Gucci was founded by Guccio Gucci in Florence in 1921. Gucci is one of the world's leading luxury fashion brands. From it's origin in the 1920s through to the late 1970s, the brand stayed loyal to its values of Superior Italian craftmanship and innovation, and as a result, Gucci soon became the expression of Italian-made luxury. In 2008 according to BusinessWeek, climbed to 41st position in the magazine's annual 2009 "Top Global 100 Brands" chart created by Interbrand. Nowdays manufactures leather good, clothing, sunglasses, luggages and other fashion products.