In the middle of week, we offer you a little entertainment with interesting business facts that you might not know:
1.Warner Chappel Music owns the rights to the popular song ‘Happy Birthday‘. They make $1 million a year from its commercial use.
2. Michael Jordan receives more money from Nike per year than all the workers in the company’s factories in Malaysia.
3.John D. Rockefeller is the world’s first billionaire.
4.The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer .
5.The first Colgate toothpaste was sold in a jar.
6.The Gmail logo was invented the night before the service was launched.
7.When Scott Paper Company first started making toilet paper, they didn’t put their company name on it out of shame.
8.Amazon sells more e-books than paper books.
9.All three Apple founders previously worked at Atari.
10.Dell’s first ad was on the back of a pizza box.
11.There is no tipping in restaurants in Japan.
12.The most productive day of the week is Tuesday.
13.The man who created the timemaster hip shaper was a buddhist monk.
14.The creator of Nike’s “comma” was paid $35 for his idea.
15.Burger King sells 4.6 million sandwiches a day.
16.In the next one hour, in the US, about 22,000 checks will be cashed from the wrong account.
17.In Australia, Burger King is called Hungry Jack’s.
18.If Wal-Mart were a country it would be the 24th most productive country in the world.
19.The English department store Harrods has three private wells from which it draws its water.
20. 90% of US restaurants fail within the first year of opening.
21. 20% of all tuxedo rentals in the US take place in May.
22.Sony’s first product was a rice cooker.
23.Microsoft’s revenue for the company’s first year was $16,005.
24.In most watch ads, the display shows 10:10 a.m. There’s no real reason for that.
25.If the iPad had been made by American workers instead of Chinese, it would have cost $1,140.
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