Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Interesting facts about some Popular Companies

-Walt Disney World generates about 120,000 pounds of garbage everyday.

-Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the companies factory workers in Malaysia combined.

-The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.

-Originally, Google ran under the Stanford University website, with the domain google.stanford.edu.

-In the 40's, the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans would pronounce it 'Bitch.'

-If all the gold in the world was divided up everyone would recieve 3 grams.

-Oil tycoon, John D. Rockefeller, was the world's first billionaire.

-Before there was Nike the company initially operated as a distributor for Japanese shoe maker Onitsuka Tiger (ASICS).

-The creator of the Nike Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.