Initial Impressions: What do all those business initials mean?

Here are 12 business either known by their initials or with initials in their name. See how many you know and the ones you now know: 3M: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing AC Spark Plugs: Albert Champion AMC: American Multi-Cinema BVD: Bradley, Voorhees, and Day ESPN: Entertainment and Sports Programming Network GEICO: Government Employees Insurance Company […]

Where did that business name come from?

Here are the origins of the names of several well known businesses: 7-Eleven convenience stores were originally named U-Tote’m stores.  In 1946, the name was changed  to reflect their newly extended hours, 7:00 am until 11:00 pm. Bally’s, famous for its pinball games, casinos and health clubs, was originally Lion Manufacturing.  The name change came about […]