38 Interesting Facts About Brands That You Didn't Know | Interesting Brand Facts

From waking up in the morning to going to bed at night, every aspect of our life revolves around numerous brands. From your toothbrush to what everything on the breakfast table, we are surrounded by different brands' products which have become a necessity. Did you know that almost every famous brand has an awesome or fun fact associated with it? People and products have a unique tale to tell, and it generally is one hell of a backstory behind the brand's success.

Through this article, we list out some interesting facts about brands that will have you in shock for sure. So, Let's dive right into some amazing brand facts.

38 Jaw-Dropping Brand Facts

  1. Jio India has become India's most dominant telecom player. It enjoys immense popularity among households and there is always one person in the house with a Jio Connection. Ever wondered about the real meaning of Jio? Jio is a mirror image of the word Oil! Isn't that amazing brand fact.
  2. We all have bought something from Amazon some time or the other but rarely paid close attention to its logo, particularly about that curved arrow from A to Z. Well, it’s to tell that Amazon sells A to Z products i.e. items in almost every possible category.
  3. The Facebook theme is set to blue because Mark Zuckerberg suffers from red-green color blindness.
  4. Candy Crush is one of the most downloaded games today. People obsess over unlocking the next level in Candy Crush. Did you know that Candy Crush brings in more than $633,000 in revenue every day? One's obsession becomes another's income.
  5. The whole idea behind Google was initially called BackRub. The research project Sergey Brin and Larry Page undertook at Stanford University was termed BackRub.
  6. Pepsi got its name from digestive enzyme pepsins It was originally launched to treat the digestive enzyme of the stomach.
  7. The retina scan technology of your Apple product is not made by Apple. It’s manufactured by Samsung.
  8. To make a perfect pint of Guinness, pour it an inclination of 45 degrees for 119.5 seconds precisely.
  9. The sports brand Nike was named after the Greek goddesses of victory.
  10. The word LEGO is formed from the Danish word “Leg Godt” which means 'play well' in English. In Latin, it means ‘putting together’.
  11. The famous mobile behemoth Nokia started its journey as a wood mill in the Nokia city of Finland. The brand then entered into the rubber products segment.
  12. The name VOLKSWAGEN means ‘Peoples Car’ in German.
  13. The actor who played the role of 'Marlboro man' in the advertisements for Marlboro cigarettes died due to lung cancer, something predictable.
  14. The siren logo of STARBUCKS is used to indulge people in the seductive character of the coffee.
  15. The key ingredient to making the popular ABSOLUT VODKA is two pounds of winter wheat. Winter wheat is used because the starch content in it is high. Also, the plant is very sturdy and does not require the use of pesticides and fertilizers. ABSOLUT VODKA does not contain any genetically modified ingredients.
  16. The Guinness book of world record has declared Tupperware as one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century.
  17. The Mcdonald's outlet near the Buckingham place is owned by the Queen of England, so bow before eating your burger there!
  18. Napoleon's wife hired a person named LOUIS VUITTON to make box covers and pack her luggage.
  19. Google hired a camel called 'Raffia' to create a street view of the Liwa desert in UAE.
  20. Be careful when you converse with Siri since Apple analyses each statement before processing it.
  21. 300 hours of videos are uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  22. The trademark red color wasn’t Ferrari's first preference.
  23. CARLSBERG beer used the Swastika symbol in its logo to present ancient culture and heritage till 1940.
  24. The Twitter bird has a name, and this blue birdie is called Lary.
  25. Microsoft Corporation acquired SKYPE for the US $8 million in 2011.
  26. The CIA reads 5 million tweets daily.
  27. The original name of Amazon was ‘cadabara’ but was changed soon due to pronunciation issues.
  28. Coca Cola has around 3500 beverages and 500 products under its catalog.
  29. eBay has 25 million sellers and 157 million registered buyers. The number keeps increasing every second.
  30. Five IBM employees have won the Nobel prize for their excellent performance in the field of technology to date. The IBM logo represents an equal sign (to depict EQUALITY) in the lower right corner.
  31. BEN & JERRY, famous for ice-creams, originally planned to be a bagels company.
  32. The original name of the famous toy BARBIE is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  33. McDonald’s feeds more than 68 million people every day, which is more than the entire UK population.
  34. 'Mercedes' is the named after Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of businessman Emil Jellinek who bought Daimler vehicles, the parent company of Mercedes.
  35. The name Adobe came from the river Adobe Creek that ran behind the house of Adobe Systems Inc's co-founder John Warnock.
  36. Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and is constructed by Samsung.
  37. Starbucks has added an average of two stores daily since 1987.
  38. Levi Strauss was an aristocrat. He didn’t wear his brand of denim pants because they were meant for the labor class.

We will soon cover detailed famous brands facts not enumerated above. If you know some awesome backstory or facts about any popular brand, do comment. Happy reading until then!

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