Business Facts

★  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.

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