Secret meanings behind the world's most popular brand names

Secret meanings behind the world's most popular brand names

We all know how a can of Coca-Cola looks like by heart, and everyone can tell a Starbucks store from a distance away. It is no wonder why brands like Coke, Oreo and Nike are some of the world's most recognisable and popular brand names.

However, did you know that Coca-Cola was actually invented as a medicine? Or that Canon was named after the Japanese Buddhist Goddess of Mercy?

Here are some little-known facts about the world's most familiar brands.

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