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Question: What is the origin of the Company name Amstrad?

Answer: Alan Michael Sugar Trading

Question: In which country are company names followed by the letters GmbH?

Answer: Germany Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung which translated means Company with limited liability  

Question: Which is the largest cosmetics company in the world?

Answer: L’Oreal 

Question: The leader or head of a business or company is often referred to as the CEO. What does CEO stand for?

Answer: Chief Executive Officer  

Question: The British supermarket chain, Asda became a subsidiary of which American retail giant in July 1999?

Answer: Walmart 

Question: Measured by revenue and capitalisation, which is the largest internet retailer in the world?

Answer: Amazon 

Question: Where in the USA is Silicon Valley?

Answer: San Francisco Silicon Valley is situated on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay between the cities of San Francisco and San Jose. The area surrounding the Bay is a continuously built up area containing a number of cities.  

Question: Which American company was founded by Harland Sanders during the Great Depression?

Answer: KFC (or, as it was originally known, Colonel Sander’s Kentucky Fried Chicken) 

Question: Famous makes of Champagne including Veuve Cliquot, Dom Pérignon and Moët & Chandon are all 2/3rds owned by the French fashion conglomerate LVMH. Which British drinks company owns the other 1/3rd?

Answer: Diageo 

Question: From whom did the drinks & leisure company Whitbread acquire their chain of coffee shops?

Answer: The Costa Brothers Hence their business, Costa Coffee 

Question: Which famous department store in Knightsbridge, London is owned by the state of Qatar?

Answer: Harrods 

Question: Which UK New Town sits at the centre of what is know as the UK’s Silicon Valley?

Answer: Bracknell The UK Silicon Valley is understood to be the M4 corridor between Swindon and West London. 

Question: Which street in New York is synonymous with the Advertising Industry?

Answer: Madison Street 

Question: Which listed British company collapsed in 1990 with massive debts leading to its founder & CEO, Asil Nadir fleeing to Cyprus?

Answer: Polly Peck