Wednesday, March 31, 2021

OBQ 1581: It's hot.

There is a long tradition of leveraging start power to boost the brand power, however this brand that is about to enter India took it to the next level and named itself after a famous role played on big screen.

Name the brand/movie/character.

Answer: Popeye's chicken & Popeye Doyle from the movie French Connection.

Monday, March 29, 2021

OBQ 1580: Practical joke.

In the smug business world once in a while you get a comic relief in form some massive blunders that make you laugh while they cost millions to those on the receiving end of it.

Identify the logo of the firm that is part of the practical joke right now.

Answer: Evergreen

Saturday, March 27, 2021

OBQ 1579: Mad rush- Gold rush.

Simply identify the company that is participating in the current bull run...only time will tell whether it was a gold rush or mad rush!

Answer:Nazara tech

Thursday, March 25, 2021

OBQ 1578: Art is eternal.

 A ridiculous amount of money is spent on upkeeping some of the masterpieces by artists of acclaim, just so that the future generation can savor and appreciate it. However there is a new art form that is inherently eternal and doesn't need anything apart from a constant supply of electricity.

Here is one such example of this art form, identify this new "art form".

Answer: Digital art that are paid for by Non-fungible tokens (NFT) this is Picasso's Bull.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

OBQ 1577: Uncomporable.

Indian business scene is full of small giants that have deep market understanding and unique product offerings that rule the niche.

Identify this iconic brand from the Saurashtra region that really lives up to its name.

Answer: Atul Auto.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

OBQ 1576: Value investor.

Now that stock markets are wobbly again globally people are talking about value investment, and this guy owns the narrative around value investing in huge asset class.

Who is he and which global financial behemoth he leads?

Answer: Bruce Flatt of Brookfield Asset Management company.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

OBQ 1575: Dark horses and Black swans.

Well this has nothing to do with zoology...or maybe it has. The company in question is privately held and has kept low profile, however some black swan event has brought it in limelight and given it the fame that was long due.

Connect to the company/business family.

Answer: Poonawala group.

Monday, March 15, 2021

OBQ 1574: Noun-sense.

Using a common noun is a fade among tech-startups, this one took it too far. Identify the company that operates in the world of crypto-currency and its name might feel something that is something connected to earth but in reality its more of an abstract noun!

Identify the logo.

Answer: Tether, the fintech firm that wanted to somehow connect bitcoin prices to USD.

Friday, March 12, 2021

OBQ 1573: Agri-Superstar.

 He shares name with a movie celebrity and his impact on agriculture globally has been worthy of the title of Superstar.

Who is he? Name the company that he is associated with.

Answer: Rajnikant Shroff of UPL, one of the true global Agri Chemical giant.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

OBQ 1572: Beasts of all colours

Whether we like it or not colours play huge role in our society, here are some of the colours used to classify a specific type of products in India, some of these colour combinations are lately becoming more popular than the usual black and white!

Identify the product and what these colours codes signify within that product class.

Answer: Vehicle number plates colour combination in India, Yellow in Black is for commercial, White in Green is for Electric Vehicla and White in Blue is for vehicles from Embassy.


Saturday, March 6, 2021

OBQ 1571: Culture and Geo-politics.

Brands have to tread very carefully while trying to cut across cultures without escalating the geo-political tensions. Here is a brand that is under lens because of being on the wrong side of major events in Indian sub-continent.

Connect to a brand/company.

Answer: Kiren Beer.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

OBQ 1570: Invite only.

 Identify the organization that is like an by invite only club.

Answer: OECD