40 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Famous Brands


Who doesn’t love a good list? We’ve compiled 40 interesting facts about some of the most famous brands in the world. Some are funny, some are weird, but they’re all true! Did you know that Coca Cola was originally green? Or that Skype is named after an Old Norse word meaning “to look at someone”? Find out more by reading on and exploring our list of 40 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Famous Brands.

40 Brand Facts That Will Astound You

  1. Amazon logo features an arrow curve from A to Z; which is there for a reason. The reason behind it is that Amazon sells A-to-Z products, which means that it sells things from nearly every product line.
  2. Reliance Jio has already become India’s most prominent telecom provider, and most families have at least one Jio subscriber. Have you ever pondered what Jio means? Jio is a mirrored version of the phrase Oil.
  3. Candy Crush is one of the most popular games on the market today. Did you know that Candy Crush generates about $633,000 in daily revenue? Someone else’s passion turns into their source of income.
  4. Pepsi is named after the digestive enzyme pepsin. Caleb Bradham, the renowned drink’s inventor, picked Pepsi’s name since he felt his drink was a ‘healthy’ cola that assisted with digestion.
  5. As Mark Zuckerberg suffers from red-green colourblindness, the Facebook colour scheme was set to blue.
  6. BackRub was the original name for Google. BackRub was the Stanford University research project undertaken by Sergey Brin and Larry Page; however, in 1997, they switched their search engine to Google since it was a twist on the statistical model for the one preceded by 100 zeros.
  7. Pour a pint of Guinness at a 45-degree angle for precisely 119.5 seconds to produce a perfect pint.
  8. Your Apple product’s retina scan technology is manufactured by Samsung, not by Apple.
  9. The name LEGO is derived from the Danish phrase “Leg Godt,” which translates to “play well.” It means ‘putting together’ in Latin.
  10. Nike is a sportswear brand named just after the Greek goddesses of victory.
  11. The man who played the ‘Marlboro man’ in the Marlboro cigarette commercials died of lung cancer, unsurprising.
  12. Nokia, the world’s most renowned mobile phone company, began as a wood mill in Finland’s Nokia city. After then, the brand moved into the rubber goods market.
  13. VOLKSWAGEN is a German word that signifies “people’s car.”
  14. Two pounds of winter wheat are the main ingredients of the famous ABSOLUT VODKA. There are no genetically modified components in ABSOLUT VODKA.
  15. The STARBUCKS siren logo is meant to entice customers with the seductive qualities of the coffee.
  16. The Queen of England owns the McDonald’s in Buckingham Place, so salute before eating your burger here.
  17. Google recruited a camel named ‘Raffia’ to generate a street view of the Liwa desert in the United Arab Emirates.
  18. Tupperware has been named one of the greatest innovations of the twentieth century by the Guinness Book of World Records.
  19. Napoleon’s wife employed LOUIS VUITTON to manufacture box coverings and pack her baggage.
  20. Every minute, 300 hours of content are posted to YouTube. It’s no surprise that there’s always something new to see on YouTube.
  21. When speaking with Siri, keep in mind that Apple analyses each remark before processing it.
  22. The Twitter bird is known by the name Lary.
  23. Ferrari’s preferred colour was not the iconic red.
  24. The Swastika emblem was used in the logo of CARLSBERG beer until 1940 to represent old culture and tradition.
  25. In 2011, Microsoft Corporation paid $8 million for SKYPE.
  26. Coca- Cola’s product line includes about 3500 drinks and 500 items.
  27. The name of Amazon was original ‘Cadabara,’ but it was altered owing to phonetic problems.
  28. Every day, the CIA reads 5 million tweets.
  29. Mercedes is titled after Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of Emil Jellinek, a businessman who purchased Daimler automobiles.
  30. eBay has 157 million registered customers and 25 million sellers. McDonald’s serves over 68 million people daily, and the number is growing by the second. This statistic exceeds the population of the United Kingdom.
  31. Five IBM workers have been awarded the Nobel Prize for their outstanding achievements in the field of technology.
  32. Barbara Millicent Roberts was the original name of the iconic toy BARBIE.
  33. BEN & JERRY, best known for its ice cream, started as a bagels firm.
  34. LinkedIn has 675 million users from all over the world, with 310 million using it every month. The United States, with 38.6 per cent of LinkedIn traffic, and India, with 16.8 per cent, account for 38.6 per cent and 16.8 per cent, respectively. These facts and figures can assist you in better optimising LinkedIn.
  35. Adobe was named after Adobe Creek, which ran behind the residence of John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe Systems Inc.
  36. Netflix began selling a DVD subscription service in 1999. 2.7 million individuals still subscribe to Netflix’s DVD programme.
  37. The Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest structure, and Samsung built it.
  38. Levi Strauss was a member of the aristocracy. He didn’t wear his denim jeans as they were intended for the working class.
  39. Since 1987, Starbucks has opened an average of two locations each day.
  40. “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle” is referred to as Yahoo.”

We hope you found this information interesting. 


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