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Thursday, January 29, 2015

OBQ 821: Checked-in

Identify the latest businessman to get into business...in his signature style!
Answer: Virgin hotels

Monday, January 26, 2015

OBQ 820: Apple a day wont keep the lawyers away!

Things became interesting when an iconic brand of 20th century sued an iconic brand of 21st Century Apple inc in 2006...all this for an humble apple logo. Tell me who sued Apple inc over the trademark?

Answer: Apple records owned by Beatles which had legal issues with Steve and Steve's Apple computers.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

OBQ 819: Before Pacman tookover

Identify this company, the images below are of its founder and of its old logo...new logo has some resemblance with Pacman!

Answer: LG

Thursday, January 22, 2015

OBQ 818: Another Steve....

He shares his first name with Steve Jobs, but many people think that they are like chalk and cheese, connect these images to a business personality...
Answer: Steve Ballmer of Microsoft

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

OBQ 817: Some are left behind...

Tell me what did CPP stood for on this old logo...in its modern day avtar one of the letter is dropped from the brand identity...

Answer: Colgate Palmolive and Peets :)

Sunday, January 18, 2015

OBQ 816: A healthy mind in a healthy body

Idetify the shoes and its manufacturer that has inspired not only runners but also some of the great businessmen...

Answer: Asics

Thursday, January 15, 2015

OBQ 815: Woman and the marketing revolution.

They are from different era but they are still connected by how collectively they revolutionized the way woman think about themselves...tell me the brand or the punchline that connects them...

Answer: Loreal.

Friday, January 9, 2015

OBQ 814: Special kind of "Gaming keyboard"

Tell me what is this keyboard? All I can say is that it is used to play one of the most addictive games played...

Answer: Bloomberg terminal keyboard!

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

OBQ 813: Sir "Owns everything"

He is the biggest tycoon the media industry has ever seen, he owns everything from advertising agencies to market research firm, do you know him?

Answer: Sir Martin Sorrel of WPP.

Monday, January 5, 2015

OBQ 812: Gadget of the year...

Some blame him for inventing the most mundane of gadget for a self obsessed generation, and some think he is a genius. Who is he and what did he invent?

Answer: Selfie stick.

Friday, January 2, 2015

OBQ 811: Family matters!

Family businesses are always important in India, however these two brothers are rewriting the playbook, though they are blood brothers they are not part of any family business. They run/have run some of the biggest professionally run companies in the world. Who are they?and which company they are associated with?
Answer: Banga brothers, One the top guy at Unilever other at Mastercard