People from all over the world are keen to know about USA brands. Here is a list of popular products or services produced in the USA.
1) Dell Computer
Dell Computer, a Texas-based company, sells personal computers and other equipment worldwide. In April 1996, it retained a local public relations firm to help create a campaign that would raise the visibility of Dell’s public image. The contract between Dell and the PR firm stated that they would work together to produce a “Position Paper” for use by the media as source material for stories.
2) I phone from Apple
Apple’s I phone is a popular gadget. The company has sold more than 3 million smartphones across the world since its launch in June 2007.
YouTube, the popular video-sharing website, was founded in February 2005. The domain name www.youtube.com was registered on 15th February 2005; within four months, the website had attracted more than 65,000 videos and 100 million visitors per month. By September 2006, it was ranked as the second most popular site by Alexa Internet traffic.
In February 2004, Harvard students Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes formed a site called Thefacebook.com as a social network for fellow students. In May 2004, The West Coaster reported that Facemash attracted 450 visitors and 22,000 photo-views in its first four hours online.
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass.
Around July 2005, the iPod began being offered by Apple in a 4 GB model.
Netflix was founded on August 29, 1997, by former Netflix and current president and CEO Reed Hastings.
Starbucks was founded in Seattle, Washington, on March 31, 1971.
9) Go. Daddy
GoDaddy was founded in 1997 by Bob Parsons.
10) Whole Foods
Whole Foods Market was founded in 1978 and is currently headquartered in Austin, Texas.
11) Under Armour
Under Armour was founded in 1996 by Kevin Plank, a then 23-year-old former special teams captain of the University of Maryland football team.
Google was first called BackRub due to the large number of backlinks it recorded.
13) American Eagle Outfitters
American Eagle Outfitters was founded in 1977 by brothers Jerry and Mark Silverman as a subsidiary of Retail Ventures, Inc.
In 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen incorporated Micro-Soft, which later became Microsoft.
Zappos was founded in 1999 by Nick Swinmurn.
16) Panera Bread Company (formerly Saint Louis Bread Company and later changed to Au Bon Pain Co.)
St. Louis Bread Company was started by Ken Rosenthal, who had $1,000 in his pocket and a recipe for bread.
Mattel is the largest toy company in the world, with Mattel Creations’ products selling more than any other toy company country in the US
KFC was founded by Colonel Sanders, who started cooking for travelers on the road in Corbin, Kentucky.
19) Trader Joe’s
Trader Joe’s is headquartered in Monrovia, California, and was founded by Joe Coulombe.
20) Coach (Fashion handbags and accessories)
The coach was started in a loft on 34th Street in Manhattan.
21) Bath & Body Works
Bath and Bodyworks were started by three friends, who decided to sell candles at their favorite craft store.
22) The Cheesecake Factory (American Restaurant Chain.)
The Cheesecake Factory was founded by Oscar and Evelyn Overton; its first location was in Detroit, Michigan.
Applebee’s is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. The 1st restaurant was opened on April 19, 1980, in Atlanta Georgia by Bill and Tana Amen.
24) Subway (sandwiches)
Subway founder Fred DeLuca had a goal of opening a restaurant to raise money for his medical school tuition. The first sub shop was opened in 1965 under the name Pete’s Super Submarines at Bridgeport, Connecticut.
25) Chipotle Mexican Grill
Chipotle is based in Denver, Colorado, and was started by Steve Ells.
26) Arby’s (American Fast-food Sandwich Restaurant Chain.)
Arby’s original location was established in Boardman, Ohio, by Leroy and Forrest Raffel in 1964. The brothers wanted to open a fun place with great food that would appeal to everyone. They decided on roast beef sandwiches because of their popularity. 27) Cinnabon (bakery Company, specializing in Cakes.)
Cinnabon was founded by Rich Komen with the idea of offering a unique and delicious cinnamon roll. The first shop was in an airport, and the company has grown considerably since then.
