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Business Trivia

RayBan

What company makes Ray Ban sunglasses?

ANSWER: BAUSCH & LOMB

Etch-A-Sketch182

What company still makes and distributes the Etch A Sketch?

ANSWER: OHIO ART


Headquarters of:

  • Monsanto St. Louis, MO
  • Proctor & Gamble Cincinnati, OH
  • Heinz Pittsburgh, PA
  • Boeing Chicago, IL
  • Saturn auto plant Springhill, TN
  • Tyson Foods Springdale, AR
  • Nike Beaverton, OR
  • Anheuser-Busch St. Louis, MO
  • Coca-Cola Atlanta, GA
  • Neiman-Marcus Dallas, TX
  • Goodyear Akron, OH
  • Rubbermaid Worster, OH
  • Federal Express Memphis, TN
  • Eastman Kodak Rochester, NY
  • Land-O-Lakes Minneapolis, MN
  • General Electric Schenectady, NY
  • Jack Daniel’s Lynchburg. TN
  • Tandy Fort Worth, TX
  • Heinz Pittsburgh, PA
  • USX Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pillsbury Minneapolis, MN
  • Quaker Oats Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Kellogg Battle Creek, MI
  • Berlitz Providence, RI
  • Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Waterbury, VT

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Other Business Facts

  • St. Petersburg, Russia jewelry firm Faberge
  • World’s largest furniture retailer Ikea (Sweden)
  • Delaware chemical company DuPont
  • Capital Cities network ABC
  • Parent company of CBS Viacom
  • Parent company of NBC General Electric
  • Pancake brand started in 1893 Aunt Jemima
  • Standard Oil of New Jersey Exxon
  • Auto maker who declared bankruptcy in 1940 Preston Tucker
  • “Flying Colors” airline that went bankrupt in 1981 Braniff
  • Dutch airline; the world’s oldest KLM
  • Brazil’s airline Varig
  • Israel’s airline El Al
  • Russian airline Aeroflot
  • Scandinavian airline SAS
  • Germany’s airline Lufthansa
  • Belgian airline Sabena
  • Hong Kong’s airline Cathay Pacific
  • Switzerland’s airlines Crossair, Swissair
  • Australia’s airline Qantas
  • Spain’s airline Iberia
  • Top U.S. shipping company Federal Express
  • Top U.S. rental car company Enterprise
  • Top U.S. prescription medicine outlet Walgreen’s
  • Top-selling U.S. motor oil company Pennzoil
  • Largest U.S. tire and rubber company Goodyear
  • Largest U.S. chemical company DuPont
  • Second largest U.S. chemical company Dow
  • World’s largest chip maker Intel
  • Largest U.S. cigarette maker Phillip Morris
  • Ray Ban sunglasses maker Bausch and Lomb
  • Pony Express owners Wells Fargo
  • Billboard ad company and newspaper chain owner Gannett
  • Company that uses the Red Cross symbol Johnson & Johnson
  • Bennett Cerf’s publishing company Random House
  • Maine company with outdoor gear catalogs L.L. Bean
  • San Francisco high tech catalog company Sharper Image
  • U.S. largest exporter Boeing
  • Maker of Cheerios General Mills
  • Number one office supply store Staples
  • Vermont ice cream maker Ben And Jerry’s
  • “All Natural” ice cream maker Breyers
  • German aspirin company Bayer
  • Owner of Jeopardy! and Columbia-Tri Star Sony
  • Arkansas frozen foods company Tyson
  • Lean Cuisine maker Stouffer’s
  • Top soy sauce maker Kikkoman
  • Little Rock yogurt chain TCBY
  • They had the first roasted coffee in cans, 1878 Chase and Sandbourn
  • Coffee brand named after a Memphis hotel Maxwell House
  • Spam maker Hormel
  • World’s largest spice company McCormack and Company
  • Largest electric razor company Norelco
  • Maker of the C90 super computer Cray Research
  • Dallas semiconductor company Texas Instruments
  • Scotch Tape-brand maker 3M
  • Company that built the Queen Elizabeth Cunard
  • North Dakota computer merchant Gateway
  • French maker of disposable lighters and razors Bic
  • Largest U.S. maker of pasteurized orange juice Tropicana
  • Largest U.S. maker of fruit juices Ocean Spray
  • Etch-a-Sketch maker Ohio Art
  • Barbie maker Mattel
  • GI Joe maker Hasbro
  • First yo yo maker Duncan
  • Hula Hoop maker Wham-O
  • Magic Eight Ball maker Mattel
  • USA’s largest toy distributor McDonnalds
  • Leading maker of processed turkey products Louis Rich
  • Company whose symbol is a monocled peanut Planters
  • Maker of Zima Coors
  • U.S. largest pharmaceutical company Pfizer
  • Top selling beer Budweiser
  • Top selling imported beer Corona
  • Auto values book company Kelly Blue Book
  • Only major motorcycle maker in U.S Harley-Davidson
  • Credit reporting firm and rocket engine builder TRW
  • “Kleenex” maker Kimberly-Clark
  • First company to mass-market baby foods Gerber
  • World’s largest food company Nestle
  • Banana Republic and Old Navy owner The Gap
  • Former name of Chiquita brands United Fruit Company
  • Former chairman of Occidental Petroleum Armand Hammer
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger
  • Disney CEO, 1984-2005 Michael Eisner
  • Original Apple CEO Steve Jobs
  • Steve Jobs’s Apple partner Steve Wozniak
  • Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates
  • Bill Gates’ original partner Paul Allen
  • Microsoft CEO, 2000-14 Steve Ballmer
  • Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
  • QVC CEO Barry Diller
  • Ford CEO Alan Mulally
  • General Motors CEO Mary Barra
  • Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett
  • Chrysler chairman, 1979-92 Lee Iacocca
  • Founder of Wendy’s Restaurants Dave Thomas
  • Founder of McDonald’s Restaurants Ray Kroc
  • Founder of TWA Howard Hughes
  • Founder of CBS William Paley
  • Founder of Kodak George Eastman
  • Founder of FOX entertainment Rupert Murdoch
  • Founder of Paramount Pictures Adolph Zukor
  • Founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey
  • Founder of Google Larry Page & Sergey Brin
  • Founder of Yahoo Jerry Young & David Filo
  • Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange
  • Founder of Alibaba Jack Ma
  • Founder of Hawaiian Pineapple Company, 1901 James Dole
  • Founder of American Fur Company, 1808 John Jacob Astor
  • Founder of Chicago’s largest department store, 1881 Marshall Field
  • Aaron Ward’s middle name Montgomery
  • WWI flier and Eastern Airlines chairman Eddie Rickenbacker
  • Astronaut and Eastern Airlines chairman Frank Borman
  • State incorporating most Fortune 500 companies Delaware

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