The 9 most valuable luxury brands in the world

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Marketing consulting company Interbrand has released its list of 2019’s top global brands. The ranking revealed that for the second consecutive year, luxury and retail comprise the fastest growing sector – outpacing even technology – with an average growth rate of 11%.

In order to estimate a brand’s valuation, Interbrand analyzes the financial performance or services of a brand, the role a brand has in purchase decisions, and a brand’s competitive strength compared to other brands within its sector.

As result, the analysis found that the top nine luxury companies have a combined brand value of roughly $117.784 billion.

The top luxury brand in the world is Louis Vuitton, with a $32.223 billion brand valuation and 14% year-over-year growth. In addition, Gucci was noted as being the fastest growing luxury brand in the world, with a growth rate of 23%.

Keep reading to find out which brands dominated the luxury sector last year.


9. Prada

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Prada has a $4.781 billion brand valuation, but decreased by 1% year-over-year. It was No. 100 on the overall list of best global brands in 2019 across all industries.

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8. Burberry

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Burberry has a $5.205 billion brand valuation and had a 4% growth rate. It was No. 96 on the overall list of best global brands in 2019 across all industries.

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7. Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Co., ranked No. 94 this year in the overall list of global brands across all sectors, has a brand valuation of $5.335 billion but had a -5% growth rate when compared with its value in 2018, when it ranked No. 83 among all global brands.

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6. Dior

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Dior, ranked No. 82 this year among global brands in all sectors, has a $6.045 billion brand valuation and saw a 16% growth rate.

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5. Cartier

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Though Cartier dropped one spot in the overall ranking of all industries’ brands (from No. 67 in 2018 to No. 68 this year), the company’s growth didn’t decline. Cartier has a $8.192 billion brand valuation, with a 7% growth rate.

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4. Gucci

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Gucci (the 33rd most valuable global brand in all sectors) has a $15.949 billion brand valuation and saw 23% growth, making it the fastest growing luxury retailer.

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3. Hermès

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Coming in at No. 28 on the overall list of global brands, Hermès has a $17.92 billion brand valuation, with 9% growth.

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2. Chanel

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Chanel, No. 22 on the ranking of most valuable brands worldwide, has a $22.134 billion valuation, with 11% growth.

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1. Louis Vuitton

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Louis Vuitton has a $32.223 billion brand valuation, with 14% growth. This makes Louis Vuitton the most valuable luxury brand in the world; it was also the 17th most valuable brand worldwide across all sectors.

Source: Interbrand