28) Sonic Drive-In (American fast food restaurant chain)
Sonic is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Howard D Smith is credited for having founded it in 1953. It is known for its drive-in restaurants and carhop service.
29) Panda Express (chain of fast-casual restaurants based out of Rosemead California.)
Panda Express founders Andrew Cherng and his father established this establishment in 1983. They wanted to introduce Chinese cooking to America through a fast-casual restaurant concept using American ingredients and preparation techniques.
30) Sizzler (American-Australian steakhouse and buffet food chain known for their salad bars and relish trays.)
Sizzler was founded in 1958 by Merv Adelson and his wife, Evelyn, in Culver City California. The name was based on a type of cooking element used in commercial broilers at the time. It is headquartered in Brisbane Australia. They currently operate more than 400 restaurants worldwide with roughly half of them located in the United States.
31) Denny’s (American full-service pancake house restaurant franchise)
Denny’s was founded by Harold Butler and Richard Jezak, who opened the first restaurant location in Lakewood, California that year after buying the rights to open a restaurant from Ron, the founder of Denny’s predecessor, Danny’s Donuts. They are headquartered in Spartanburg South Carolina
32) Little Caesars (Detroit-based American pizza chain)
Little Caesar was founded by Michael Ilitch and Marian Ilitch in 1959 as a single, family-owned restaurant called “Little Caesar’s Pizza Treat” in Garden City, Michigan. This is one of several pizza chains that Mike Ilitch has owned; others include Detroit Style Pizza and supposedly soon to be defunct Fox Sports Detroit television station. The company is known for its advertising featuring an animated version of its mascot, which had been voiced by local radio personality Erich “Rick” Muller until 2010 when it switched to another local radio personality in Detroit, former 96.7 Boss FM DJ Ken Calvert.
33) Domino Pizza
Founded by Tom Monaghan in 1960, Domino’s Pizza is one of the first American franchises to popularize pizza outside the USA. Currently, Domino’s Pizza operates 10,000-plus outlets worldwide and delivers more than 1 million pizzas daily.
34) IBM (International Business Machines Corporation)
IBM is a multinational computer, technology, and IT consulting corporation headquartered in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting, and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
35) Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson is an American worldwide manufacturer of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer packaged goods. Among its products are the first mass-produced disposable plastic syringe, surgical supplies such as sutures, blood bags, artificial cardiac pacemakers, orthopedic implants such as knee replacement parts, electronic neuromodulation devices for neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, diabetes management equipment including insulin pump therapy, indwelling catheters, ostomy products, etc.
Monster.com is a global online employment solution site in the United States founded by Monster Worldwide, Inc., an American company headquartered in New York City. It helps people find work and employers find employees.
Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In March 2014 the multinational corporation consisted of 338,875 employees worldwide and, as of February 2016, was the 13th-largest company in the world by revenue.
Amazon is American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization.
39) Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand.
40) American Express
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City. Its principal products are its charge card, credit card, and traveler’s cheque businesses.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American multinational beverage corporation and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. The company is best known for its flagship product Coke, invented in 1886 by pharmacist John Stith Pemberton in Atlanta, Georgia.
Caterpillar is an American corporation that manufactures construction and mining equipment, diesel engine generators, and turbines providing generator sets with a power range of about 100 to 5,000 kilowatts for residential, commercial, industrial, and utility customers.
eBay Inc. is an American multinational Internet consumer-to-consumer corporation that manages ebay.com, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide.
McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily across 119 countries.
45) Harley Davidson
Harley-Davidson, Inc. is an American motorcycle manufacturer, founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903.
46) Dunkin Donuts
Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., formerly known as Dunkin’ Donuts is a multinational restaurant company that runs chains of donut shops and fast-food restaurants worldwide.
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products, and interactive media.
48) J Crew
J.Crew Group is an American multi-brand, multi-channel, specialty retailer.
