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2018 Franchise 500 Rankings

McDonald’s has taken the top spot in Entrepreneur Magazine’s annual Franchise 500, widely regarded as the world’s best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. 7-Eleven Inc. and Dunkin’ Donuts occupy second and third place, respectively. Each company on Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500” list is judged by “objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation.” Other factors considered include financial strength and stability, …
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Top 30 Most Valuable Spanish Brands 2017

Zara has been named as the most valuable brand in Spain in the first BrandZ™ Top 30 Most Valuable Spanish Brands ranking and report from WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. Zara leads the inaugural ranking at $25.1bn thanks to its revolutionary ‘fast fashion’ approach to retailing across more than 2,200 stores in 93 markets. Its design savvy …
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Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2017

Google and Apple remained the No. 1 and 2 brands in the Global Top 100, each valued at almost $250 billion (combined, about the GDP of Sweden.) Microsoft took third place also this year with a 18 per cent leap in brand value to $143.2bn. Amazon entered the Global Top 10 at No. 4, with …
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The Best Places to Work in Spain 2017

Great Place to Work®, a global benchmark in Human Resources research and management, this month presented awards to the 50 companies featured in the Best Workplaces Spain 2017. The original list of candidates included 308 companies of wildly varying sizes and sectors. The companies that topped the ranking for 2017 are Liberty Seguros (in the “>1,000 employees” category), Mars Spain (500 …
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The World’s Most Reputable Companies 2017

Rolex, Lego, and Disney top Reputation Institute’s 2017 Global RepTrak® 100 – The World’s Largest Corporate Reputation Study. 1. Rolex 2. LEGO Group 3. The Walt Disney Company 4. Canon 5. Google 6. Bosch 7. Sony 8. Intel 9. Rolls-Royce 10. Adidas RI’s RepTrak® System measures the general public’s perception of the world’s top companies …
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IESE, First In the World in Executive Education

IESE’s Executive Education Programs have been ranked the best in the world for the third consecutive year by the Financial Times, thanks to their outstanding quality, their international reach and their stellar faculty. IESE also ranks 1st in the world for its Custom programs for the third consecutive year. The programs earned top praise across all areas, with …
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The 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies

The Spanish company Iberdrola has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Among the other companies that feature prominently are Marks & Spencer, Ford Motor Company, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) and L’ORÉAL. Companies recognised by the Ethisphere Institute acknowledge their responsibilities to “drive positive change, consider the impact of their actions on …
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IESE Professors Miguel Antón and Elena Reutskaja Among Rising Stars Of Business Academia

Prof. Elena Reutskaja of IESE’s Department of Marketing and Prof. Miguel Antón of IESE’s Department of Financial Management have been recognized as one of the world’s “40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40” by the management education website Poets & Quants. Prof. Antón received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in economics from the University of Navarra. He …
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The Most Expensive Cities to Live In 2017

Singapore is the world’s most expensive city for the fourth year running according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living 2017. The report listed five Asian cities in its top six, including Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka and Seoul. The exception was Switzerland’s Zurich, which was ranked third. Geneva, Paris, New York and Copenhagen …
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Amazon Heads World’s Most Innovative Companies

Amazon has topped Fast Company‘s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2017. Google and Uber occupy second and third position, respectively. Fast Company’s annual list recognizes leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in nimble business and impactful innovation. To produce the 2017 list, the magazine’s editors spent a full year gathering and analyzing …
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