South Korean companies were listed among the top 10 brands for customer loyalty in the U.S. this year.
According to a survey by IT market researcher Brand Keys, released on Sunday, Samsung Electronics climbed three notches from last year and was placed third in the '2019 Loyalty Leaders 100'.
Hyundai Motor was ranked 10th, moving up four notches.
U.S. IT giants Amazon and Google stood firm in first and second, respectively.
The survey asked over 55-thousand people for their views on over 900 brands.