The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
Dell Computers was started by a 19 year old with only $1,000.
In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch or clock is usually 10:10.
Colgate's first toothpaste came in a jar.
The founder of McDonald's has a Bachelor degree in Hamburgerology.
The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
The most productive day of the workweek is Tuesday.
The retail price for the iPad would be $1,140 if it were built by American workers instead of Chinese.
There is no tipping at restaurants in Japan.
Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste.
Dell's first advertisement was made on the back of a pizza box.
The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.
Steve Jobs' annual salary was $1, just enough to keep company health benefits.
The Gmail logo was designed the night before it was launched.
In Australia, Burger King is called Hungry Jack's.