Business Facts You Didn't Know
There are many funny and interesting facts about business around the world.Â Explore and share them through these awesome Business Facts SMS and improve your general knowledge about different brands.
A Tupperware party starts somewhere in the world every 23 seconds.
Apple’s iPad retina display is actually manufactured by Samsung.
Bank of America started operations as Bank of Italy.
Bill Bowerman, who founded Nike, first got the inspiration of creating Nike shoes after staring at waffle iron.
Candy Crush brings in a reported $633,000 a day in revenue.
David McConnell named his company Avon after the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford on Avon.
Everything you say to Siri is sent to Apple, analyzed, and stored.
Google was originally called BackRub.
In 1987, American Airlines decided to omit one olive from each salad course in the first class. As a result, they made a savings of $40,000.
Kids in North America spend an average of about half a billion dollar annually on chewing gums.
Marvel Comics once owned the rights to the word “zombie.”
One in 10 Europeans are conceived in an Ikea bed.
People in the USA get so hyper about the Super Bowl that the sale of antacids increases by 20% every year after the day of the game.
Pepsi got its name from the digestive enzyme pepsin.
Philip Morris, the first owner of the Marlboro brand, died of lung cancer.
Starbucks’ round tables were created specifically so customers would feel less alone.
Taco Bell has proved to be a huge flop in Mexico, as Mexicans were confused by the Americanization of their traditional cuisine.
The iPad 2 would cost $1,140 if it were made in America.
The Mall, the biggest departmental store in Washington, D. C. is 1.4 times bigger than the Vatican City.
The red and white Coca-Cola logo is recognized by 94% of the world’s population.
The soft drink industry spends more than $100 million a year in stopping thefts involving their vending machines.
The top three valuable brands in the world in order of their value are Marlboro, Coca Cola and Budweiser.
Wal-Mart averages a profit of $1.8 million every hour.
“Yahoo” is an acronym for “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle.”