As per a report released today by the mobile analytics firm Distimo, a mobile 91% of the top 100 brands have a presence in atleast one mobile app store. This is huge increased compare to only 51% having a mobile app around 18 months back.
Most brands have free apps and look at the app stores to establish a presence of their brand rather than making money.
The average number of apps per brand is 24! Some of the most active brands are Disney (636 apps) and Sony (285). The 3rd on the list if BMW at 63.
It doesn't come as a surprise that Apple’s App Store is the number one pick. 86% of the top brands have a presence in Apple’s iPhone App Store, 66% are in the Apple iPad App Store, 59% have a presence in the Android Market and a low 26% are in BlackBerry’s App World.