Jul 13, 2010

Six Brands That You Thought Were All American

Some common names in the US have non-American owners.

Henkel KGaA, Germany, owns Dial Soap

Arcapita, Bahrain, owns Church's Fried Chicken - (that's why they took bacon off the menu)

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, UK, owns Holiday Inn

Abu Dhabi Investment Council, UAE, owns the Chrysler building in NY

Seven & I Holdings, Japan, owns Denny’s and 7Eleven

Willis Group Holdings, UK, owns the former Sears Tower in Chicago, now officially called Willis Tower

InBev, Belgium, owns Budweiser.