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Companies that used to be called with different names

FedEx Express (formerly Federal Express): A cargo airline based in United States, Federal Express, launched by Yale Graduate Fred Smith in 1965, to deliver urgent, time-sensitive shipments across the world. In 1994, the company officially adopted FedEx as its new brand name, with the aim of being recognised as the worldwide standard for a fast delivery service.

Do you know what these famous companies were called earlier?

Yahoo India Finance Team
Yahoo! India Finance

Brand names are vital things. A brand name can make or break the company. But did you know many famous companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Nissan and Google began their lives under different names.

Here is a list of some big brands that subsequently underwent a rechristening.

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