L’Oréal – Beauty For All

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L’Oréal group, the world’s largest cosmetics company, is my brand for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

A hair dye formula called Auréale, developed by Eugène Schueller, a young French chemist of German descent, led to the formation of L’Oréal, in 1920.

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Kellogg’s – Advocating the power of breakfast

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Kellogg’s, is my choice of brand today, for #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

Founded as the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company on February 19, 1906, by Will Keith Kellogg, Kellogg’s produced and marketed the hugely successful Kellogg’s Toasted Corn Flakes and was renamed the Kellogg Company in 1922.

Kellogg’s soon became a household name and a trusted mark.

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J for Johnson & Johnson | A To Z Challenge

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J being the alphabet for today, my choice of brand is Johnson & Johnson, for #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

In 1886, the same year in which Coca Cola was founded, three Johnson brothers, Robert Wood, James Wood and Edward Mead, living in New Jersey, produced a line of ready-to-use surgical dressings.

These were to be the first product of J&J, which after more than a century on, continues to make everything from baby products to personal hygiene products, to disposable contact lenses for consumers, to medical devices and pharmaceutical products.

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I for IBM | A To Z Challenge

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IBM is the brand for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

Nicknamed Big Blue for its size, and for the use of blue color in products, packaging, and logo, IBM was founded in 1911, in New York, US, through a merger of three companies – Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company.

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H for Honda | A To Z Challenge

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Honda is my choice for the brand with the alphabet H for today’s #AToZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with‘.

One of the most well recognized automobile brands in the world, Honda Motor was established in Sept 24, 1948, by Soichiro Honda, in Itaya-cho, Hamamatsu, Japan.

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G for Google | A To Z Challenge

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Google is my choice for the brand with the alphabet G for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’. Easy to guess, again.

Founded in 1998, by Larry Page and Sergey Bin, Google is one of the most innovative companies in the world.

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F for Facebook | A to Z Challenge

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Facebook is my choice for F, for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’. Obvious, isn’t it?

Launched in 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his college fellows, the website, initially meant for use by Harvard students, was later expanded to students at other universities and high schools, and then to the employees of companies, including Apple Inc. and Microsoft.

Starting from September, 2006, Facebook was opened to everyone at least 13 years old with a valid email address.

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E for eBay | A to Z Challenge

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eBay is the brand for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

The world’s largest online marketplace, where people sell and buy just about anything from sandwiches, to Chihuahua pets, to Lamborghini, to airplanes and jets, is an amazingly popular and successful website.

Originally called AuctionWeb, eBay was founded in SanJose, California in 1995 by Iranian American computer programmer Pierre Omidya at the age of 28.

 

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D for Danone | A To Z Challenge

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While Disney is the perhaps the best known brand, starting with D, but my pick for today’s  #AtoZChallenge for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’, is Danone, as its healthy food products find their way into our homes.

In 1919, Isaac Carasso, started a small yogurt business in  Barcelona, Spain and named it “Danone,” meaning “Little Daniel” after his son. Carasso came from the Balkans, where yogurt was a dietary staple; and so he decided to introduce this healthy product in Barcelona.

 

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C for Coca-Cola | A To Z Challenge

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Keeping in line with my theme ‘Brands that people identify with’, for #AtoZChallenge, the brand that I’ll write about today, is Coca Cola – the fizzy drink that is recognized by young and old alike all over the world.

This iconic brand, which is sold in over 200 different countries, was launched way back in 1886 in Atlanta, Georgia!

 

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