Companies with unusual sidelines

Inspired by the Michelin thread:

Michelin- Tyres, restaurant ratings
Dunlop- Tyres, trainers/tennis balls/cheap umbrellas
Guinness- Beer, book of records

3 Likes

Walls - sausages/ice cream.

6 Likes

Yamaha - motorbikes, keyboards.

10 Likes

Yamaha - Motorbikes, commercial routers, french horns

1 Like

Gillette- shaving products, jackets without sleeves

10 Likes

Ha snap!

1 Like

YamaHA!

2 Likes

Panini - football stickers, posh toasties.

10 Likes

Mitsubishi - cars, VCRs, weapons

1 Like

Microsoft - operating systems and software, LinkedIn
Siemens - home technology, MRI and CT Scanners, trains and trams

Pills

7 Likes

HP- laptops, brown sauce

11 Likes

Red Bull - energy drinks, football teams

Mitre

Ceremonial Church headgear
Footballs
Saws

2 Likes

“At the Yamaha Corporation we’re focused on one thing and one thing alone—quality sound chips, ceiling brackets, editing software, race-kart engines, sport boats, flugelhorns, ATVs, sequencers, outboard motors, conference systems, golf clubs, projectors, MIDI controllers, lamp cartridges, portable recorders, subwoofers, component systems, and motorcycles.”

I think this is one of my favourite sentences

12 Likes

Panasonic - household electricals and gravel tyres

1 Like

WWF - wrestling and saving animals

11 Likes

The Tornante Company - Bojack Horseman, Portsmouth FC

Jif- kitchen cleaners, lemon juice

1 Like

Peugeot - cars; salt and pepper mills
Volkswagen - cars; sausages

1 Like