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HOW DID SOME OF THE BIGGEST BRANDS GET THEIR NAMES?

 THE BIGGEST BRANDS

Top Brands how they get names, who is the founder of these brands. 

NIKE

In Greek mythology, Nike is the Winged Goddess of Victory. The logo is derived from goddess' wing, swoosh, which symbolises the sound of speed, movement, power and motivation
Coca-Cola
The two main ingredients in the product were Coca leaves and Cola berries. Thinking that "the two Cs would look well in advertising," Producer Dr. Pemberton's partner suggested the name and penned the now famous trademark "Coca-Cola"

hp
William Hewlett and David Packard formalized their partnership in January 1939 and founded one of the world's leading technology companies. 
They flipped a coin to decide whose name would come first.

Amazon
CEO Jeff Bezos was building the world's largest bookstore. He wanted to name his company starting with A
When he landed on the word "Amazon" the name of the largest river on the planet, he decided that was the perfect name for what would become earth's largest bookstore.

Adidas
Adidas is an abbreviation of the name of founder Adolf ("Adi“) Dassler. The Dassler family began manufacturing shoes after World War I.
At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the American track-and-field star Jesse Owens wore shoes that were reportedly a gift from Adi Dassler.

Starbucks Coffee
Originally the name 'Pequod' was suggested, the name of the ship from the novel, Moby Dick. When it got rejected, they settled for 'Starbuck', the chief mate of that very ship.

vodafone
Vodafone was chosen as the name of the network, to reflect the provision of voice and data services. It stands for Voice, Data and Telephone.

Microsoft
Microsoft is a combination of the words "microcomputer" and "software." In the company's early days, however, Gates included a hyphen in the Microsoft name, referred to as "Micro-soft"

ROLEX
Hans Wilsdorf, the founder of Rolex, reportedly wanted a brand name that could be remembered in any language.
He said, "I tried combining the letters of the alphabet in every possible way. This gave me some hundred names, but none of them felt quite right. One morning, while riding on the upper deck of a horse-drawn omnibus along Cheapside in the City of London, a genie whispered 'Rolex' in my ear."

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