A Short History of the USA in 50 Brands

(and Happy Thanksgiving to all my chums)

1795 Jim Beam

1806 Colgate

1818 Brooks Brothers

1830 Macy’s

1850 American Express

1869 Heinz Ketchup

1876 Budweiser

1879 Ivory Soap

1880 Kodak

1886 Coca Cola

1892 Philadelphia

1894 Kellogg’s Cornflakes

1900 Hershey Bar

1902 Gillette Safety Razor

1908 The Model T Ford

1913 Hellman’s Mayonnaise

1921 Betty Crocker

1923 Birds Eye

1930 Snickers

1937 Spam

1940 Dairy Queen

1945 Tupperware

1947 Tropicana

1954 McDonalds

1955 Crest

1957 Dove

1958 Pizza Hut

1959 Barbie

1960 Domino’s Pizza

1964 Doritos

1969 CompuServe

1971 Starbucks

1975 Microsoft

1976 TJ Maxx

1977 Victoria’s Secret

1978 Ben and Jerry

1981 Stouffer’s Lean Cuisine

1982 Bud Light

1994 Amazon

1995 eBay

1996 Google

1997 Netflix

2001 iPod

2004 Facebook

2005 You Tube

2005 Chobani

2006 Twitter

2007 iPhone

2010 Uber

2016 Impossible Burger

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