How 13 Famous Companies Got Their Brand Name
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Co-Founder Steve Jobs' favorite fruit was an apple, and it was an attempt to escape from other companies unapproachable products
It was originally changed to reflect the new buisness hours of 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM, even though most are 24 hours now.
Häagen-Dazs was named in 1961 by the founders and apparently has no meaning.
An acronym for Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, meaning "Healthy soul in a healthy body" in Latin.
BIC is named after one of its founders, Marcel Bich. Marcel dropped the H to avoid the innapropriate English pronunciation.
Short for San Francisco.
Not "Life's Good," rather, two Korean brands, Lucky and Goldstar.
Formerly The National Biscuit Company but was changed in 1971.
Named after pepsin, a digestive enzyme, Pepsi was formerly marketed as a healthy drink to help digestion.
SErvice GAmes of Japan- founded by Marty Bromley who imported pinball games to be used on American military bases in Japan.
The Latin word "sonus" means sound.
Starbuck is a character in the novel Moby Dick.
Latin for "I roll."