When any brand becomes a household name it is common for us to think we know all there is to know about that brand. The fact is, there is always something to learn in life about everything. Here we will cover ten famous brands which everyone knows, and disclose a little known fact that may make your eyes as big as saucers, and enlighten you a bit in the process. Here are
Fact: The financial standing of this company makes it equal to being the 68th largest country on the planet.
As far as fast-food restaurants go, McDonald’s is the biggest and most successful on Earth. Not only that, as far as any business goes, it is the second largest in any category (Coca-Cola being the first), and the numbers it pulls in are difficult to grasp. Therefore, if McDonald’s were actually a country, in and of itself, it would be 68th on the list according to economy.
Fact: The Lamborghini was developed because of the stubborn pride of Enzo Ferrari.
A farmer who drove a Ferrari got a bit frustrated that the clutch in his car kept slipping. When he approached the carmaker about the problem all he got was stubborn denial in response. This prompted the development of the Lamborghini, which would not only have a properly-working clutch, it would also be great in race competitions, and comfortable to boot. The farmer was Ferruccio Lamborghini.