Tuesday, October 31, 2017

OBQ 1046: Booze can give you more than a hangover!

Well a bottle or two of whiskey certainly helped a German company to buy a trademark from this Finnish company, and since then that trademarked logo can be seen pretty much everywhere in the world.

Identify the less known logo of Finnish company that had rights to it till mid twentieth century.

Answer: Karhu sports sold its right to the three stripes logo to Adidas over few bottle of whiskey and some cash!

Sunday, October 29, 2017

OBQ 1045: Suits all palates.

Here is a company that likes its colors and it has some of the most beautiful properties that you will come across.

Connect to a hospitality brand/company. Its always better if you can explain all the images in connect.

Answer: Carlson Rezidor group of hotels which includes brands like Radisson.

Friday, October 27, 2017

OBQ 1044: In the family, for the family

This Italian business that has been in the same family for over four generations, makes products suitable for everyone in your family.
It deals with commodities but sells heritage!

Identify the brand company in question.

Answer: Barilla

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

OBQ 1043: Style over substance?

Identify the "global platform" that is soon going to enter Indian market in a very different style by collaborating with Bollywood and soap opera business...some say its rather too radical a shift for it from its humble and intellectual origins.

Connect the three images to identify the platform in question.

Answer: Ted talks

Monday, October 23, 2017

OBQ 1042: The end of Australian dream.

Started more than 150 years ago as a horse saddle manufacturer the company has seen all things through which its country of origin has gone through, the brand is now going off production after it old American partnership didnt work out as expected.

Which brand/company am I referring to?

Answer: Holden motors which rolled out its last car in October 2017 before being shut down by its parent company General motors

Saturday, October 21, 2017

OBQ 1041: Mirroring success

The company that started more than 350 years ago, to supply French royalty with luxury goods and reduce dependence on Venetian mirror makers has now literally mirrored its success in various other sectors and transformed itself into a true conglomerate.

Identify the company from its new logo.

Answer: Saint Gobain it is!

Thursday, October 19, 2017

OBQ 1040: The hunt for second city.

Happy Diwali good fellas of Quizzing world!

Here is just a snapshot of few east coast cities of USA who are bidding to be the "second city" of this company and so far more than 100 cities/counties have joined them from all over the USA.

What are they all bidding for and which is the company at centre of all this?

Answer: This are some of the city of USA east coast that have bid to be the second head quarter for Amazon.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

OBQ 1039: Making global connections.

This is a marketing campaign that is running for many years across the world and the company is surely making some amazing global connections quite literally.

Identify the brand.

Answer: HSBC

Sunday, October 15, 2017

OBQ 1038: The conscience keeper.

Be it business or politics you need a good conscience, and its good if you have someone who reminds you of it in a very analytic way.

The company that he started is doing that for over 80 years now and it providing world leaders with a scorecard of their performance.

Who is he and which company did he start?

answer: He is George Gallup the founder of Gallup company that does surveys of which some concern with approval ratings of US president as well as different company CEOs.

Friday, October 13, 2017

OBQ 1037: Pioneer plays second fiddle .

The company that was started more than 125 years ago by a true pioneer who changed the face of mobility is now torn into parts and sold for pieces.

So put the parts together and tell me which legendary brand am I referring to?

Answer: Dunlop, which has sold its rights to various other companies for selling tyres in various geographies.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

OBQ 1036: For amphibian fun!

We like to party! and this brand with its super smart product had ensured that the party continues even when we are not on land!

They also have a very smart way to advertise themselves.

Identify the brand from its advertisement.

Answer: Crocs

Monday, October 9, 2017

OBQ 1035: Current affairs.

OK guys, don't beat me with the proverbial broomstick!

I know its kind of a sitter but he is kind of an important guy, so let me ask you who is he and which corporation does he lead?

Answer: He is Rajnish kumar the new Chariman of State bank of India.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

OBQ 1034: A giant leap for sure!

To the disbelief of western media and society, this guy and this corporation did something sixty years ago that changed the course of humanity.

They will be for sure remembered for as long as human civilizations exists!

Which event am I referring to and who is the gentleman and corporation in the image?

If you look closely and have a good memory the logo has a huge hint!

Answer: 60 years of successful launch of Sputnik.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

OBQ 1033: No Child's play.

Here is a business that sounded like a fairy tale business story from 20th century, but is really struggling in 21st century to survive.

Identify the company from its founder and bunch of other hints in the image.

Answer: Toys R US which filed for bankruptcy recently.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

OBQ 1032: The ultimate benchmark of performance.

Here is ranking with the top-3 automakers listed based on there performance on a specific platform over the last 90+ years.

It is one of the most respected benchmark as far as the performance of automobiles go.

Without giving too many hints tell me what I am talking about?

Answer: The 24 hours of Le Mans Race and the teams that have won it for the maximum number of times.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

OBQ 1031: The e-Commerce superhero!

No this is not the plan for next Marvel comics, its a company that is literally supercharging its way to unicorn status by doing superhero (well not really!) like tasks for some of the big e-Commerce company.

The logo also reflects the superheroic qualities of the company.

Name the company!!!!

Answer: Deliveryhero