Top 10 Brands of the Year 2018

Los Angeles–As the year 2018 concludes, US News Express selected top 10 brands of the year based on products, service and consumer reviews.

In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger, founded in Baldwin Park, California in 1948 by Harry Snyder and Esther Snyder, is a well-known fast food chain with locations in California, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada, Utah and Texas.  Its reputation is built upon fresh ingredients and reasonable price.


Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau is the destination marketing organization of the City of Beverly Hills.  It provides a host of customized amenities including exclusive citywide offers, complimentary concierge services, Beverly Hills branded merchandise and a historical image gallery.

Royal Business Bank

Royal Business Bank (NASDAQ: RBB) is one of the largest community banks in the United States.  Since opening its first branch in Los Angeles in 2008, RBB has grown rapidly by adding branches in Southern California, Nevada, and New York. The bank offers a comprehensive and innovative suite of banking services for individuals and businesses from coast to coast.


Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVFY), headquartered in California, is an innovative designer and modern lifestyle furniture company. Manufactured in the U.S. and Asia, Nova products are marketed worldwide. Nova’s collections of lifestyle furniture brands include Diamond Sofa, Bright Swallow and others. Nova’s products feature urban contemporary styles with comfort and functionality in matching furniture collections and upscale luxury designs appealing to lifestyle-conscious middle and upper middle-income consumers.

Lucas Museum

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art officially broke ground in Los Angeles in March 2018.  The museum will celebrate the art of visual storytelling and enable people of diverse backgrounds to experience the power of narrative art across all mediums, including painting, illustration, comic art, photography, film, animation and digital art.


Disneyland in Anaheim is the only theme park designed and built to completion under the direction of Walt Disney himself.  Considered “the happiest place on earth”, the theme park attracts visitors from all over the world.  Star Wars Land will open in 2019.

Cathy Bank

Cathy Bank is a subsidiary of Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATY). Founded in 1962, the bank has 64 branches across the United States as well as outposts in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Taipei.

House of Sillage

Founded by Nicole Mather, a Romanian immigrant, House of Sillage is the epitome of haute parfumerie with beautiful and luxurious fragrances that transports consumers to a memorable time and place.

The Boring Company

The Boring Company, founded by Elon Musk in 2016, is an infrastructure and tunnel construction company.  In December 2018, the company completed a test tunnel in Hawthorne, California.


TanSpeak, founded by Yuetan Liu, a professor at Shandong University of China, is a training course and education system designed to inspire college students to make career planning, and help business improve operations.