca Cola. It was founded by a pharmacist, Dr. John Stith Pemberton, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia in 1886. More than 1.9 billion Coca Cola are drunk every day across the world. 

American Express

American Express, currently popular with the name of Amex, was initiated as an express mail-in 1850. The company started a money order business in 1857 then it moved into Travellers Cheques. 

Oracle Corporation 

The world’s top software and cloud computing company Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 by Larry Ellison. The company deals in database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products. Its head office is situated in Redwood Shores, California.

HP Inc 

 HP Inc is undoubtedly a great personal computer vendor, which has been producing personal computers, laptops, printers, pen drives, and other significant related supplies. Based in California, the company was first invented in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and David Packard. Formerly known as Hewlett-Packard, it generates net worth US$3.15 billion by 2019.


In 1923, Walt Disney established his animated film studio with the collaboration of his brother Roy. It is entertaining the world by broadcasting TV shows, cartoon characters, movies, and opening doors of the theme parks to give realistic experience to the world.


FedEx has brought a revolution in the courier industry by providing its fast pace service. First began in 1973, the company was founded by Frederick W. Smith which is now operating its business 220 countries. It deals with sales, marketing, IT, communications, customer service, technical support, billing, and collection services. 

Dell Technologies

Michael Dell has kept the foundation of a Computer company named ‘Dell’ which is into manufacturing and selling computers and related products /services. It is selling laptops, PCs, and many other crucial supplies.

Procter & Gamble

Initiated with a soap and candle business, the brand was established by two immigrants William Procter from England and Irish James Gamble in 1837. Later, it has grown faster and breached into popular brands such as Pampers nappies, Oral-B toothpaste, and Olay beauty products. 

Johnson & Johnson

Robert Wood Johnson invented this brand when he noticed how lack of hygiene led to the spread of disease and death. He sold sterile surgical supplies first that turned the world’s top baby care brand by producing and selling medical devices, pharmaceutical, and consumer packaged goods to 175 countries. 


Comcast launched a small cable system in Mississippi at its initial stage. Later, It extended its business worldwide by opening other cable companies and buying its rivals. An international media company NBCUniversal is also working under its wings which is responsible to produce films and TV programs. 


Microsoft started in 1975 and is known for the computer software and device that are manufactured by them. Founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, the company also owns LinkedIn and Skype.

Bank of America

The Bank of America was started by Amadeo Peter Giannini in San Francisco in 1904. After JPMorgan Chase, It is the second-largest banking institution in the United States. Consumer banking, corporate banking, insurance, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, private equity, wealth management, and credit cards are its products.

Walgreens Boots Alliance

With its 14,000 stores across the US and Europe, it is known for operating into three different divisions. This brand is undoubtedly ruling the world. 

United Parcel Service

Since 1907, United Parcel Service is committed to delivering central package delivery with the help of its products includes Courier express services,  Freight forwarding services, and Logistics services. The company was started by 19-year-old James E. Casey who established the firm at just $100.

General Electric

General Electric works in the field of energy, tech, and infrastructure. The work of the organization has been diversified into 180 countries. Along with health, aviation, finance, It is ruling the world with its digital products. General Electric also hit the 21st-largest firm among the Fortune 500 (Gross revenue).


A retail company, Costco, was discovered by James Sinegal and Jeffrey H. Brotman in 1983. With the strong efforts of CEO W. Craig Jelinek, Costco has touched 15,270 crores USD at the of the year 2019.


Chevron is a renowned name in the Oil and gas business that supplies related products such as Petroleum, natural gas lubricants, from the last 140 years to more than 180 countries.


Founded on 5 October 1983, Word’s largest telecommunications company, AT&T committed to providing mobile telephone services such as Satellite television, Fixed-line telephones, Mobile telephones, Internet services, Broadband, Digital television to worldwide. Bell Telephone Company and Gardiner Greene Hubbard are the two pioneers behind its creation. 

Berkshire Hathaway

Initially started as a textile manufacturer, a multinational conglomerate company, Berkshire Hathaway is holding the interest in several popular industries includes Duracell, Dairy Queen, BNSF, and more. Later, the business has been diversified to confectionery, retail, railroads, home furnishings, encyclopedias, and relevant products/services.


Intel is connected to the world’s top computer manufacturers like Apple or Dell that supplies microprocessors and related accessories. Founded by Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce in 1968, the company produces communications devices and computing such as motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers, integrated circuits, flash memory, etc. 


Caterpillar’s famous brand in the list of the world’s leading manufacturers of machinery and equipment companies. It manufactures and sells machinery engines, diesel, and natural gas engines, diesel-electric locomotives, or insurance to clients across the world. Founded by C. L. Best, the company is presently run by CEO Jim Umple.


Mark Zuckerberg’s creation, Facebook is a popular global social networking website that connects the world through its products Facebook Messenger, Facebook Watch, and Facebook Portal. Beyond social connections, It also owns social apps Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, Giphy, and Mapillary.


Exxon Mobil Corporation is commonly known as ExxonMobil which operates the oil and gas corporation business since 1999. Based in Irving, Texas, It’s recognized as the tenth most profitable company in the Fortune 500 in 2017. its top products include Crude oil, Oil products, Natural gas, Petrochemicals, and Power generation. 


Based in New York, the company was established in 1995 that includes brands such as HomeAdvisor, Vimeo,,, The Daily Beast, Investopedia, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio-Match, OkCupid and Tinder.


Airbnb has brought a revolution in the rental business by providing accommodation to guests. From the last twelve years, this rental website helps tourists to find the best room by charging a little share of the commission.  Later, It extends its services into guided tours and flights.


Since 1945, Mattel manufactures and supplies toys in the markets for kids. From well popular toy brand Barbie, American Girl to Fisher-Price, It is connected with several global entertainment companies and delivers entertaining content to more than 150 countries.

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