★ Fact #1.
The most productive day of the workweek is Tuesday.
★ Fact #2.
Dell Computers was started by a 19 year old with only $1,000.
★ Fact #3.
The founder of McDonalds has a Bachelor degree in Hamburgerology. Hamburger University of McDonalds Corporation located in Oak Brook, IL, now holds students from more than 119 countries. The company even opened a new branch in Shanghai during early 2010 in order to fulfill the needs of fast growing Asian market.
★ Fact #4.
The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
★ Fact #5.
Yahoo! Was originally called “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web”.
★ Fact #6.
Walt Disney World generated about 120,000 pounds of garbage every day.
★ Fact #7.
The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only 35 dollars for the design.
★ Fact #8.
In Australia, Burger King is called Hungry Jack’s.
★ Fact #9.
If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world.
★ Fact #10.
When Scott Paper Company first started manufacturing toilet paper they did not put their name on the product because of embarrassment.
★ Fact #11.
The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.
★ Fact #12.
Microsoft made 16,005 in revenue in its first year of operation.
★ Fact #13.
Back in 1987 American Airlines saved $40,000 by omitting one olive from each salad course in the first class.
★ Fact #14.
Oil Tycoon John D Rockefeller, was the world’s first billionaire.
★ Fact #15.
Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste.