Interesting Facts About Famous Brands, You didn't Know!

39 Jaw-Dropping Facts about Famous Brands

From waking up in the morning to sleeping in the night, every day our life revolves around numerous brands and they are part of our life. From our toothbrush to the breakfast table, we are surrounded by enormous brands and companies who made amazing products to provide us the luxury of life. But how many of you have ever tried to find out some revealing facts about the existence of these famous brands. Although every person and product has its unique tale to tell, it happens for a purpose and has one hell of a back story behind the success.

So, to fulfill the curiosity of our esteemed readers to know the facts about famous brands which you have used or heard. However, we are sure that you’re very much familiar with these brands. Well, this article will throw tremendous light on some interesting facts about famous brands which are commonly used products.

  1. Jio India has become popular in every house and we all have one Jio Connection, but how many of you know the real meaning of Jio? Jio is a mirror image of the word OIL. This was an uncommon fact which nobody has thought about.
  2. We all have bought something from Amazon once in our life, but have you ever paid close attention to its logo and thought why it has a curved arrow from A to Z.  Well, it’s to tell that Amazon sells A to Z products.
  3. Ever thought why Facebook is blue, it because Mark Zuckerberg suffers from red-green colour blindness.
  4. Who doesn’t love to crush some Candy’s everyday and with that obsession Candy Crush brings in $633,000 revenue everyday. Ones obsession others income.
  5. The Google’s original name is  BackRub. Google is just his nick name.
  6. Pepsi got its name from digestive enzyme pepsins, it sucks but it is the real truth. It was originally launched to treat the digestive enzyme of the stomach.
  7. How many of you use a retina scan of your Apple iPad, but it is not made by Apple. It’s manufactured by the Samsung. They are not core competitors as they pretend.
  8. To make a perfect pint of Guinness pour it from the inclination of 45 degrees for accurate 119.5 seconds. That’s the secret of perfect Guinness.
  9. The sports brand Nike was named after the Greek goddesses of victory. This brand is the first choice of every sportsman.
  10. The LEGO  is formed by the Danish word “Leg Godt” and it’s English translation is play well. In Latin, it means ‘putting together’.
  11. The famous mobile company Nokia started their journey by opening a wood mill in the Nokia city of Finland and they latter entered into the rubber products.
  12. The famous car brand VOLKSWAGEN name means ‘Peoples car’ in the Germany.
  13. The actor who played the role of MARABOLE man dyed due to lung cancer, how ironic.
  14. The siren logo of STARBUCKS is used to indulge people in the seductive character of coffee, that’s sensual.
  15. The key ingredient to make ABSOLUTE VODKA is two pounds of winter wheat. So don’t try to make it at home.
  16. The Guinness book of world record has declared Tupperware as the one of the greatest invention of 20th century.
  17. The McDonald near the Buckingham place is owned by the Queen of England, so bow before eating your Burger there.
  18. The Napoleon wife hired the guy name LOUIS VUITTON to make box covers and pack her personal luggage.
  19. The Google go little far by hiring a camel to create a street view of the dessert.
  20. Talk carefully with Siri as Apple analysis each statement before processing it.
  21. Every minute 300 hours of videos are uploaded to YouTube. That’s not an expectorated fact.
  22. The trademark red color of the FERRARI isn’t the first preference of the company.
  23. CARLSBERG beer uses the symbol of the Swastika as a logo, to present ancient culture and heritage, but they stopped using it in the 1940.
  24. Twitter bird has a name and this blue birdy is called lary , so don’t forget to say hi to the lary next time.
  25. Microsoft corporation acquired SKYPE for the US $8 millions in the 2011.
  26. The CIA reads 5 million tweets daily.
  27. The original name of the Amazon was ‘cadabara’ but the owner changed it after the wrong pronunciation of it.
  28. Coca cola has around 3500 beverages and 500 products under their wings.
  29. Ebay has 25 million sellers and 157 million buyers registered with them and the number is increasing every second.
  30. The five IMB employees has won Nobel prize for their excellence performance in the field of technology. The IBM logo represents an equal sign for EQUALITY in the lower right corner.
  31. BEN & JERRY originally planned to be a bagels company and thank god for that they didn’t work out.
  32. The original name of our lovely BARBIE is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  33. McDonald’s feed more than 68 million people every day, which is more than the entire UK population.
  34. Mercedes is the name of financiers daughter. Benefit of having daddy with big pockets.
  35. The Adobe came from the name of the river Adobe Creek that ran behind the house of founder John Warnock.
  36. Burj Khalifa the tallest building in the world and it is made by Samsung.
  37. You can’t buy Rolls Royce by money as the select their own client.
  38. Starbucks has added an average of two stores on a daily basis since 1987.
  39. Levi Strauss was an aristocrat. Although, he didn’t wear his own brand of denim pants because they were meant for the labor class. True story.

This was a compiled fact list of some most popular brands which we daily come across and use in our day to day life. Although we know that you are now more curious to know more facts about other famous brands and most likely you are going to open a google tab next to see more facts about famous brands. Moreover, we will soon take out more detailed facts about famous brands which are not enumerated above, until then happy reading.

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