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🎉Business Legends: 10 Fascinating Origins of Iconic Brands and Innovations👇

💥Coca-Cola's Secret Formula: 


The formula for Coca-Cola is one of the most closely guarded trade secrets. It is kept in a vault at the World of Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta. Only a few people in the world know the complete formula.


💥Amazon's Start in a Garage:


Amazon, now one of the world's largest e-commerce companies, started in Jeff Bezos' garage in Seattle in 1994. Bezos initially operated the business with a few employees, packing orders on makeshift desks constructed from doors.

 

💥Apple's First Logo: 


Apple's first logo, designed in 1976 by co-founder Ronald Wayne, featured Sir Isaac Newton sitting under an apple tree. The logo was replaced by the well-known apple with a bite taken out of it a year later.


💥Google's Original Name: 


Before it became Google, the search engine was called "Backrub." The name was changed to Google, a play on the word "googol" (a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros), reflecting the company's mission to organize a vast amount of information.

 

💥LEGO's Interlocking Bricks: 


The word "LEGO" is derived from the Danish words "leg godt," which mean "play well." The interlocking brick design we know today was created in 1958, and since then, over 600 billion LEGO bricks have been produced.


💥Sony's First Product: 


Sony's first product was not an electronic gadget but a rice cooker. In 1946, after World War II, Sony (then Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation) produced a rice cooker that unfortunately didn't succeed in the market.

 

💥Pepsi's Navy: 


In the 1980s, during the Cola Wars, Pepsi ran a promotion where they offered to trade Pepsi points for merchandise. One of the prizes was a fighter jet, which a man named John Leonard collected enough points to "purchase." Pepsi eventually revoked the offer, but Leonard sued, and a court ruled in his favor.


💥Nintendo's Origins: 


Nintendo, a major player in the video game industry, started as a playing card company in 1889. It later ventured into various businesses, including love hotels and taxi services, before becoming a prominent player in the gaming world.

 

💥McDonald's Once Created a Bubblegum-Flavored Broccoli: 


In an attempt to make healthier Happy Meals, McDonald's experimented with bubblegum-flavored broccoli. However, the idea was quickly scrapped due to negative feedback during testing.


💥The Origin of PayPal: 


The concept for PayPal, a popular online payment system, emerged from a cryptography company called Confinity, which was initially developing security software for handheld devices.

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