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.