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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

OBQ 1243: Having the last laugh.

This company is playing bit of a tug-of-war with its Indian counterpart for over a decade to establish dominance in Asian healthcare market and with its patient strategy and some stupidity by its competitor it is the one having the last laugh.

Identify the company/holding company.


Monday, December 10, 2018

OBQ 1242: The Fortune teller.

This institution is  a benchmark to which all businesses compare themselves with their peers, its 500 years of presence has just proved that probably one of the most shock proof of business is the business of fortune telling.

Answer: London Stock Exchange

Saturday, December 8, 2018

OBQ 1241: The Design Gods.

Hallmark of a good design is that it blends with the nature, this company has powered many companies by its design and help them get to an iconic status.

Identify the company.

Answer: Frog Design

Thursday, December 6, 2018

OBQ 1240: Heir apparent.

He is going to get the reins of a sprawling empire pretty soon, his job would be not just to grow the empire but to also keep it safe from the raiders.

Identify him.

Answer: Alan Jope the new chief at Unilever

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

OBQ 1239: The corporate fiction.

Sometime business media describe corporate leaders as superheros, and in this case the Japanese literally had a comic series dedicated to him and he was all the rage...and then things went downhill.

Who is he?

Answer: Carlos Goshn

Sunday, December 2, 2018

OBQ 1238: Stylists to the adventurers.

The company that started and initially thrived by dressing the most adventurous of the explorers and soldiers is now making the big bucks by selling its ware to a rather sophisticated clientèle.

Though what has stayed throughout this journey is its patented trademark checks pattern which also contains the colors from its original logo.

Which iconic fashion brand would you associate this check pattern with?

Answer: Burberry








Friday, November 30, 2018

OBQ 1237: Your typical Zaibatsu.

Here is Japanese company that has bit by bit captured niches of the electronic industries and has qualified to be known as a worthy Zaibatsu.

Identify the company from its logo.

Answer: Kyocera

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

OBQ 1236: Global to its core.

The company has many firsts to its name, and its name stands to confirm its global character, and true to its name the brand is always there to help the globetrotters.

Identify the company, the gentleman in the second image and what he is doing holds the key to the answer. The first logo can confuse you if you don't know the overall connect.



Answer: Intercontinental Hotel Group

Monday, November 26, 2018

OBQ 1235: Kid's stuff.

What at once seemed to be a creative outlet for this gentleman has become a cashcow and online sensation world over for many years running. She is the inspiration and he is workhorse and today they are a rare breed of Indian e-celebs.

Who are they and what did they create?
Answer:Chu Chu TV

Saturday, November 24, 2018

OBQ 1234: Beauty is behind the lense.

Apart from being image of some iconic personalities these images have also a more tangible connection, connect them to a brand almost as iconic as them.

Answer: All pictures taken by Leica camera

Thursday, November 22, 2018

OBQ 1233: The many-headed dragon.

Here is the army of red,blue and green that has invaded India and looking at them they look like fierce competitors but when you look closely you realize that this are different heads of the same dragon that is eating up market share by day.

Name the company/brands/founder...

Answer: Duan Yongping, his BBK electornics owns mobile phone brands like 1+,Oppo and Vivo


Tuesday, November 20, 2018

OBQ 1232: Taking a bite.

Among the warming diplomatic relations between India and South Korea, this Korean giant has decided to take a big bite out of Indian market through a major acquisition.

Identity the company from its logo.


Answer: Lotte confectionary the Korean company that acquired Havmor


Sunday, November 18, 2018

OBQ 1231: On a strong footing.

The company is as old as India as an independent country, and with India it has grown into an able entity widely respected around the world.

Connect these images to a company name.

Answer: Larsen & Toubro

Friday, November 16, 2018

OBQ 1230: Bottling the legacy.

For most of us what is a commodity is the elixir for this company, and thanks to it they have been minting for more than 100 years. What started as a premium getaway for few is now a multi-billion dollar brand.

Here is the photo of the original facility, connect it to an iconic brand.

Answer: San Pellegrino, the also own spas around their famous lake streams.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

OBQ 1229: Growing challenges.

Here is an Institution that served well for India's needs for 20th century, but in 21st century it is finding hard to meet needs of a growing and ambitious country.

Identify the coveted organization which is now publicly listed.

Answer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.