Wednesday, March 20, 2019

OBQ 1289: A beautiful pattern.

When you look at this company's logo it almost feels like a symmetric work of art. The company that started with a "salt" based concoction as it first product is now one of the largest company in its industry and puts focus on uniformity, efficacy and reliability, some of them being also reflected in its logo.

Identify the company with a rather long name!

Monday, March 18, 2019

OBQ 1288: A good neighbour

Who is good neighbour? Someone who is welcoming, takes care of your convenience and you can have always good food and drinks at their place.
Here is a guy who started his business almost 80 years ago and they have been quintessentially good neighbours in many of the countries around the world. Now they are about to set-up shop in India.

Who is he? and what did he start?

Saturday, March 16, 2019

OBQ 1287: Capitalism's twin brother.

This firm/institution has thrived along with Capitalism since 19th century as it makes it primary job to defend capitalism and in return capitalism has returned the favor, its owned by the high priests of capitalism and has managed to make its business relevant for the digital world that we live in.

Connect and identify.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

OBQ 1286: C'mon be a sport!

Initially considered as entertainment for the lazy couch potatoes, increasingly this sort of entertainment is seen more and more as a genuine "Sports" category and with the kind of money involved you can no longer "LOL".

Identify logo of one of first mover into this sport that helped make it popular.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

OBQ 1285: Smarter of the lot.

He was part of a family that was know for creating smart kids, doctors and businessmen in specific. Some of them went up create a very famous and successful company, he was a league above so he created not one but two great companies that still survive more than 100 years after its founding.

Who is he?

Sunday, March 10, 2019

OBQ 1284: Nectar of life.

This is your perfect weekend question, said to be dating back to almost 5000 years ago this tablet from Sumerian Civilization documents the process of making something...what is it?

Friday, March 8, 2019

OBQ 1283: Tora Tora Tora

A company whose product used to once terrorize its old enemies now produces the products that are considered to be the most trust worthy brand in its category, though it might not be as famous as some of the other companies from its country of origin, its reliability is surely going to win the world in long term.

Connect to a company.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

OBQ 1282: Heavylifting required.

When you are number two in market which are monopolistic in nature you need to really punch above your weight, here are the founders of challenger who are trying to innovate their way to top. Some trouble at top with their supersized rival can give them just the edge that they need to overtake them.

Which company did these lads start?

Monday, March 4, 2019

OBQ 1281: Cars & Class system.

We know that coats of arms of various regions have been incorporated in logos of various companies, however you rarely see an entire class of cars named after a region of a country.
This kind of cars are defined by their design which creates a proper division between the driven and the driver...all rooted in old European class system from horse carriage days.

This is the coat of arms of the region after which this famous car class is named. Name it.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

OBQ 1280: Living up-to its name.

This brand was one of the pioneer in its field, but thanks to geo-politics and some not so good business moves it had to go through many tribulations, but true to its name now it is once again ruling the roads.

Connect these images to a brand/company.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

OBQ 1279: Feeding you softly...

Be it your social media profile feed, your recommended shopping items or the news you read online everything is designed and doctored to make you do things that helps capitalists, here is company which is taking this game to the next level with help of artificial intelligence and machine learning and has obviously gained the status of the most valued new unicorns.

Identify the company from its logo.

Answer: Bytedance.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

OBQ 1278: Belated post.

This post is truly late, this legend should have been covered way before by our blog. Anyways for someone whose philosophy is timeless and is going to help the common man for coming times its never too late to remember...

Who is he? and he was at vanguard of what? 😊

Answer: John Bogle

Sunday, February 24, 2019

OBQ 1277: Survival of the shady

Most of us who have heard about this company's business model think that their business model is too good to be true almost sounding like a Ponzi scheme, still its surprising that this company has survived for more than 50 years and keeps on spreading in more and more countries.

Connect these images to a company.

Answer: Amway

Friday, February 22, 2019

OBQ 1276: The challenger

In digital era there have been a lot of virtual monopolies thanks to network effects, like facebook is for social networking and Google is for search, however every once in a while there comes a challenger (sometime supported by big money) that tries to take away their lunch.

Here is one such challenger, identify it from the logo.

Answer: Twitch TV

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

OBQ 1275: Before me too

She comes from the  A-list of business family, but when she started her carrier patriarchy and toxic masculinity were fashionable, it didn't that it came from the patriarch of her family.

She withered all the storms and now should be role model for all entrepreneurs.

Who is she?

Answer: Miuccia Prada of the Prada empire