Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is the "most valuable brand" globally in 2020, according to the latest "2020 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands" ranking published by Kantar Group and WPP plc (NYSE:WPP) on Tuesday.
The e-commerce company has a brand value of $415.8 billion, according to the BrandZ ranking, up 32% from last year, where it was also adjudicated to be the most valuable company.
The organizations responsible say BrandZ ranking uses "rigorously analysed market data from Bloomberg" and "extensive consumer insights from over 3.8 million consumers around the world" to calculate the brand value of the companies.
Amazon has particularly seen a surge in its business as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic increased the demand for its core services, including in the e-commerce, cloud, and streaming video on demand sectors.
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Amazon shares closed nearly 0.5% lower at $2,680.38 on Monday. The shares were up about 0.5% in the after-hours session at $2,693.10.