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Old 11-22-2017, 01:00 PM
 
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Bombardier.
Agreed. Forgot to say Jaguar as well.
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Old 11-22-2017, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Cannes
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Panerai watches....love them
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Old 11-22-2017, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Finland
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Of Finnish brands I like Supercell, Patria and KONE. (Kone means 'machine'.) Patria obviously makes weapons.
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Old 11-22-2017, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Paris
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Bugatti, DreamWorks (movies), Greyhound (bus svc), Starbucks ( after a character in "Moby-Dick"), Adidas (short for "All Day I Dream About Soccer"), Rolex, Nike ( the Greek goddess of victory), Bacardi, ...
I think Adidas the short for its founder's name. Several prominent German brands like Aldi, Haribo or Adidas are (at least partly) named after their founder's names.
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Old 11-22-2017, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Finland
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I think Adidas the short for its founder's name. Several prominent German brands like Aldi, Haribo or Adidas are (at least partly) named after their founder's names.
Yes, Adi Dassler is the founder of Adidas.
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Old 11-22-2017, 04:09 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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When I was a kid I always thought 'Bang & Olufsen' was a good name.
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Old 11-22-2017, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Tulsa
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Yokohama
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Old 11-22-2017, 04:36 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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I think Adidas the short for its founder's name. Several prominent German brands like Aldi, Haribo or Adidas are (at least partly) named after their founder's names.
Sure, but it does sounds cool

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/spor...ut-soccer.html
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Old 11-23-2017, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Basically any Italian sounding name.
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Old 11-23-2017, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Firenze
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Sanrio-Hello Kitty.
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