Some interesting facts about world’s renowned brands

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Everything started with nothing in the first phase. Behind every brand lies an extraordinary determination and the zeal to succeed. Here are the some of the interesting facts about some of the world’s top brands.

Let’s start with Google

Since 2010, Google has been acquiring an average of one company every week.  YouTube, Waze, you name it. Google owns it.

CISCO

Contrary to the popular belief, Cisco is not an acronym. It’s a short for San Francisco.

Mercedes
This was actually the financier’s daughter’s name.

Ben & Jerry’s

The company was originally going to be bagel company.

Pepsi

Pepsi got its name from digestive enzyme Pepsin

Puma  & Adidas

Cain & Abel. Adidas & Puma?

These two companies exist because of family feud. For more, check here

Nike

Nike “Swoosh” symbol isn’t a tick or check mark. Nike, originally called BRS (Blue Ribbon Sports), the company was renamed after Nike, the winged Greek goddess of victory. Ever since, the logo represents  her wings and speed.

Yahoo

“Yahoo” is an acronym for ” Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle”

Starbucks

The round table concept in Starbucks are created specifically so customers will feel less alone.

Marvel Comics

Marvel comics once owned the rights to the word ‘Zombie’.

Apple Siri

Everything you say to Siri will be sent to Apple data center, stored and analyzed.

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