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Name was invented in 1961 by ice-cream makers Reuben and Rose Mattus of the Bronx 'to convey an aura of the old-world traditions and craftsmanship'
Named after its founder, Dick Stack, who opened a bait and tackle shop in 1948 with a $300 gift from his grandmother.
Combination of the Danish 'leg godt', which means to 'play well'.
Games studio named after Mark Webley's pet hamster, which died a week before the company was founded.
Alternate spelling of an African antelope
Bayerische Motoren Werke (Bavarian Motor Works)
From the college nickname of founder, Paul Orfalea, for having curly red hair.
Named for the Greek goddess of victory.
Named after founder Sam Walton
Derived from the name of an airport on the southwestern part of Chicago.
A composite of the first letters in the Swedish founder Ingvar Kamprad's name in addition to the first letters of the names of the property and the village in which he grew up.
Named from a Zulu word that translates as 'humanity to others'.
Film and TV production company founded by Adam Sandler, the name is taken from two box office successes.
Named after a character from Moby Dick.
Meaning three stars in Korean
Named after its founders, Gary Burrell and Dr. Min Kao.
Named after founders Roy Allen and Frank Wright
The company looked in a dictionary and came across the name. The definition was 'a short burst of inconsequential information', and 'chirps from birds'.
Named from the digestive enzyme pepsin.
From the merger of Yola and Coplait in 1965.
From the 'Aston Hill' races where the company was founded, and the surname of Lionel Martin, the company's founder.
From the Latin word 'sonus' meaning sound, and 'sonny' a slang word used by Americans to refer to a bright youngster, since the company was sonny boys working in sound and vision.
From the combination of two popular Korean brands, Lucky and Goldstar.
From the Latin word for I Roll.
In 1907, Eugène Schueller, a young French chemist, developed an innovative hair-color formula. He called his improved hair dye Auréole.
The company was earlier known by the name Nippon Sangyo which means 'Japan Industries'.
Founded by Henry and Helal Hassenfeld, the Hassenfeld Brothers.
Named after founder Glen Bell.
From the German for people's car.
Named from the board game Go, it is a Japanese word to describe a position where an opponent's stones are in danger of being captured.
From its parent company, Southern Pacific Railroad Internal Communications.
Named after its founders, Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom, and Robert Lynn.
Originally Consumer Value Stores
Service games of Japan
Convenience stores; renamed from 'U-Tote'm' in 1946 to reflect their newly extended hours.
Named for Sebastian S. Kresge.
Formerly The National Biscuit Company.
Named from Son of Electronic Printer.
The group was formed around a number of people who provided patch files that had been written for NCSA httpd 1.3. The result after combining them was a patchy server.
From pixel and the co-founder's name, Alvy Ray Smith.
Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Italian Automobile Factory of Turin)

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