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1 The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
2 Dell Computers was started by a 19 year old with only $1,000.
3 In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch or clock is usually 10:10.
4 Colgate's first toothpaste came in a jar.
5 The founder of McDonald's has a Bachelor degree in Hamburgerology.
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1 Nokia was once famous as a manufacturer of toilet paper.Picture1 Ref
2 A Kodak engineer constructed the first digital camera in 1975. They didn't want to go digital. They went bankrupt in 2012.Picture1 Ref
3 Lentil As Anything, a successful Australian restaurant, allows its customers to pay whatever price they feel like paying for the food.Picture1 Ref
4 Newman’s Own foods donates 100% of its post tax profits to charity. As of June 2012 these donations have exceeded 330 million dollars.Picture1 Ref
5 As part of an advertising campaign, Molson, a Canadian beer company, strategically placed 'beer fridges' around Europe that only Canadian passports could unlock.Picture1 Ref
6 Apple co-founder Ronald Wayne sold his 10% share in 1976 for $800. Today, it’s worth over $58 billion.Picture1 Ref
7 In the mid-90’s, Coca Cola recalled an advertising poster due to a hidden sexual image.Picture1 Ref
8 At YouTube Headquarters, employees can either take the elevator, stairs or slide.Picture1 Ref
9 Every year, Louis Vuitton burn all their unsold bags. They burn them in order to prevent them from being priced lower.Picture1 Ref
10 The retail price for the iPad would be $1,140 if it were built by American workers instead of Chinese.
11 The Gmail logo was designed the night before it was launched.
12 Amazon sells more e-books than printed books.
13 Steve Jobs' annual salary was $1, just enough to keep company health benefits.
14 All 3 founders of Apple worked at Atari before forming Apple.
15 Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft was a college drop out.Picture
16 Dell's first advertisement was made on the back of a pizza box.
17 Dell Computers was started by a 19 year old with only $1,000.
18 The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
19 The founder of McDonald's has a Bachelor degree in Hamburgerology.
20 Yahoo! was originally called 'Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web'.Picture
21 Walt Disney World generates about 120,000 pounds of garbage every day.
22 There is no tipping at restaurants in Japan.
23 The most productive day of the workweek is Tuesday.
24 The man who created the Thighmaster was once a Bhuddist Monk.
25 The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
26 The average company saves over $7,000 for each employee suggestion that is enacted!
27 Over 4.6 million Whopper sandwiches are sold at Burger King every day!
28 Nearly 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong account over the next hour.
29 In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch or clock is usually 10:10.
30 In Australia, Burger King is called Hungry Jack's.
31 In 2004, The Japanese Ice Cream Association promoted "raw horse flesh" ice cream in hopes that it would boost the popularity of ice cream!
32 If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world.Picture
33 Henry Ford, father of the Automobile, is also father of the charcoal briquette.
34 Harrods have three private wells to supply their water!
35 Cow is a Japanese brand of shaving foam.
36 Colgate's first toothpaste came in a jar.
37 90% of all restaurants fail during their first year of operation.
38 80% of Publishers' Clearing House $10 million winners did not purchase any magazine subscriptions!
39 7-11 sells 10,000 pots of coffee an hour, every hour, every day.
40 20% of tuxedo rentals take place in May.
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