Friday, July 31, 2015

OBQ 861: Survival of the most creative.

Identify a company that has gone through a lots of ups and downs but has still emerged on top through the ninety odd years of its existence.

Answer: NBC

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

OBQ 860: The lion of wall street.

Wall street is full of highly qualified criminals working towards making rich people richer, here is one exception. A man who "coned" the rich to benefit common investor, who is he?

Answer: Brad Katsuyama the guy who took on High frequency traders single handedly.

Monday, July 27, 2015

OBQ 859: Marketing Marathon!

Companies have gone to great lengths to keep their nose ahead of competition through marketing...However very few can beat this company...what they started as a "marketing event" has become the greatest sporting event in the world. Tell me what?
Answer: Tour de France

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

OBQ 858: From Child's play to Big data.

Identify the logo, and more importantly tell me the story behind its name!

Big data is not boring afterall...;-)
Answer: Hadoop

Saturday, July 18, 2015

OBQ 857: The agency, since 1902

Identify one of the most legendary "agency" in the world that is once again talk of the town thanks to attention it got from a recently concluded sitcom.

Answer: McCann Erikson 

Thursday, July 16, 2015

OBQ 856: Packs a punch

This brand always packs a punch be it on or off the field! It is also going to be a key beneficiary of "Make in India" campaign, identify the brand/company by its logo...

Answer: Bharat Dynamics

Monday, July 13, 2015

OBQ 855: A matter of honour...

There are very few awards that act as equalizer across a huge range of "disciplines", this is one of them. Tell me what is this trophy all about and to whom it is given. Given that this is a business quizzing blog tell me who is the original sponsor of this awards.
Answer: Laurels World Sports Award sponsored by Mercedez Benz

Saturday, July 11, 2015

OBQ 854: Not a subtle change.

Someone changed something, where was this and why? Its obvious but you do need photographic memory!
Answer: Facebook changed its homepage image to put women first!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

OBQ 853: Just a new name or more than that?

Tell me what's covered on the right hand side of the hoarding in this image? Any why is this being done?

Answer: NEXA by Maruti Suzuki

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

OBQ 852: Remains of an empire...

Here is an old logo of a brand that has sold by different names in different countries, it still remains a big brand in those countries...but under different owners and names. Which brand/company? Look close enough its someone's initials...
Answer: Austin Martin