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« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2015, 05:59:35 AM »

Nike



Nike (from 1964 to 1978 - Blue Ribbon Sport) was founded by student-runner and his coach. Their business idea was simple and straightforward. They purchased 300 pairs of sneakers from Asian manufacturers and sold them under its own brand. In this initial stage, the company could not afford to even rent a garage.

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« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2015, 06:00:00 AM »

Patagonia Clothing



In 1953, at age 14, Yvon Chouinard became interested in mountaineering. At age 18 he bought the necessary equipment, which set in the garage of his parents. The company began to produce and sell special hooks for $1,50 each. By 2012, Patagonia Clothing had a turnover of $500 million, becoming one of the most recognized names in the production of clothing for outdoor activities.
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« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2015, 06:00:33 AM »

The Beatles



Before the formation of The Beatles, John Lennon was a member of a group called The Quarrymen, along with several friends at school. When the parents of one member of the group could not longer endure their noise, future superstar were forced to postpone rehearsals in an old bomb shelter in the backyard.
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