Nike is the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities.
50) Abercrombie & Fitch
Abercrombie & Fitch is an American retailer that focuses on upscale casual wear for young consumers, its headquarters is located in New Albany, Ohio a suburb of Columbus
PepsiCo Inc. is an American multinational food and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York.
52) Forever 21
Forever 21 is an American fast fashion retailer with its headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles.
Blackberry Limited is a Canadian-based electronics company founded in 1984 as Research In Motion by Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin.
54). Anheuser-Busch InBev
Anheuser-Busch InBev is a multinational beverage and brewing company headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.
Marshall’s is an American department store that sells discounted clothing, footwear, bedding, furniture, home decor & various other housewares. It has over 1,000 stores nationwide., including the United States and Puerto Rico. The first Marshalls store opened in Boston in 1956 as a division of Zayre.
Xbox is a video gaming brand created and owned by Microsoft.
Kellog Company is an American multinational food manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan.
This concept, developed by Crossroads USA LLC., is designed to be alternatives to traditional shopping malls. The stores are usually found in strip malls or plazas that have anywhere from 6,000-12,000 square feet of space. It is the second-largest off-price retailer after TJ Maxx with over 800 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada.
59). Sears Holdings Corporation (Sears & Kmart)
The Sears Holdings Corporation ( SHLD ) is an American holding company headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois of the United States of America that owns several chains, including department stores Kmart and Sears. It also owns brands like “Craftsman”.
60) Frito-Lay North America
Frito-Lay is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PepsiCo and markets many brands of snack foods under various brand names.
61) Levi Strauss & Co.
Levi Strauss & Co., also known as Levi’s or Levi’s /ˌliːvaɪˈ z ˌ straʊs/, is a privately held American clothing company known worldwide for its Levi’s /ˌliːvaɪˈ z ˌ straʊs/ brand of denim jeans.
Skil is an American power tool manufacturer that was founded in 1924 as Skilsaw, Inc., with the original product being a radial arm saw. It changed its name to “Skilsaw, Inc.” in 1940 and then to “Skill Corporation” in 1968. The current name was adopted when the company was purchased by Black & Decker in 1989.
63) Sony (music label only )
Sony Music Entertainment ( SME ), often abbreviated as SME, is an American music company owned by Sony that is incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, which in turn is a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony Corporation.
64) Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly referred to as Louis Vuitton ( pronounced: [lwi vɥitɔ̃]), or shortened to LV, is a French fashion house founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. The label’s LV monogram appears on most of its products, ranging from luxury trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses, and books.
65) Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts, Inc., also known as EA Games before 2010, is an American developer, marketer, publisher, and distributor of video games headquartered in Redwood City, California.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a privately held American supermarket chain operated by the Wegman family, based in Gates, New York.
67) The Home Depot
The Home Depot is an American home improvement supplies retailing company that sells tools, construction products, and services. It operates many big-box format stores across the United States (including all 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam ), all ten provinces of Canada, as well as Mexico. On February 28th, 2018 they opened one of their largest locations in history, which is also one of their busiest. This new store includes many different features at the Southridge location in Miami, FL. The Home Depot’s sister company is Ace Hardware Corporation.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., doing business as Walmart, is an American multinational retail corporation that operates as a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam’s Club retail warehouses. Walmart has 8500 stores across 28 countries, including the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, Mexico, India, Japan, South Africa.
TJMaxx is an American off-price department store that sells clothing, footwear, accessories & home fashions at “up to” 70% off original prices. TJMaxx has over 1,000 stores nationwide. The first TJ Maxx store opened in Massachusetts in September 1975.
Home Goods is an American retailer of home products that operates the brands HomeGoods and A.Jaffe also based out of Framingham, where it was founded by Eric Segal and Marvin Glass. Both chains operate separately though they have many overlapping items since they are both owned by holding company The TJX Companies., Inc., which is headquartered in Framingham.